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BBC Earth Launched across the MENA region through beIN

The Middle East and North Africa region will be having the factual channel BBC Earth through the beIN direct-to-home satellite service on April 5.The BBC’s commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, announced the deal and said that BBC Earth will extend its distribution in Turkey by launching via operator Digiturk on the same day. At the same [...]

beIN Media Group wins the rights to broadcast VIVO Indian Premier League across the MENA

Under the five-year deal, Star India has awarded the television & digital rights to beIN who will screen the upcoming 2018 VIVO IPL competition, together with the proceeding four editions of the tournament until 2022. The announcement sees a further strengthening of beINs burgeoning global cricket portfolio, following long term rights agreements signed in 2017 with [...]

BeIN racks up Serie A rights deal for MENA

The Qatar-based broadcaster, BeIN, will show Italian soccers top tier. The broadcaster has agreed the deal with the IMG agency, which holds international media rights to Serie A. The broadcaster is to show Serie A matches in both Arabic and English across the region. IMG and Italian public-service broadcaster Rai acquired Serie A international media [...]

BeIN offers arrive in Morocco

BeIN bouquets are now available in Morocco. According to a decision of the High Authority for Communication and Audiovisual (HACA), published in the Official Bulletin of 14 December 2017, BeIN for General Trade & Distribution has been authorized by the regulator to market the beIN bouquet in the Moroccan territory. The contract signed by both [...]

beIN to broadcast Cricket Australia in MENA

Cricket is set to reach a higher audience in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions following an agreement today by Cricket Australia and broadcaster beIN media group. It is the biggest ever cricket board rights deal for the region and will bring the best of Australian and international cricket to a growing MENA [...]

BeIN secures content with Irdeto in MENA

Qatar-based pay-TV operator beIN has cemented its relationship with Irdeto by signing a three-year deal to secure its content. Irdeto will supply its conditional access technology and security for the delivery of beINs live sports and entertainment content across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). As a growing brand providing premium content across the [...]

Football Fans having to look for alternatives following BeIn Sports block in the UAE

In the midst of the current diplomatic issues with Qatar, access to the beIN Sports TV has been obstructed by local UAE providers. Fans expecting the start of the English Premier League season next month will need to find other ways to watch the matches, the kick-off announced for August 12.  BeIN holds the exclusive [...]

PBS Sports launched to compete with BEIN Sports

Saudi-Arabia, in partnership with Egypt is launching its own TV network, PBS Sports, to bring down the Qatari monopoly of the entertainment television, BEIN Sports. PBS Sports groups will launch 11 channels and will be broadcasted in the region and internationally. Available on Nilesat, PBS Sport would not be encrypted and will be available for [...]

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain slab new subscriptions to BeIN

After the ban of Al-jazeera channels and website in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, the two countries decided to block new subscriptions to BeIN Media, the Qatar based pay-TV network. The network holds Middle East holds many rights for Major FIFA events such as the World Cup or event national event such as English Premier League. [...]

Ooredoo include BeIN package in its offer

Ooredoo (former Qtel) announced that Ooredoo TV and Mozaic TV will be available as premium content in the BeIN offer.  Thus, Ooredoo TV and Mozaic TV customers will have access to sport content from the Qatari network. The BeIN full package is costing around US$ 30 a month for numerous live coverage and exclusive content [...]