Martin Aurenche, who is a lawyer, will now lead and manage beIN Media Group’s Central Acquisitions Team globally – responsible for both rights acquisition and distribution.
After his appearances with beIN at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the former Arsenal manager of 22 years is set to take part in this week’s UEFA Champions League fixtures.
Nasser al Khelaifi, the Chairman of beIN Media Group, has appointed Yousef Al-Obaidly as Chief Executive Officer. Nasser al Khelaifi will continue his role as Chairman of the group.
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.
Satellite broadcaster Digiturk had complained that Periscope was not effectively tackling illegal broadcast of live Super League matches on its platform.
As part of the agreement, BBC Studios and beIN intend to seek opportunities for the development and/or production of content, while exploring the acquisition of additional BBC Studios’ digital content by beIN.
The Grand Slam tournament will be broadcast live and exclusively in three languages, Arabic, English and French across 11 channels from July 2.
The initiative comes as the state-owned television network concluded an agreement with beIN Sports North Africa and the Middle East.
Egyptians are hoping to watch the World Cup for free after the country's competition authority said it was obliging FIFA to let state TV show the games.
beIN has resumed service on the du platform. The World Cup package will be available on du as well for USD 150.
This year’s tournament starts on 7 April and will be broadcast and streamed live by beIN Sports across 24 countries throughout the MENA region.
BBC Earth will be a localised channel on the beIN network with a schedule curated for local audiences and with 100% Arabic subtitling.
beIN will be live broadcasting for more than 14 hours every day during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
Along with extensive coverage of the Australian Open, the deal includes lead-in tournaments, AO qualifying and the Laver Cup which will be broadcast in MENA.
The deal will enable the network to further secure the delivery of its live sports and entertainment content to customers across the region.
HGTV's series Fixer Upper, starring husband and wife, Chip and Joanna Gaines, will return for a fourth season on Wednesday 7 June at 21:00 local UAE time, exclusively on beIN.
beIN has appointed compliance and anti-piracy services provider TMG to monitor online streaming piracy on a global scale.