Ooredoo renews deal with beIN Media Group

Qatar telco Ooredoo has struck a renewed deal with sports and entertainment broadcaster beIN Media Group to deliver Global Media network connectivity between its two main media hubs in Doha and France.

The two companies have worked together since 2014, Ooredoo has built a media network customised to carry broadcast grade video content between beIN’s major studios in Doha and Paris.

The network has been instrumental in delivering sporting content to viewers from the USA, Europe, Middle East and Asia.

Ooredoo said the partnership marks the company’s position as a leader in the communications technology sector.

Sheikh Ali Bin Jabor Al Thani, chief executive officer, Ooredoo Qatar, said: “Our renewed partnership with beIN underscores the critical role that Ooredoo plays in the international broadcaster’s operations and demonstrates the trust and confidence that our valued customers have in us as a telecoms service provider. We are thrilled to continue delivering world-class connectivity solutions that constitute the backbone of beIN’s operations, enabling them to deliver upgraded customer experiences around the world.”

Mohammad Al-Subaie, chief executive officer, beIN MENA, said: “We are pleased to reaffirm our long-standing partnership with Ooredoo Qatar who have been providing us with this vital connectivity service since beIN MEDIA GROUP was incorporated in 2014. Millions of audiences in 40 countries rely on beIN to deliver a seamless viewing experience of the world’s premium sports and entertainment, so it is critical that our connectivity partner provides, as Ooredoo Qatar have been, a state of-the art service that is fully redundant across 4 protected geographically diverse paths.”

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