Arabsat’s CTO Dr. Badr bin Nasser Al-Suwaidan has been appointed the organisation’s new CEO, replacing Eng. Khalid bin Ahmed Balkheyour, who resigned from the position.
A joint statement by FIFA, the AFC, UEFA, the Bundesliga, LaLiga, Lega Serie A, LFP and the Premier League has been issued following the publication of an investigative report into the operations of beoutQ.
FIFA has issued a warning to the Saudi satellite operator Arabsat to stop transmitting illegal feeds from the Women’s World Cup, which have been pirated by BeoutQ.
STORY UPDATED. Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports is claiming a major victory after it announced that a French court had found Arabsat to be involved in the alleged piracy operation beoutQ.
The first global Turkish drama channel, Timeless Drama Channel, is launching with My-HD on Arabsat.
The beIN Corporation has launched an international investment arbitration against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for damages totalling more than $1 billion, having been unlawfully driven out of the Saudi market and subjected to widespread piracy of sports broadcasting.
Newtec and Arab Satellite Communications (Arabsat) have signed a new multi-million Euro contract, expanding their long-term partnership.
The main French football league, Ligue de Football Professional, has condemned the illegal broadcast piracy of opening games of Ligue 1 by Saudi Arabia-based beoutQ and escalates the theft of its rights to the Directorate General for Trade at the European Commission.
Saudi pirate broadcaster beoutQ has ‘stolen’ the opening games of Premier League and Ligue 1 from the official licence holder BeIn Sports.
BBC Arabic and Arabsat have renewed their agreement to distribute the channel on Arabsat BADR-4 at 26 degrees East which covers the entire MENA region and most of Western Europe.