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Berbere TV channels launching on Arabsat

Middle East and North Africa satellite operator Arabsat is to carry a trio of channels from Berbere TV targeting the North African Berber area.

Berbere TV’s channels will be part of the Maghreb Bouquet on Arabsat’s BADR-5 Satellite.

The BADR-5 Maghreb Bouquet will broadcast Berbere TV, Berbere Jeunesse and Berbere Music in addition to satellite radio channels Berbère Radio and Antinéa Radio to the Maghreb communities.

Khalid Balkhayour

Khalid Balkhayour

The move marks the latest phase of expansion for Berbere TV after 17 years of existence and a presence on all ADSL networks and cable networks in France, Canada and around the world via the brtvconnect.com platform.

“Arabsat is committed to continue its efforts to partner with premium broadcasters to provide to Arab communities with high quality entertainment content that adheres to our cultural and social values , and we are happy to welcome Berbere TV channels and radio on board which shall be a great addition to our neighbourhood,” said Khalid Balkheyour, president and CEO of Arabsat.

“I am delighted to announce that Berbère Télévision, Berbère Jeunesse, Berbère Music and our two Radios Berbère Radio and Antinéa Radio are joining the growing 26° East neighbourhood to increase our visibility in North Africa. This shall meet the growing demand of viewers in this region for our programmes,” said Mohammed Saadi, CEO and founder of Berbere Television Group.