Arabsat and BBC sign agreement to broadcast BBC Arabic TV and radio programmes
- United Arab Emirates: Monday, February 04 - 2013 at 11:57
- PRESS RELEASE
Arab Satellite Communications Organization - Arabsat and BBC have announced the renewal of their agreement for five years to broadcast BBC Arabic TV and Radio programmes via Arabsat satellite Badr 4 at 26°E, which covers the Middle East and large parts of Europe and Africa.
Balkhyour stressed, "Arabsat is keen to serve its customers by offering the latest technology in the field of satellite telecommunications & broadcasting via its latest fleet of Satellites to connect them to their viewers and users wherever they are around the globe."
He also added, "Arabsat is currently finalizing the manufacture and launching of its 6th generation of satellites that will secure Arabsat leadership in the satellite telecommunications and broadcasting market in the region, in addition to Arabsat diversity of services delivered to its customers to meet all their future requirements."
Nigel Fry, Head of Distribution BBC Global News, stated, "The BBC is very pleased to continue its relationship with Arabsat for the delivery of TV and radio programmes to the Arab World, "This agreement helps to ensure that BBC channels are available to many millions of homes across the region as part of a bouquet of popular channels."
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