GlobeCast partners with Arabsat to bring a new neighborhood of channels to North Africa on the BADR satellite at 26 degrees East.
BBC World News will launch its international HD channel on Arabsat on August 5.
My-HD Media, a television platform that offers a single viewing card solution for HD channels in the MENA regions, has announced a long-term strategic partnership with Arabsat.
Euronews has renewed its contract with Arabsat to continue broadcasting the Arabic version of the channel on Arabsat Badr-4 for five more years.
Arabsat has signed an agreement with the Hellenic Telecommunication Organization (OTE) for the acquisition of its 99.05% equity participation in Hellas Sat Consortium (Hellas Sat).
Arabsat hs added the Sudanese Blue Nile Channel to the Sudanese bouquet, broadcast from the recently built platform shared between the Sudanese radio and television agency and Arabsat.
Africa 24, the news channel for Africa, has selected Arabsat to expand its coverage and launch in French on Arabsat’s Badr-4.
SPI International has signed a long-term agreement with Arabsat for the exclusive distribution rights for three new HD channels in HD/SD for MENA region.
GlobeCast and France 24 are to expand their exploratory HbbTV service to the Middle East this autumn with the support of Orange and Arabsat.
The state of Bahrain has decided to quit Arabsat in protest at Iranian channels being broadcast over the Badr satellite system.