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Yahlive is now delivering free-to-air satellite TV to 10 million households across Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco, according to the Abu-Dhabi based joint venture between SES and Yahsat.

yahsat 26April2018The company, whose reach covers the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), launched its first bouquet of Arabian Maghreb channels in November 2015, with 43 Algerian channels. It now provides more than 160 Arabic and French channels, of which 115 it claims as exclusive.

The survey, conducted for SES’ annual Satellite Monitor, concludes that Yahlive now serves 64% of households in Algeria, 51% of households in Tunisia, and 58% of households in Morocco.

“Since inception, the Arabian Maghreb has been a key focus for us. We are thrilled to see our commitment to delivering a comprehensive range of premium television content, catered to the tastes of culturally diverse audiences and communities, gaining such widespread acceptance,” said Ammar Baranbo, chief operating officer, Yahlive. “Our efforts will continue to increase the available number of local and international premium TV channels year after year.”

The free-to-air broadcast service is carried by Yahsat’s Al Yah 1 satellite, positioned at 52.5 degrees East.

Regional data from the SES Satellite Monitor is being presented at ASBU’s Radio & TV Festival in Tunis this week.