beIN Renews and Upgrades Agreement with Es’hailSat on Es’hail-2

March 10, 2024

Multi-year Multi-transponder Deal including Satellite Capacity, Uplink, Connectivity & 24×7 Operational Support for End-to-End Service

Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, has announced the renewal and growth of their partnership with beIN MEDIA GROUP (beIN), the leading global sports and entertainment broadcaster, to provide the satellite capacity, uplink, connectivity and 24×7 operational support on Es’hail-2 satellite located at the 26⁰ East hotspot covering Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. These upgraded services are based on Es’hailSat’s growing product and service portfolio, that continue to strengthen the multi-channel, multi-year, multi-transponder partnership between beIN and Es’hailSat.

The renewal of the partnership was signed during a signing ceremony held at beIN’s headquarters in Doha, by Mr. Ali Ahmed Al-Kuwari, President and CEO, Es’hailSat, and Mr. Mohammad Abdulaziz Al-Subaie, Chief Executive Officer, beIN MENA, with the presence of senior executives from both sides.

“Es’hailSat is delighted to renew and build upon our long-standing partnership with beIN and expand upon the various services already provided to beIN as a prestigious anchor broadcaster at our satellite hotspot.” said Mr. Ali Ahmed Al-Kuwari, President and CEO, Es’hailSat. “We believe that the growing needs of beIN, on the back of world class events in Qatar and across the Middle East are best served by the expanding list of products and services that Es’hailSat continues to provide as a satellite operator and service provider.”

Mr. Mohammad Abdulaziz Al-Subaie, Chief Executive Officer, beIN MENA, said: “We are pleased to reaffirm our long-standing partnership with Es’hailSat who have been providing vital satellite services to beIN MEDIA GROUP since it was incorporated in 2014. And it’s through this strategic alliance that beIN is able to deliver a seamless viewing experience of the world’s premium sports and entertainment to millions across the MENA region.

Es’hailSat provides satellite, broadcast, teleport, playout and end-to-end managed services from Doha, Qatar and brings to this relationship more than 12 years of experience in catering to broadcasters, telecommunication companies, enterprises, maritime applications and governments across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Es’hailSat’s infrastructure including two satellites Es’hail-1 and Es’hail-2 co-located at 25.5/26 East together with our 50,000 sqm teleport facility that provides reliable and robust broadcasting, playout and connectivity services across all of MENA.

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