beIN expands entertainment portfolio

More than two thousand programmes including over 300 latest movies available at launch
beIN launches on-demand services and seven new channels
beIN launches on-demand services and seven new channels


beIN has launched multiple on-demand services and new entertainment channels to strengthen its position as a comprehensive family entertainment platform.

The on-demand service offers latest content in the form of movies, series, sports, kids and other edutainment content. beIN has partnered with leading studios and partners like Sony, Warner and Disney to acquire the popular Hollywood movies and series. Titles like The Amazing Spiderman, Moana, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, Puerto Ricans in Paris, Passengers, Inferno and Doctor Strange are some of the latest movies that beIN subscribers can watch and enjoy.

On the sports side, highlights of popular latest and classical matches and sports documentaries are available. In a specially designated area for kids, beIN has organised content from its own channel beJunior as well as from partners like Dreamworks, Jeem and Baraem. Subscribers to Complete, Elite and Elite Duo packages can access beIN on-demand services as part of their current subscription.

beIN has also launched the popular service of electronic sell-through (EST) which is becoming a common practice among global pay networks. Through this service beIN subscribers can buy, watch and keep the content they would like to own.

beIN also expanded its entertainment channels through the launch of seven new channels. Expanding it’s deal with Fox International Company, beIN has added Fox Action Movies HD, Fox Family Movies HD and FX HD. beIN Gourmet is a new channel focused on the discerning female audience of the MENA. This channel will focus on the popular cooking genre and bring chefs showcasing healthy recipes. Euro News and TRT World will also join beIN network, enriching the news channels lineup. beIN Box Office rounds up the new channels launch. This channel will feature latest Hollywood movies, subscription and transactional video-on-demand areas and as well as the ability to catch-up on any top event, movie or series.

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