Feb 172017
 

FA Cup 5th Round this weekend.

Games on BT Sports, BBC One, BeIN Sports Mena, Eurosport (Germany), and four games on Teledeporte (via a TV aerial in Spain).

Saturday 1230
Burnely v Lincoln
BT SPorts
BeIn Sports Mena

Saturday 1500
Huddersfield v Manchester City
BeIN Sports Mena
Teledeporte (Spanish “Freeview”)
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Jun 022016
 

BeIN Sports backing 4K/UltraHD for UEFA Championships

BeIN Sports is backing 4K/UltraHD transmissions of the upcoming UEFA football championships. It has launched a 4K receiver dedicated for its prime MENA region, and distribution will begin this week across the Arab world.

BeIN Sports says it will be the first broadcaster in the region to introduce 4K programming. Rival OSN is also promising 4K transmissions but not until later this year, or even early 2017.
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BeIN Sport Mena

 

BeIN Sport Mena

BeIN Sport Mena

beIN Sport is a global network of sports channels jointly owned and operated by Qatari Sports Investments (an affiliate of Al Jazeera Media Networks),and headquartered in Doha, Qatar.

beIN Sports was launched in November 2003 originally as Al Jazeera Sport.

On 1 January 2014 Al Jazeera Sport channels were rebranded to BeIN Sport.

beIN Sport is a one of the main broadcasters for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) areas, but also operates a number of channels in other countries (for example beIN SPORTS ESPAÑA).

 

More information on BeIN Sports (MENA):

BeIN Sports Frequencies

BeIN Sports English Premier League Coverage

BeIN Sports Installations in Spain

BeIn Sport Receiver Registration

 

 

Where can I officially watch BeIN Sports Mena?

MENA is an acronym referring to the Middle East and North Africa region. The MENA area covers a region extending from Morocco to Iran, including all Middle Eastern and Maghreb countries (Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Yemen, United Arab Emirates, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Israel, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Syria).

You can watch BeIN Sports outside these areas, if you can receive the Es’Hail satellite signals, and you can find a dealer that will supply the receiver and viewing card.

 

BeIN Sport Satellites

BeIN Sport channels are available on the following satellites:
Badr / Arabsat – 26 east
Es’hail 1 – 25.5 east
Nilesat / Eutelsat – 7 West

BeIN Sport Satellite Frequencies can be found here

 

beIN Sport Channels Available in Spain

BeIN Sport channels are available to receive in Spain on an 80cm satellite dish

beIN Sport channels are all offered in HD (High definition), with four of the channels broadcasting in English.

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BeIN Sports News HD
BeIN Sports HD
BeIN Sports 1HD
BeIN Sports 2HD
BeIN Sports 3HD
BeIN Sports 4HD
BeIN Sports 5HD
BeIN Sports 6HD
BeIN Sports 7HD
BeIN Sports 8HD
BeIN Sports 9HD
BeIN Sports 10HD
beIN Sports 11 HD EN – English commentary
beIN Sports 12 HD EN – English commentary
beIN Sports 13 HD EN – English commentary
beIN Sports 14 HD FR – English commentary
beIN Sports 15 HD FR – French commentary
beIN Sports 16 HD FR – French commentary
beIN Sports 17 HD ES – Spanish commentary

Although BeIN Sport is primarily a sports package, they also offer the channels below for an additional cost to its subscribers only:

Alkass Five HD
Alkass Six HD
Alkass Seven HD
Alkass Eight HD
NBA TV HD
beIN Movies 1 HD
beIN Movies 2 HD
beIN Max 1 HD
beIN Max 2 HD
beIN Max 3 HD
beIN Max 4 HD
Fox Movies HD
Fox HD
Baby TV HD
Nat Geo People HD
Nat Geo Wild HD
National Geographic Channel HD
Channel [V] International HD
Star Movies HD
Star World HD

 

 

BeIN Sport Broadcast Rights for Sports

BeIN Sport have the broadcast rights to a large range of sports, predominantly football.

 

 

These broadcasting rights include, as at July 2013:

Cricket
Bangladesh Premier League

Football
FIFA World Cup
UEFA European Championship
AFC Asian Cup
Africa Cup of Nations
Copa America
CONCACAF Gold Cup
FIFA Club World Cup
UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
La Liga
Serie A
Ligue 1 (until the end of season 2018–19)
Liga Sagres
Eredivisie
Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Primera División Argentina
Liga MX
UEFA Super Cup
Copa del Rey
FA Cup
League Cup
Italian Cup
DFB-Pokal
Coupe de France
Sudan Excellent Cup
Coupe de la Ligue
The Football League
Botola
Saudi Professional League
Qatar Stars League
Russian Premier League
Jordan League
J. League
Major League Soccer
CONCACAF Champions League
AFC Champions League
AFC Cup
Super Cup
CAF Champions League
CAF Confederation Cup
CAF Super Cup
Spanish Super Cup
FA Community Shield
Greek Football Cup
Turkish Cup
Coupe du Trône
UAE Presidents Cup Final
Algerian Cup Final
Ukrainian Cup from Semifinal
English Premier League

Basketball
NBA
NBA TV
NBA Playoffs
EuroLeague
EuroCup
FIBA World Championship
FIBA Asia Champions Cup
WABA Champions Cup
FIBA Asia Champions Cup
Lebanese Basketball League

Athletics
Olympics
IAAF World Championships in Athletics
IAAF Golden League
IAAF Diamond League
IAAF World Junior Championships

Tennis
French Open
US Open
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (Indian Wells, Miami, Monte Carlo, Rome, Madrid,
Montreal, Cincinnati, Shanghai and Paris)
ATP World Tour 500 series (Rotterdam, Barcelona, Hamburg, Washington, Beijing,
Tokyo, Valencia, Basel)
ATP World Tour 250 series (Miami (Delray Beach), Doha, Halle, Los Angeles)
Barclays ATP World Tour Finals
WTA Tour Championships

Motor Sports
Formula One Grand Prix
MotoGP
Superbike World Championship
Speedcar Series
Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters

Volleyball
Italian Volleyball League
Volleyball World League
FIVB Club World Championship

Winter Sports
Winter Olympics
Asian Winter Games

Rugby
Six Nations Championship
Heineken Cup
Aviva Premiership

 

Non UK TV

 

Viewing more TV from other satellites covering Europe

You are not limited to the UK satellite constellation. There are many other channels available on other satellites such as Astra 19, Hotbird 13 or Arabsat 26. Many of these are available for free, but they may have limited availability of English soundtracks. For example you can watch Eurosport for free on Astra 19, but it is the German Eurosport with no English audio!

The best setup for a multisatellite system is to install a motorised dish. The motor will move the dish to the correct satellite depending on what channel you select on the receiver.

Many channels on the UK satellites, Arabsat, Astra1 and Hotbird can easily be received on an 80cm dish on a motor. And with the latest motors you can ensure that your dish moves between the satellites quick and swift.

 

BeIN Sport Mena

BeIN Sport Mena

beIN Sport is a global network of sports channels jointly owned and operated by Qatari Sports Investments (an affiliate of Al Jazeera Media Networks),and headquartered in Doha, Qatar.

beIN Sports was launched in November 2003 originally as Al Jazeera Sport. On 1 January 2014 Al Jazeera Sport channels were rebranded to BeIN Sport.

beIN Sport is a one of the main broadcasters for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) areas, but also operates a number of channels in other countries.

More information on BeIN Sports (MENA) here

 

French TV in Spain.

French TV in Spain

For information on how to watch French TV in Spain, via TNTSAT or Fransat, please click here

 

German TV in Spain

German TV in Spain

For information on how to watch German TV in Spain, please click here

 

Swiss TV in Spain

For information on how to watch Swiss TV in Spain, please click here

For information on how to watch Sky TV in Switzerland please click here

 

Arabsat and Nilesat

Arabsat and Nilesat are primarily used for transmitting to the area known as MENA region (Middle East and North Africa).

Arabsat is also known as the BAdr satellites.

The Arabsat constellation of satellites is located at 26 degrees east of south. Arabsat is primarily used for transmitting to the Middle East. However Arabsat signals can be picked up in Spain, even  on an 80cm satellite dish.

The Nilesat constellation of satellites is located at 7 degrees west of south. Nilesat is primarily used for transmitting to the Middle East. However Nilesat signals can be picked up in Spain, even  on an 80cm satellite dish.

Whiles most of the programmes on Arabsat and Nilesat are in Arabic, some channels transmit programmes in English.

For more information on channels and frequencies for Arabsat and Nilesat please click here

 

Astra 1 satellite at 19 east

The Astra 1 constellation of satellites is located at 19.2 degrees east of south.

The Astra 1 satellites are primarily used for transmitting to Europe. Many European countries use this satellite for their Pay TV services, including Spain’s Movistar + (formally Digital Plus), most of the Canal+ services, and German Sky Deutschland.

Reception of Astra 1 in Spain can easily be received on a 60cm satellite dish, a small sized dish.

For more information on Astra 1 Satellites at 19 east please click here

 

Astra 3 satellites at 23.5 east

The Astra 3 constellation of satellites is located at 23.5 degrees east of south.

These satellites are primarily used for transmitting to Europe.

Many European countries use this satellite for their Pay TV services, including CanalDigitaal of the Netherlands.

For more information on Astra 3 Satellites at 23.5 east please click here

 

Hotbird Satellites at 13 east

The Hot bird constellation of satellites are located at 13 degrees east of south, operated by satellite company Eutelsat.

With a launch mass of 4.9 tonnes, Hot Bird 8 is the largest and the most powerful broadcast satellite serving Europe.

These satellites are primarily used for transmitting to Europe. They transmits both free to air and pay TV channels. Many European countries use this satellite for their Pay TV services, including Sky Italia, Polands Cyfra+, and Greek Nova.

For more information on Hotbird Satellites at 13 east please click here

 

BBC Entertainment (previously BBC Prime)

BBC Entertainment

BBC Entertainment, formally called BBC Prime, is the BBCs general entertainment TV channel in Europe and the Middle East. It is operated by BBC Worldwide, the BBC commercial arm.

It was launched as BBC Prime in January 1995, rebranded as BBC Entertainment in October 2006.

BBC Entertainment is funded by subscription available either as part of a satellite package or as a stand-alone channel.

For more information on BBC Entertainment please click here

Nov 052015
 

On Sunday 1st November, BeIN Sports changed some of their channel frequencies and the satellites they operated on.

With no prior warning.

If your satellite dish is aligned to Nilesat at 7 West, then you will have lost BeIN Sports 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15.

These BeIN Sports channels (BeIN Sports 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15) are now only available on their satellites at 25.5 east, Es’Hailsat.

If your satellite dish is already aligned to Es’Hailsat at 25.5 East (or Badr at 26 east), then you will also need to perform a rescan of channels, as some of the BeIN Sports channels have changed their frequencies also.

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Nov 052015
 

BeIn Sports have announced new package details for its Middle East service.

BeIN Sports MENA (Middle East and North Africa), is expanding its current service, primarily a sports bouquet, with additional entertainment and movie channels.

The service will also offer live coverage of all 32 matches of the FIFA Euro 2016.

The new BeIN Sports MENA service comprises of channels including Fox Movies HD, Star Movies HD, StarWorld HD, Fox HD, National Geographic Channel, NatGeo Wild, NatGeo, People BabyTV, and news channels including BBC Arabiya, BBC World News, CNBC Arabiya, Rusiya Al-Yaum, France 24 in French and Arabic as well as three Al Jazeera channels.
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Aug 152015
 

Spanish telco Telefónica has unveiled its Spanish football programming line-up but has yet to strike a deal with Catalan broadcaster Mediapro to carry its BeIN Sports channel, giving it access to European Champions League and Europa League matches as well as coverage of European and international leagues.

The Liga Adelante offering on Telefónica’s Movistar+ service will include coverage of La Liga matches in HD, with 11 fixtures daily to be aired on the Canal+ Liga.
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Jan 302015
 

Premier League Matches – live on TV – BT Sport, Sky Sports, BeIN Sports.

 

 

Sat 31 Jan 2015 – Premier League
Hull v Newcastle 12:45
Crystal Palace v Everton 15:00
Liverpool v West Ham 15:00
Man Utd v Leicester 15:00
Stoke v QPR 15:00
Sunderland v Burnley 15:00
West Brom v Tottenham 15:00
Chelsea v Man City 17:30

Sun 1 Feb 2015 – Premier League
Arsenal v Aston Villa 13:30
Southampton v Swansea 16:00

1 on BT Sports
3 on Sky Sports
All 10 live and in FULL HD only on BeIN Sports

Jan 182015
 

The 2015 Australian Open Tennis Championship

The 2015 Australian Open Tennis Championship will be held from 19 to 29 January 2015.

The 2015 Australian Open Tennis Championship will be the 103rd edition of the Australian Open

The 2015 Australian Open Tennis Championship will be held at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Austrailia.

The 2015 Australian Open swings into action in Melbourne and both British Eurosport and the BBC will be screening live coverage of the first Grand Slam of the year.

British Eurosport will again be the only place to follow the progress of all the big names throughout the 14-day tournament with the most comprehensive and unrivalled coverage of each day’s play available on UK television.

BBC Sport will provide free-to-air coverage of the latter stages of the tournament Down Under, including the men’s and women’s singles finals live on BBC TV.

BeIN Sports will also be providing coverage.

 

 

Jan 172015
 

The Premier League’s chances of sealing a staggering £10million-per-game agreement – and £5 billion overall – from the next three-year domestic rights deal are even stronger now two foreign TV giants are involved.

The battle between Sky Sports and BT Sport in the auction for the seven packages was already such that £10m for each of 168 live games was an achievable target.

But the Premier League also have America’s massively-funded Discovery Channel looking closely at the tender document while Qatar-based beIN Sports are discussing whether to bid before the February 6 deadline.

Discovery, famous for their documentaries, look the more interested of the two potential new challengers. They own Eurosport so have an established platform on which to screen matches. Even one of the two mini 14-game packages might be seen as a way of establishing the Discovery-Eurosport partnership in the UK. Sports rights specialist Peter Hutton has been appointed Eurosport CEO to build content.

As for beIN Sports, they have the financial muscle to outbid all rivals and it seems a matter of when, rather than if, they will enter England’s domestic football market.

Doha executives say they will give serious consideration as to whether now is the right time to move. The competition will delight the Premier League, who sell each of the seven packages to the highest bidder, and it might be that three different networks share content from 2016-17.
source: dailymail.co.uk/sport/article-2913859/Premier-League-set-cash-broadcast-rights-Discovery-Channel-beIN-Sports-interest.html

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