The counsel for beIN Media Group has described a ruling by the WTO that Saudi Arabia had breached its obligations concerning IP and its refusal to take action over broadcast pirate beoutQ as a “historic vindication of intellectual property rights”.
beIN Media Group has signed Sky Sports commercial director Richard Verow as its chief sports officer.
beIN Media Group has been ordered to pay $8 million (SR30 million) in compensation to the Saudi Arabia-based service provider Selevision.
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 Premier League says new evidence put forward by beIN Media Group demonstrates that its content is being illegally broadcast across the Middle East by the pirate beoutQ.
The BeIN Media Group is migrating its transponder capacity from Nilesat over to Eutelsat 8 degrees West.
BBC Studios has signed a MoU with beIN Media Group establishing a strategic partnership to explore opportunities for the co-development, co-production and distribution of content in Qatar, the Middle East and Turkey.
The leading Turkish DTH platform Digitürk has been bought by beIN Media Group for an undisclosed fee.
Digiturk has reportedly been sold to the Qatari BeIN Media Group for a fee of between $1 billion and $1.2 billion.