Tag Archives: Al Jazeera

iflix brings 13 new channels in MENA

Subscription VOD service iflix has extended its linear TV channel offering by bringing its total to 50, with the intention of reaching 80 by the end of 2018. iflix is currently accessible to users across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The upgraded bouquet from the Kuala-Lumpur-based company has added 13 premium channels with content [...]

Gulf States demand the shutdown of Al-Jazeera channels

Al-Jazeera, the Arabic news network is under pressure, the Gulf States are asking of its immediate shut-down especially in the light of the recent events. This has been a demand made by the State for 20 years. The Qatar based network, is the most viewed Arabic channel worldwide and enjoy a good popularity with the [...]

Al Jazeera and TV5 Monde bag rights for second season of ‘The Ranch’

Al Jazeera, the Doha-based broadcaster, and TV5MONDE, the French channel, has acquired the rights for the season two of the animated series, The Ranch. While Al-Jazeera will be airing the series on its children and familys channels, TV5MONDE sealed the deal for all the French-speaking territories. Also, Lagardere obtained the rights to be broadcasted on [...]

Al Jazeera now on Apple TV

Something new is in sight for the Al Jazeera, the Arabic news and current affairs satellite TV channel based in Doha. Its digital platforms AJ+, is introducing an app on Apple TV, offering the most recent news from across the globe and live programmes and on demand. Viewers will be eligible to a viewing experience [...]

Al Jazeera in pact with AMA to enhance digital presence

Al Jazeera has signed a distribution deal with African Media Agency (AMA) to enhance its digital presence across Africa. AMA will re-distribute Al Jazeera’s Pan African news to various online news channels in the continent. “We are delighted and honoured to have been chosen by a media house as influential as Al Jazeera. Years of [...]

Al Jazeera switches its satellite broadcasting to Es’hailsat

Al Jazeera Media Network has announced to permanently terminate broadcasting via satellites Arabsat satellites, Badr-4 and Badr-5, starting January 1, 2015. New channel bundles will be broadcast through satellite Es’hailSat 1. “Al Jazeera has carefully investigated and considered the intentional jamming of its signal in recent years. The jamming is part of an orchestrated and [...]

Ooredoo inks media cloud deal with Al Jazeera

Qatari teleco, Ooredoo, has inked a media cloud deal with Al Jazeera Media Network. The media cloud infrastructure will connect Al Jazeeras main hubs in Europe, the Middle East, America, Asia and Africa, along with linking other bureaus around the world. Ooredoo will build cloud infrastructure using capacity on international fiber optic cables incorporating geographical [...]

Al Jazeera picks content from Zodiak Kids

Qatari pay-TV broadcaster, Al Jazeera, has signed a deal with London-based content provider, Zodiak Kids. Al Jazeera has acquired over 75 hours of programming for its JeemTV and BaraemTV channels in the Middle East and North Africa. The broadcaster has picked shows including The Ranch, the third seasons of both Rekkit Rabbit and Horrid Henry. [...]

Al Jazeera launches AJ+

Qatari pay-TV broadcaster, Al Jazeera, has introduced an online global community, AJ+. AJ+ is a digital video news and current events channel. The company created the channel on December 17, 2013. Al Jazeera ran the soft launch since June 13th, 2014. The application is also available on iOS and Android operating systems. “AJ+ is topical, [...]