Fox International to add new channels in MENA next year

* Middle East

Fox International Channels plans to launch new channels in the MENA region next year, the National has reported. The company, which is part of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, currently broadcasts 12 channels in the region, including Fox Movies, Fox Series and Star World. It also plans to convert all of its regional broadcasts to high definition by 2012. The global media conglomerate broadcasts 12 channels in the MENA region, including Fox Movies, Fox Series and Star World. It also produces National Geographic Abu Dhabi in Arabic through a partnership with the Abu Dhabi Media Company, which owns and publishes The National. Fox is evaluating the launch of additional entertainment channels next year, according to Rohit D'Silva, the general manager of Fox International Channels Middle East.