The satellite broadcasting company has announced that it will broadcast the region’s most popular TV channel, Cartoon Network in Arabic on its MENA beam. The new deal extends the long-term partnership with Turner Broadcasting Systems beyond the CNN flagship news channel which has been Yahlive since.
Viewers across MENA will soon be able to access popular Free-to-air animated kid’s programs, including Cartoon Network Studios productions such as Ben10, The Powerpuff Girls etc.
Commenting on the growing collaboration with Turner, Sami Boustany, Yahlive CEO said: “We are delighted and honoured to further expand our relationship with Turner. Our organisations first joined hands in 2012 and since then we have been working together to bring content people want to see to their television screens. Adding Cartoon Network Arabic to our Mena beam is in line with our vision of becoming the satellite broadcasting platform of choice for both broadcasters and viewers.’’
“North Africa region is a key focus for us and we are consistently looking to enhance our bouquet. Currently our viewers can enjoy a diverse mix of channels such as France 24, Abu Dhabi TV, Canal Sport, Face TV, Nay TV and Fashion One 4K on Yahlive. We have also added over 50 TV channels to our offerings this year and we are working closely with regional broadcasters to ensure that our audience have access to their preferred, popular channels,” he added.
Yahlive, headquartered in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, was launched in 2011 as a joint venture between the world leading satellite operator SES, and Yahsat a pioneering UAE-based satellite operator. Yahlive has been operating a leading-edge network to broadcast free-to-air high-quality satellite television and positively impacts the lives of its viewers by remaining connected through language and content.