Cartoon Network Arabic HD to debut in Mena region

MUMBAI: Cartoon Network Arabic channel will be available across Middle East and North Africa region in High Definition via YahLive‘s satellite service following an agreement between YahLive and Turner Broadcasting Systems.

The new partnership will allow Cartoon Network‘s Arabic speaking fans across the region to see comedy and action-adventure animation series available from the commercial kids‘ TV network.

The agreement was signed by Alan Musa, TBS‘s Vice President and General Manager for the Middle East-Africa region, and Mohamed Youssif, CEO of YahLive, during Cabsat, the Middle East‘s largest digital media & satellite expo, running from 28 February to 1 March at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Commenting on the new agreement, YahLive CEO Mohamed Youssif said, "Our new HD partnership with Turner Broadcasting Systems is another clear example of YahLive achieving our strategic vision to become the HD hotspot for the region. The addition of the Cartoon Network Arabic to our bouquet means that young people, across the region, have the opportunity to experience their favorite TV shows in quality HD."

TBS Vice President and General Manager for the Middle East-Africa region Alan Musa said, "We are excited to launch Cartoon Network Arabic channel in HD enriching our audience‘s viewing experience. YahLive are the perfect partner in the region to help achieve our goals in providing our content in the highest quality possible."

YahLive is a partnership company with Yahsat, the United Arab Emirates-based satellite communications company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, and the global satellite operator SES.

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