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Football bodies identify Arabsat as source of BeoutQ broadcasts

Football bodies FIFA, the AFC, UEFA, Germany’s Bundesliga, Spain’s La Liga, Italy’s Serie A, France’s LFP and England’s Premier League have explicitly accused Arabsat of transmitting pirate operation BeoutQ’s services. Following a report commissioned by the sporting groups from MarkMonitor, they said that beoutQ’s pirate broadcasts have been transmitted using satellite infrastructure owned and operated […]

Al Maghriba bouquet launches on Arabsat-5C

Moroccan international channel bouquet Al Maghriba has launched on the Arabsat -5C satellite, giving it DTH reach across Africa. Société Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de Télévision (SNRT)-owned Al Maghriba targets Moroccans living outside the country with a bouquet wholly focxused on howm-grown content. The launch on Arabsat-5C gives the bouquet additional reach across Africa via […]

Newtec and Arabsat expand partnership

Satellite equipment specialist Newtec and Middle East satellite operator Arabsat have signed a new multi-million Euro contract, expanding their long-term partnership. The new agreement will enable the launch of new High Throughput Satellite (HTS) services in the Middle East and Africa, including Enterprise and VNO services, IP Trunking and mobile backhaul for 3G and 4G […]

Talia launches uplink platform on Arabsat at 26° East

Talia, a communication platform provider serving the Middle East, Africa, Europe and the Americas, has completed and deployed a new uplink platform, ready to host HD and SD channels with secured transmission on the Arabsat Badr-7 satellite at the 26° East position. Arabsat said that thanks to its satellite technology, customers will benefit from secure […]

English Premier League adds weight to BeoutQ piracy battle

The English Premier League has joined the chorus of sports rights-holding bodies and other organisations to condemn Saudi-based BeoutQ’s pirate broadcasts in the Middle East. All 20 Premier League matches played during the first two weeks of the season were transmitted illegally by BeoutQ, which is alleged to have stolen the content from several Premier League […]

French football league takes aim at BeoutQ

France’s Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) has become the latest sporting body to line-up behind Qatar-based pay TV outfit BeIN Media’s campaign to combat what it sees as a deliberately targeted attack on it by a Saudi Arabia-based pirate broadcaster and streamer. Following the Ligue 1 Conforama season kick off, the LfP confirmed that its […]

BeIN Media enlists tech companies’ support in piracy battle with BeoutQ

BeIN Media has intensified its campaign against Saudi Arabia-based pirate service BeoutQ, which has targeted BeIN Media’s base by offering illicit transmissions of premium sports content. Following BeoutQ’s transmission of the first English Premier League and Ligue 1 football matches of the new season, BeIN Media has enlisted the support of content security providers Cisco […]

BeIN Media slams Arabsat over BeoutQ pirate service

Qatar-based pay TV operator BeIN Media has slammed Arabsat’s sponsorship of today’s MENA Anti-Piracy Conference in Dubai because it claims the Saudi Arabia-based satellite operator is facilitating the transmission of a service that deliberately pirates premium sports transmissions to which it holds the exclusive rights. The service, known as BeoutQ – a clear reference to […]

Al Aan TV HD broadcasting on Arabsat

Arabic entertainment channel Al Aan TV HD has begun broadcasting on the Arabsat BADR-4 satellite at 26° East. Al Aan TV’s exclusive deal with Arabsat will enable it reach over 100 territories in the satellite operator’s footprint in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia. Wael Al Buti, Arabsat CCO said: “Al Aan TV is […]

France 24 launches HD services in Middle East

French international news channel France 24 has launched two HD channels, France 24 HD in English and France 24 HD in Arabic, on Arabsat’s Badr 4 satellite. The Arabic HD channel is exclusive to Arabsat in the region. France 24 already broadcasts France 24 in standard definition in French, English and Arabic on the Badr […]

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