BeIN Sports (Middle East)

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has said that its ongoing concerns over piracy have prompted it to decide against renewing its German Bundesliga rights in the Middle East and North Africa

BeIN Sports’ acquisition of IndyCar rights across the Middle East and North Africa is for just one year, a move designed to see if the property’s fanbase in the region remains after a year without a broadcast deal.

BeIN Sports, the global pay-television broadcaster, has expanded its on-demand offer in the Middle East and North Africa with Fifa World Cup content, documentaries and behind-the-scenes footage as the…

The value of broadcast rights to Spanish football’s LaLiga has risen modestly in the Middle East and North Africa, SportBusiness Media understands, with incumbent Qatar-based pay-TV broadcaster beIN Sports agreeing to extend the relationship through to the end of the 2023-24 season.

The Confédération Africaine de Football (Caf) has pledged to join other major rights holders in a legal battle against Saudi Arabian pirate channel BeoutQ after mass piracy affected all 36 of the Africa C…

Pay-television broadcaster BeIN Sports has laid off almost 300 employees in Qatar, or about 18 per cent of its local staff

OSN’s decision to close most of its sports channels will leave a vacuum in the Middle East and North Africa for rights-holders that is unlikely to be filled for some time, experts have told SportBusiness M…

BeIN Sports Mena has confirmed it will not renew its deal for Formula One rights in the region, and made it clear that it will henceforth only partner with rights-holders that take a hard line against…

Qatar-based broadcaster beIN Sports has struck a fresh carriage deal with Cable Network Egypt

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has struck a three-season extension to its rights deal in the Middle East and North Africa region for football’s English Premier League.

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Media has said that it welcomes Fifa’s legal action against the operators of the BeoutQ pirate channel.

Fifa, football’s global governing body, is set to take legal action in Saudi Arabia against the pirate service BeoutQ.

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has resumed carriage via UAE telco Du ahead of the 2018 Fifa World Cup, while Oman has taken action to block beoutQ, a pirate channel that has been broadcasting beIN content.

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star India this month became the latest beneficiary of beIN Sports’ move to acquire cricket content in the Middle East and North Africa.

Tennis Australia has increased the value of Australian Open rights in the Middle East and North Africa by about 40 per cent following a renewal with beIN Sports.

The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) roughly doubled the value of its media rights in the Middle East and North Africa last month after carving them out from a future Asian deal.

BeIN Media Group agreed its first deal for cricket rights last week, marking a notable change in strategy and a clear statement of intent it will go after content traditionally held by its Middle-Eastern rival OSN.