BeIN Media

BeIN Media, SPT strike far-reaching movies & series deal in MENA & Turkey

MENA-focused operator beIN Media has struck a multi-year content deal with Sony Pictures Television (SPT) that will hand it exclusive first and second window rights to movies and series. The agreement, which covers MENA and Turkey, will see Sony Pictures Entertainment-owned TV series such as Community and Justified become available to subscribers, along with movies including Spider-Man: No Way […]

Football bodies condemn pirate streamer BeoutQ, call for action from Saudi Arabia

A group of top-tier international football organisations have collectively issued a condemnation of Saudi pirate organisation BeoutQ and have called on the country’s government to take action. FIFA, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), Germany’s Bundesliga, Spain’s La Liga, The English Premier League and Italy’s Serie A have issued a statement condemning BeoutQ. The group said […]

New kids channel for Studio 100, beIN

Europe’s Studio 100 and beIN Sports are launching a new kids channel, beJunior. The service will target viewers in the Middle East and North Africa, with producer and distributor Studio 100 partnering with Qatari-owned beIN. The channel will be on the beIN Media Group’s pay platform in the MENA region, with Studio 100 providing its […]

Three new Foxtel channels from beIN

The Sports division of Qatar’s beIN Media is rolling out three HD sports nets on Australian pay TV platform Foxtel. The beIN SPORTS 1, 2 and 3 nets will launch on Foxtel in mid-May. The new services will replace the SD beIn Sports channel, which was a premium option. The new trio of channels will […]

beIN takes control of Asia channels

Sports channel operator beIN Media has taken full control of its channels in Asia. The channels group has bought out its former joint venture partner, giving it full ownership of the beIN Sports services in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. The nets launched in the region in 2013 and were previously run as […]