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Showtime Arabia

Company nameShowtime Arabia
Company typeJoint venture between
KIPCO (79% stake) and
CBS Corporation (21% stake)
Sloganmaximum tv
HeadquartersDubai Media City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Key peopleFaisal Al Ayar (Chairman)
Marc Antoine d’Halluin (CEO)
ProductsDirect broadcast satellite

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Showtime Arabia, as it was called to distinguish itself from its U.S. counterpart (Showtime), was the dominant subscription television service in the Middle East and North Africa. It was a joint venture between KIPCO (79% stake) and CBS Corporation (21% stake), CBS Corp being a minor partner. The company was incorporated in the Cayman Islands and had its headquarters at Dubai Media City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Showtime Arabia was one of the pay TV networks in the Middle East and North Africa. It had the exclusive rights to broadcast the English Premier League in the Middle East and North Africa. On 12 July 2009 the company announced a merger with Orbit Communications Company.

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Thế giới “đánh nhau” vì bản quyền TV Ngoại hạng Anh - Tin Thể Thao Tweet this news
Tin Thể Thao---...- được bản quyền giải ngoại hạng Anh ở Trung Đông và Bắc Phi từ tay của đài -Showtime Arabia-, nhờ trả gấp tới 2,5 lần so với đối thủ. ... - Date : Thu, 29 Jul 2010 03:45:12 GMT+00:00
Oliver Stone Puts Hitler "In Context" - (blog) Tweet this news (blog)--Stone's newest project, a -Showtime- documentary entitle "The Secret History of America" will, Mr. Stone claims, put Hitler "in context", and not allow his ... - Date : Tue, 27 Jul 2010 21:39:18 GMT+00:00
OSN relocating regional HQ to Dubai - Tweet this news July last year, Orbit merged with -Showtime Arabia- to create OSN, which was launched on February 1 with eight new channels. Showtime lost the exclusive ... - Date : Sun, 04 Jul 2010 03:56:14 GMT+00:00
Summer sizzlers - Bay Area Reporter Tweet this news
Bay Area Reporter--Speaking of queer realism on the tube, the countdown is on for The Real L Word, the reality series based on -Showtime's- The L Word and produced by that ... - Date : Thu, 10 Jun 2010 05:01:29 GMT+00:00
276 million households to watch HDTVs by 2014 - Zawya Tweet this news
Zawya--Here, in the Middle East, two of the leading service providers - e-vision and Orbit -Showtime Arabia- - are offering a large bouquet of HD channels - some at ... - Date : Tue, 15 Jun 2010 06:25:13 GMT+00:00
United Electronics Company inaugurates its first Extra branch in Makkah - AME Info Tweet this news
AME Info--The Company linked up with various service providers including audio, visual, web including Zain, Etihad Atheeb (GO), Orbit -Showtime-, Jazeera, ... - Date : Mon, 28 Jun 2010 08:45:02 GMT+00:00

Showtime Arabia Channels*
Promotional Channel
Documentary Channels Animal Planet Discovery Science Discovery World Nat Geo Wild
Nat Geo Adventure
General Entertainment Channels ShowComedy ShowComedy Extra ShowSeries ShowSeries Extra
ShowShasha BBC Lifestyle BBC Prime Super Comedy
America Plus E MBC+ Drama Style Network
Fashion TV Travel Channel
Kids Channels Boomerang Cartoon Network Disney Channel Middle East ShowKids (KidsCo)
JimJam (04 - 16 UTC)
Movie Channels ShowMovies 1 ShowMovies 2 Super Movies ShowMovies Action
ShowMovies Comedy ShowMovies Kids Hallmark Channel Turner Classic Movies
Music Channels MTV Music VH1
News Channels Bloomberg Television CNN International CNBC Sky News
Pay-Per-View Channels ShowCinema TVMAX 1 ShowCinema TVMAX 2 ShowCinema TVMAX 3
Sports Channels ShowSports 1 ShowSports 2 ShowSports 3 ShowSports 4
Extreme Sports Channel
High Definition SHOWTIME HD

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