ARISE Networks, a 24-hour news and current affairs television network under the Leaders & Company’s stable and sister company of THISDAY newspapers, Wednesday achieved another significant milestone with the launch of the channel on the Eutelsat Hotbird satellite.
ARISE News can now be seen in 44 countries cutting across Western and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
Eutelsat is the main satellite for international channels across this region and immediately makes ARISE News available in 50 million homes and another 120,000,000 through pay TV providers, cable systems, as well as 2 million hotel rooms, supplementing the existing 10 million Sky households in the UK.
In Western Europe, Arise Networks can now be viewed in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
In Eastern Europe, the station can be seen in Albania, Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.
While in the Middle East and North Africa, Arise is available in Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.
With its launch on Eutelsat, Arise is now available in some 35 percent of all cable systems (C&S) homes across the European, Middle East and African (EMEA) region.