Alif Alif, Prince Khaled Al Faisal, Alif Alif shuts down, BroadcastPro Middle East.
Saudi-owned channel Alif Alif, which was meant to begin operations in Dubai soon, has been put on hold indefinitely owing to huge losses, BroadcastPro Middle East can reveal.
More than 30 people have been made redundant as a result. Alif Alif will, however, retain its licence and related property in Dubai should it decide to resume the project at a future date.
The channel is owned by Saudi Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, founder of Al Watan Arabic daily, had previously taken over Zee TV’s studio facilities to begin production.