Al Jazeera launches in HD with all-new look

News channel Al Jazeera Arabic has launched a new look with a complete redesign of studios and graphics and has launched on HD on the Nilesat satellite platform.

Ahmed bin Jassim al Thani, director-general of Al Jazeera Media Network, said that the move was the first phase of a plan that also included the lauc of new programmes.

“The Al Jazeera screen is part of people’s homes, so we’ve exerted a great deal of effort to modernise our presentation and look. We have employed the best and latest technology in the industry to maximize the production value. Al Jazeera has distinguished itself through outstanding news coverage and reports. Today, it adds more to its account through the new look,” said Al Thani. “This is the first phase of a comprehensive progression plan for the network which includes launching new programs. I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation to our audience, and all staff for their dedication to continuously perfecting the performance of our network.” He said the move to HD took “the high quality production standards of Al Jazeera to a new level”.