YahLive to beam Saudi Sports HD Bouquet to Europe
15.44 Europe/London, December 19, 2011 By Robert Briel
YahLive, the UAE based satellite operator, has announced that it is to start broadcasting the Saudi Sports Bouquet in HD to the European continent.
The Saudi TV’s bouquet includes six channels, which broadcasts all the Saudi Football League matches exclusively.
Mohamed Youssif, CEO of YahLive, said in a statement: “Having the Saudi Sports Bouquet among YahLive’s offerings comes as part of our strategy to broadcast in the highest HD quality whether it is Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and West Asia.
“We are proud to start with the Saudi League channels and offering this service to the Arabic viewer who lives in Europe. We are also very pleased that through our leading capabilities and high service quality we have gained the trust of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture and Information.”
Dr. Riyadh Najm, deputy minister for media affairs in the Saudi culture and information ministry: “This comes in order to facilitate expanding the reach of these Saudi TV exclusive’ channels to Europe. We chose YahLive, for its excellent coverage and strong technical capabilities, to deliver the Saudi Sports Bouquet and the Saudi Football League in HD to our viewers across Europe.”
The Saudi Football League channels can be received in HD in Europe from the Y1A satellite at 52.5 degrees East.