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MBC Iraq to launch officially in February

MBC Group has announced the introduction of MBC Iraq, a family-oriented entertainment channel for Iraqi viewers. With the launch, the Group intends to boost its relationship with Iraqi audiences while also increasing and growing its offerings in MENA as part of its five-year vision. MBC Iraq will roll out with several Iraqi productions such as drama and [...]

MBC rolls out ‘Shahid Original’ productions

MBC Group reiterated its aim to line up its digital offerings with a strong investment strategy for the next five years by starting with the launch of Shahid and Shahid Plus. Leading this progress will be former Hulu and accomplished digital media executive, Johannes Larcher, who joins MBC Group as Managing Director, Digital & VOD [...]

Snapchat inks deal with 20 local media brands in MENA

Social media company Snapchat has inked new deals with 20 local media brands to publish its daily stories and shows in content channel known as Discover. The platform is boosting its presence in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region after opening an office earlier this year. The new collaborators include 7awi, Abu Dhabi [...]

MBC Group to roll out Farsi TV channel in MENA

MENA broadcasting company MBC Group will soon roll out a Farsi TV channel for the youth population which is a competitive media market. MBC Persia will introduce Farsi TV channel on Oct. 6, initially beaming subtitled and dubbed dramas, comedies, talent-spotting shows and Hollywood and Bollywood films. The broadcaster will begin to make exclusive productions for the general entertainment channel by [...]

MBC+ Ooredoo Channel introduced in Qatar

Qatari viewers now welcome a new channel in the name of MBC+ Ooredoo Channel. The channel will be available on channel number 180 of Ooredoo TV and will provide MBCs Arabic content including Tabakh Al Sultan, Scoop, Dahsha, El Hokm, El Hob Al Halal. The channel has been launched following a multiyear Memorandum of Understanding [...]

MBC Group partners with Arabsat for exclusive channels transition

Middle East Broadcasting Center (MBC), the private free-to-air satellite broadcasting company in Arab World, and Arab Satellite Communications Organisation (Arabsat), has signed a strategic partnership for the transition of some of their channels. The MBC Pro Sports channels will be moved uniquely to the Arabsat. Arabsat will be screening the Saudi Football League once again. [...]