Euronews renews Arabsat contract

Euronews has renewed its contract with Arabsat to broadcast its Euronews Arabic channel on the Arabsat Badr-4 satellite at 26°East for five more years.

Khalid Balkhyour, president and CEO of Arabsat said, “We truly value Euronews confidence in Arabsat and we are very pleased to maintain this successful partnership.”

Arnaud Verlhac, deputy director, worldwide distribution at Euronews, said: “Arabsat is one of our strongest partners since the launch of Euronews on Arabsat Badr-4 in July 2008, at the same time as we launched Euronews Arabic. In a very competitive market, we are pleased to renew our cooperation with Arabsat and secure our deployment in the MENA area where Euronews now reaches 38 million households.”