ARABSAT announced today that the European leading international news broadcaster “Euronews”has renewed its contract with ARABSAT to continue broadcasting Euronews Arabic on ARABSAT Badr-4 for five more years covering Middle East, Africa and portions of Western Europe.
Khalid Balkhyour President & CEO of ARABSAT said “We truly value Euronews confidence in Arabsat and we are very pleased to maintain this successful partnership”
“Euronews Arabic has gained a leading position among international news broadcasters in the regain in terms of reliability and professionalism. As Euronews celebrates its 20th anniversary this month, we congratulate them, reaffirm our full support, and wish them all success and prosperity for many years to come “added Balkhyour.
Arnaud Verlhac, Deputy Director Worldwide Distribution at Euronews, said: "ARABSAT is one of our strongest partners since the launch of Euronews on ARABSAT Badr-4 in July 2008, at the same time as we launched Euronews Arabic. In a very competitive market, we are pleased to renew our cooperation with ARABSAT and secure our deployment in the MENA area where Euronews now reaches 38 million households".
Viewers can watch the channel on the following frequency:
Satellite: ARABSAT Badr-4 at 26°E , Frequency: 12073 MHz
Symbol rate: 27.5 MS/s – FEC: ¾
Euronews, the most watched international news channel in Europe, covers current events around the clock, everywhere in the world. With 400 journalists from more than 30 countries, Euronews is broadcast in 12 language editions*. A truly independent media hub, Euronews offers a unique perspective and approach to analysing the News. Established in 1993 in Lyon in France, the channel reaches 400 million homes in 155 countries and is available via all digital modes.
*Arabic, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Ukrainian.
For information, Please contact:
Saad Al Tehaif - ARABSAT PR & Media Manager - Saadt@arabsat.com
Lydie Bonvallet – Head of PR – firstname.lastname@example.org