In recent months, Twitter has been pushing further into sport with strategic MENA partnerships that have ramped up engagement on the platform. Kinda Ibrahim, Director of Media Partnerships, MENA, talks to BroadcastPro ME about the platform’s recent sports partnerships and the strategy behind its...
BeIN Sports was removed from Comcast/Xfinity platforms in July last year, denying subscribers access to premium soccer, tennis and motorsports content.
beIN Media Group has secured the rights to telecast Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana and Recopa Sudamericana in MENA and around the world from 2019 till 2022.
Services were briefly disrupted in Egypt but are back on again after beIN and CNE signed an agreement.
This agreement will run until June 2020 and includes exclusive broadcasting rights in Australia, New Zealand and 24 countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
Although beIN Sports is the incumbent exclusive broadcaster of the Premier League in MENA, the new deal extends beIN Sports' exclusive rights to Premier League football in MENA until 2022.
beIN will be live broadcasting for more than 14 hours every day during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
The channel rejected the charges and stated that it is "shocked and appalled by the judgement of the Cairo Economic Court in Egypt".
BeIN Sports TV channels have been reinstated on both Etisalat and du. The UAE telcos unblocked the sports channels after more than a month amid the political stand-off with Qatar, where the broadcaster is based.
BeIN Media Group has been awarded the exclusive rights to broadcast the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) for the 2018/19 to 2020/21 seasons.
beIN Sports and Al Jazeera's channels are no longer available on eLife and du in the UAE following diplomatic sanctions against Qatar by the government.
beIN has appointed compliance and anti-piracy services provider TMG to monitor online streaming piracy on a global scale.
beIN has deployed live watermarking service from Friend MTS to counter the threat of digital piracy.
Etisalat has increased the cost of its sports TV package beIN Sports by 40% from a monthly subscription fee of $21.2 to $29.9.
Broadcasters such as beIN Sports and ITV used LiveU’s technology to provide a 360 degree viewer experience of the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament.
The French antitrust regulator has rejected a proposed sports distribution tie-up between beIN Sports and Vivendi's Canal Plus.
Well-known Emirati commentator Ali Saeed Alkaabi will return to beIN Sports this April. AlKaabi is considered among the most popular football commentator in the MENA region. With a substantial fan-following and more than half a million followers on social media, the famous Emirati commentator is...