Al Jazeera denounces Israeli shutdown

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Al Jazeera has denounced the Israeli government’s decision to close Al Jazeera Media Network’s bureau in Jerusalem and revoke the media credentials of its journalists.… Read more

BeIN Media digital chief leaving

Olivier Dufour

BeIN Media’s director of digital, Olivier Dufour, is leaving the company after five years to return to independent consultancy. “I am leaving #beIN after 5… Read more

Ooredoo taps Harmonic for 4K channel delivery


Qatar-based telecom operator Ooredoo has partnered with Harmonic on the delivery of 4K TV channels in the Middle East. Ooredoo launched what it claimed was the… Read more

BeIN Media adds new VOD services and channels

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Qatar-based pay TV operator BeIN Media has added multiple on-demand service and seven new channels to its offering. The video-on-demand services include a Box Office… Read more

BeIN Media opens retail outlets across UAE

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Qatar-based Middle East pay TV and media group BeIN Media has opened six retail outlets in the UAE, the home territory of its rival OSN,… Read more

BeIN Media passes Instagram milestone

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BeIN Media has passed the social media milestone of having three million Instagram followers. The company said this made it part of an elite club… Read more

New Digitürk CEO named

Yousef Al-Obaidly

Yousef Al-Obaidly has been named as the new CEO of Digitürk following the Turkish pay TV operator’s acquisition by BeIN Media Group. Al-Obaidly, who played… Read more

TMSF completes sale of Digitürk to BeIN Media Group

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Turkey’s Saving Deposit Insurance Fund (TMSF) has completed the sale of pay TV operation Digitürk to Qatar’s BeIN Media Group. Digitürk was 53.3% owned by… Read more

BeIN launches 360° video


Middle East pay TV broadcaster BeIN Media has begun publishing a range of 360° video content on its website. The operator said that the move… Read more

Al Jazeera to cut 500 jobs worldwide

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Al Jazeera Media Network has announced plans to cut roughly 500 jobs worldwide, the majority of which will be in Qatar.  The news broadcaster said… Read more