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BBC Extends Its Reach By Launching BBC Arabic In North Africa

The UAE-based satellite broadcaster, Yahlive has strengthened its collaboration with the BBC by widening its reach to the Arabic-speaking audiences in Maghreb (North Africa).

This means that BBC Arabic will now be accessible to 42 million viewers in North Africa.

Ammar Baranbo, the COO of Yahlive commented that the Arabian Maghreb has always been a critical focus for Yahlive.  He noted that the broadcaster is thrilled to increase its channel offering by giving its Arabian Maghreb viewers even more choice of premium quality content and channels. Baranabo added that this partnership is in line with Yahlive’s strategy to deliver relevant, most watched content to all of the culturally diverse communities under its coverage.

Yahlive is a joint venture between the UAE-based Yahsat and SES.

It beams more than 260 channels in over six languages to approximately 115 million viewers throughout the Middle East, South West Asia and North Africa.

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