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UAE’s Al Aan TV HD to be Broadcast on Arabsat’s BADR-4 Satellite

Artist’s conception of the Badr-4 satellite operated by Arabsat. Image courtesy of Astrium.

Arabsat has announced that Dubai-based Al Aan TV will be broadcast in High Definition (HD) on Arabsat’s BADR-4 satellite, allowing the channel to be beamed into millions of homes in Europe, North Africa, Middle East, and Central Asia.

Al Aan TV broadcasts a mix of entertainment and current events programming in Arabic from its studios in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Dubai Media City, Al Aan TV is free to air and broadcasts 24 hours a day.

Commenting on the Arabsat announcement, Ms. Maysa Mourad, Director of Content and Marketing at Al Aan TV, said, “It is critical how the HD channel is in keeping up with the advancements of Al Aan TV is yet to achieve, it will present our hard work better, enhance viewer’s experience, and pursue the viewer’s aspirations.”

Engineer Wael Al Buti, Arabsat’s Chief Commercial Officer, said, “Al Aan TV is one of the distinguished channels able to establish itself as a multimedia brand in the Middle East and North Africa by broadcasting its original, interactive, and responsible content with crystal clear picture quality and sound since its foundation in 2006.”

BADR-4 is located in geostationary orbit (GEO) at 26°East, and already broadcasts Al Aan TV in Standard Definition (SD).

 

 

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