KSA stops new subscriptions to Qatar's beIN Sports

Saudi Arabia has suspended beIN subscription sales and renewals, and receiver imports
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Saudi Arabia is preventing new subscriptions to Qatari pay-TV network beIn Sports.

Saudi Arabia has suspended subscription sales and renewals, as well as beIn Sports receiver imports, its audiovisual authority said in a statement on Monday, as reported by AFP

The authority said it took action because beIn Sports lacked "prior authorisations". However, existing subscribers will unaffected by the decision, the statement added.

Although the broadcaster's website was blocked as of Tuesday in Saudi Arabia, customers in the country told AFP they were still receiving its broadcasts.

 

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