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Posted On: 24 July 2008 07:52 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:08 pm

Al Jazeera English to reach 3.2m Spanish households

Khalifa  Al Haroon
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Al Jazeera Network has unveiled a new contract with TSF On Sat that will take the channel’s service to over 3.2 million households across Spain on the Hispasat satellite network. Al Jazeera English programming will be broadcast on TSF’s satellite platform and on digital terrestrial television services in Northern Spain and Southern France (including Barcelona, the whole Pyrennes and touristic Costa Brava area); on cable in all Spanish and French major cities and on the station’s Internet channel. Up to 40 Spanish independent local TV stations in Spain are affiliated to TSF. “This is yet another excellent advance for Al Jazeera English in the region,” said Phil Lawrie, Director of Global Distribution for the Al Jazeera Network. “This new partnership demonstrates the continuing strong demand for AJE in Europe, where we now reach over 50 million households.”Lيdia Nadal, TSF Europe’s C.E.O. added: “Al Jazeera English is a very independent and impartial world news channel. Our partnership will be very good news for all TSF On Sat’s viewers”. Al Jazeera English can be seen three hours a day on TSF On Sat on satellite Hispasat, covering most of Europe. Al Jazeera English (AJE) currently reaches over 120 million households worldwide. The Pen