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BBCArabic.com launches news delivery offer

United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, September 05 - 2001 @ 09:26

BBCArabic.com, the leading news content provider in Arabic, offers portals and websites a 24/7 international news and information for and about the Arab world. Among a wide range of topics, the Arabic-language site covers breaking regional and world news, politics, medicine and health, science and technology and education. BBCArabic.com has full multimedia capability, with live and on-demand audio streaming from BBC Arabic radio, and video capability

Commenting on the announcement, Hosam El Sokkari, Head of BBCArabic.com said “There is a demand amongst the business community in the middle East for an authoritative online news and content delivery. BBCArabic.com, as the leading online news and information provider in Arabic, is ideally placed to respond to the increasingly sophisticated and complex information needs of businesses and companies in the region.”

BBCArabic.com offers effective solutions to the information needs of companies in the region through the provision of a comprehensive, constantly updated news and information and full multimedia capabilities.

With Dubai Media City, BBCArabic.com recently launched its first bilingual, multimedia online partnership in the region. BBC news content is now available in English and Arabic on Dubai Media City’s website. The agreement is a landmark development in the evolution of news content delivery for the Arab world.

Explaining the thinking behind the strategy, Annabel Blair, Manager Special Projects, BBC World Service Marketing Communications said “The growing Arabisation of the internet is creating a demand in the region for solutions to the information needs of the increasing number of Arabic speaking internet users. By providing BBC content to Arab portals and websites, we will enable a larger number of end-users across the Middle East and beyond to access a unique information resource.”

Information on BBCArabic.com is updated constantly, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. BBC news is delivered by a global network of 250 correspondents, over 20 reporting in Arabic, and 50 international bureaux, making BBC the world’s biggest broadcast newsgathering operation.


For more information about BBCArabic.com, please log on to http://BBCArabic.com

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