Abu Dhabi Media

24-hour News Channel Sky News Arabia launched in Abu Dhabi

Sky NewsAbu Dhabi Media and BSkyB joint venture Sky News Arabia kicked off with 24-hour Arabic news channel.

Based in Abu Dhabi, Sky News Arabia will compete with Al-Jazeera and Dubai based Al-Arabiya.

Sky News Arabia Chairman Sultan Ahmed al-Jaber said that the region needs more coverage and with rising number of subscribers in the region, the timing to launch a new channel seems perfect.