Al Rafidain begins broadcasting on Eshail-1
| 08 January 2017

Qatar satellite company EshailSat has announced that its Al Rafidain TV channel is now available on Eshail-1 satellite located at the 25.5 degrees East hotspot covering the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

ehi salatThe Iraqi satellite TV channel further adds to the line-up of niche Arabic TV content currently broadcasting via Eshail-1. It showcases Iraqi political, economic, cultural and social identity with a goal to advocate unity among Iraqis, broadcasting programmes that are said to reject intolerance, fight sectarianism and racism, while highlighting the history and tradition of the Iraqi civilisation.

We are delighted that Al Rafidain TV Channel has chosen Eshail-1 satellite to reach customers across MENA, said EshailSats president and CEO, Ali Ahmed Al Kuwari. This is a testament to our commitment in promoting Arabic content across the region. With one satellite in operation and a second satellite scheduled for launch in 2017 and a new teleport, we believe that we have the optimum solution for broadcasters and viewers in the MENA region.