Alfa launches mobile TV service in Lebanon
Rebecca Hawkes
| 03 November 2014
Telecommunications operator Alfa has joined forces with Turkey's Argela ITV to deliver live television and video-on-demand (VOD) to its subscribers' mobile devices across Lebanon.

Powered by the Argela ITV platform, the second-screen service will work via Alfa's 3G and 4G mobile networks or through a Wi-Fi Internet connection.
"This comes within the constant efforts made by Alfa to add value to its customers and improve their experience with the different services we provide. Alfa Mobile TV service is a pioneer multiscreen TV service in Lebanon, proving Alfa's innovative vision in the region. We would like to thank Argela for bringing their technology and experience to make this project a success," said Marwan Hayek, chairman and CEO of the Orascom-owned Alfa .

Subscribers will have a variety of content crossing many genres, with channels including Rotana Clip, Al Arabiya, Bloomberg, Al Jazeera, France 24, Fashion TV, LBC Sat, MBC1, MBC3, Spacetoon, Abu Dhabi Sports, Bloomberg and a selection of local channels including Future TV, TeleLiban and MTV Lebanon.