BBC Earth will launch as a linear channel across MENA through the Bein DTH service on April 5, 2018.
The commercial version of BBC children’s channel CBeebies is to launch in the Middle East and North Africa on 1 April 2016.
BBC Worldwide is closing two non-news channels in the Indian market, blaming delays in digitization and the high carriage charges demanded by operators.
The BBC’s pre-school brand CBeebies is to make its debut in Norway, Denmark and Sweden.
The BBC is launching a new Red Button interactive service for its pre-school channel CBeebies. It follows the launch of a dedicated CBeebies iPlayer earlier in the year.