Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have decided to cut diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday, close the borders and airspace. A move, which could also impact distribution of Qatar based broadcasters Al Jazeera and Bein Sports. A number of countries, including Egypt have already blcoked access to Al Jazeera websites and TV channels, claiming the broadcaster backed Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood. In Saudi Arabia, the ministry ofRead More →

FreeSports launches in the UK FreeSports, a new multi-sports television channel operated by the team behind Premier Sports is launching this Thursday, August 31, in the UK. FreeSports will initially reach over 18 million of the 26 million UK homes and become the only free-to-air sports channel available on Freeview, TalkTalk and BT. It will also broadcast free-to-air on DTH satellite, on Sky and FreeSat. The channel is in partnershipRead More →