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beIN, ACE praise pirate shutdowns

beIN MEDIA GROUP and the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), the coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal ecosystem for creative content, have praised the shutdown of four illegal piracy operations in Egypt. ACE and beIN, which joined the coalition earlier in 2022, worked together to support the take down of four major illegal […]

June 30, 2022By Colin Mann

beIN CEO: “Progress on piracy”

beIN MEDIA Group CEO Yousef Al-Obaidly has suggested that new legislation in France is helping in the fight against piracy, but that it’s not fast or comprehensive enough. Speaking to French daily Le Monde, Al-Obaidly said that “while we’re making progress on piracy – and the new law in France, which beIN was instrumental on […]

May 31, 2022By Colin Mann

beIN in Egypt anti-piracy action

beIN Media and its partner Cable Network Egypt (CNE), the distributor of encrypted television and radio channels in Egypt, instigated  legal action against major pirates in Egypt ahead of the UEFA Champions League and CAF Champions League finals – of which beIN’s  flagship sports channel beIN Sports holds the exclusive broadcasting rights in the Middle […]

May 30, 2022By Colin Mann

beIN joins Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment

Sports and entertainment broadcaster beIN Media Group has become the newest member of the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), a coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic creative ecosystem and reducing digital piracy. The addition of beIN marks ACE’s newly expanded focus on the growing threat that large-scale piracy operations pose to live sports broadcasters. […]

April 27, 2022By Colin Mann

MENA: Over 64m watch World Cup draw on beIN

beIN Media Group and its flagship sports channel beIN Sports, has unveiled international slogan for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 tournament: One World One Home. The slogan reveal marked the occasion of the World Cup Final Draw event, which took place in the host country’s capital, Doha, on April 1st. Over 64 million […]

April 7, 2022

AFC extends rights deal with beIN

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and beIN Media Group have agreed to extend the portfolio of rights to be broadcast by its flagship channel, beIN Sports, for the 2022 season to now include rights to the AFC Champions League and AFC Cup. The agreement grants beIN Sports rights in certain MENA territories, excluding KSA, UAE, […]

April 5, 2022

beIN Sports to show Women’s FA Cup in MENA

beIN Sports will show the Vitality Women’s FA Cup for the remainder of the 2021/22 season in 24 countries across the Middle East & North Africa (MENA). The agreement with The FA will cover all remaining matches this season including live coverage of selected Quarter Finals, both Semi Finals and the showpiece final at Wembley […]

February 25, 2022

beIN Sports extends Extreme E deal to France

beIN Media Group, the global sports and entertainment group, has extended its non-exclusive broadcast rights deal with Extreme E, to now include France in addition to 32 countries across the Middle East & North Africa (MENA), and Asia. beIN Sports will air live races featuring the 100 per cent electric motorsport cars, highlight shows and […]

February 15, 2022

Digiturk launches internet service

Tukish sports & entertainment broadcaster and digital platform, Digiturk, has announced the launch of Digiturk Internet, offering broadband bundled with high speed ADSL and VDSL services. The service will be offered to existing and new Digiturk TV customers at a discounted rate. Special offers will also be available to consumers who take up both television […]

November 16, 2021

beIN Sports, HC2 Broadcasting partnership

beIN Sports has announced that HC2 Broadcasting, the broadcasting subsidiary of HC2 Holdings, is now carrying beIN Sports Xtra in a total of 45 top DMAs and the recently launched beIN Sports Xtra en Español in 42 top DMAs, following an expansion of each into ten new markets. The English-language and Spanish-language channels offer live […]

August 2, 2021