Technosat MBC HD receivers available in stores across Saudi Arabia

Louise Duffy | 11-07-2012

In Saudi Arabia, Technosat has launched a new swap deal for MBC HD satellite receivers at Bin Dawood and Danube stores, offering viewers the chance to swap their old satellite receivers with new Technosat HD satellite receivers capable of viewing MBC HD channels at a 50% discounted retail price.

Sheikh Abdul Razzak, chairman of Bin Dawood and Danube, said: “We are tremendously proud of joining forces with MBC Group and Technosat. This partnership is perfectly in line with our vision to continuously ensure that our customers are offered only the best, most advanced and up-to-date technology in the market.”

Irshad Contractor, chairman of Technosat, said: “We are very pleased to be working closely with MBC Group, Bin Dawood and Danube on this strategic alliance. Being a market leader in developing digital TV technologies for the global pay TV industry, we firmly believe that our HD set-top boxes are designed with state-of-art technology and at very affordable prices. Our customers will be able to enjoy all of MBC Group’s HD channels once they exchange their old receiver with the all-new HD Technosat BD 888 PVR receiver.”

Sam Barnett, CEO of MBC Group, added: “The Bin Dawood Group and Danube have an extensive and high quality retail network in the Kingdom. Through this partnership, we therefore hope to enable a wider number of people to be able to purchase the set top boxes they need to watch MBC in HD”.