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Vision247, Mondo Globo launch Asharq News on Freeview

April 1, 2022

Vision247, working with Mondo Globo, have announce the launch of a new Freeview IP Stream channel, Asharq News which is available on Freeview Logical Channel Number (LCN) #272. Asharq News is a 24/7 multiplatform Arabic news service reaching across the Arab world and beyond with a unique approach: news and in-depth analysis reported through an economic prism to empower people in their everyday lives.
Asharq News is a subsidiary of the Saudi Research and Marketing Group, one of the Middle East’s leading publishing groups and a Saudi joint stock company registered in Riyadh and established in London in 1978.  Headquartered in Riyadh, with central offices in the Dubai International Financial Centre, UAE, and Washington DC. It also has hubs in and studios in Cairo and Abu Dhabi.   Additionally, Asharq News has a global presence in international cities such as Beirut, Baghdad, Jerusalem, and Istanbul.  The LCN is operating both MHEG and HbbTV Apps in order to ensure that the channel is available to as many users as possible, on the UKs biggest TV platform, Freeview, used in 18 million UK homes and giving access to 95% of the nation’s most popular TV for free.

To access Asharq News via Freeview, viewers require a TV ariel, and either a compatible TV or box that is connected to the internet, with a minimum broadband speed of 2 Mbps (SD) and 3 Mbps (HD).

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