The agreement to include additional content on Shahid and live broadcast of the corporation’s channels.
Saudi Arabia’s Radio and Television Corporation has signed a strategic partnership with MBC Group’s Shahid.
The agreement was signed between Waleed bin Ibrahim Al-Ibrahim, chairman of the board of directors of MBC Group, and Mohammed Fahad Al-Harthi, CEO of the Radio and Television Corporation, under the supervision of Minister of Information Dr Majid Al-Qasabi.
The deal includes the live broadcasting of all TV channels including films, programmes, series and documentaries.
The partnership is aimed at conveying the Kingdom’s message, voice and image to the region and the world.
In a statement, Al-Ibrahim said: “We are certain that the authority’s qualitative content contributes to enriching the unique media experience that our leading platform provides to the audience of millions of followers, subscribers, and those interested in the Kingdom and abroad.”
Al-Harthi said that the Radio and Television Corporation’s media content will be added to Shahid along with the live broadcast of the channel, which provides added value and additional programme options for the audience.
The Radio and Television Commission comprises several Islamic and official channels such as the TV channels Saudi Channel, SBC, Memories, Saudi Sports, as well as radio stations including Holy Qur’an Radio and Nidaa Al-Islam. It has a total of 10 TV channels and six radio stations.