BSkyB is ‘Fit and Proper’ for Broadcasting License, Says Ofcom

OfcomA phone hacking scandal had compelled Ofcom, an independent regulator and competition authority in the UK, to carry out an investigation into the broadcaster BSkyB, a report has uncovered recently. Following the same, it has announced the company as fit and proper for a broadcasting license.

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.