07.03 Europe/London, August 15, 2011 By Robert Briel

Orange TV has announced a new Arab langauge bouquet on its French IPTV service with the addition of seven Arab channels. Called Arabe Max, the new bouquet comprises 18 channels.

Costing €4.90 a month, subscribers are able to access seven new channels in addition to the current offer of 11 Arab channels. The new channels are Al Jadeed (a Lebanese general entertainment channel), Al Aan TV (the first Arab channel aimed at female veiwers), OTV (from the Lebanon) and Moga Comedy TV (an Egyptian comedy channel).

Also included are the movie channel Melody Aflam (with classic and current movies), Melody Drama (Arab sitcoms, soaps and series) and Murr TV (family oriented programming with reality shows, kids programming and talk shows).

For the moment, the new Arab bouqiuet is only available on Range’s IPTV service, not on its DTH platform.