10.09 Europe/London, August 23, 2011 By Robert Briel

Arabsat and Dubai Media have signed a contract for the distribution of a bouquet of TV channels, including Dubai HD Sports Channel.

Khalid bin Ahmed Balkheyour, president and CEO of Arab Satellite Communications Organisation (Arabsat), said in a statement: “We are pleased to develop our partnership with Dubai Media Inc. and more pleased with the continuous expansion and success of Dubai Media. I’d like to confirm Arabsat’s commitment to provide the best services to Dubai Media.”

The new bouquet from Dubai consists of eight channels: Dubai TV, One, Sama Dubai, Dubai Racing, Dubai Sports 1, Dubai Sports 2, Dubai Sports HD and Noor Dubai.