According to nilesat.com, in November 2013, Nilesat broadcasted around 700 TV channels, and over 100 digital radio channels uplinked either from Cairo, Dubai, Amman, Doha, Riyadh and Beirut and covering North Africa, the Middle East and the Gulf Region. Nearly 76% of the TV channels are free to air, where the rest are pay-TV.

Nilesat viewership in the MENA and across the europe region has steady growth and it is very popular amoung satellite TV community. There is no satellite position with such a huge number of free to air channels.

Nilesat operates with four satellites: Nilesat 101, Nilesat 102, Nilesat 103 and Nilesat 201.

A fact that 76% of all channels available on this satellite position is free to air is amazing. Also, most of them have free online stream channels on their official web sites. 

Canal Algerie and Algerie 4 are Algerian public televisions owned by EPTV. Both channels are available via different satellite positions and are a proper cultural link to strong Algerian community living abroad.

Algerian channels cover Algerian football league and all sporting events related to national teams from diffrrent sports.

Canal Algerie and Algerie 4 are available as free-to-air TV via Eutelsat 7.3°W satellite position on frequencues 11680 H and 10930 H with symbol rate 27500 and FEC correction5/6.

Nile Sport TV Channel is a Egyptian sports television station. Nile Sports TV is owned and operated by Egyptian Radio and Television Union (ERTU) with headquarters in Cairo.

Nile Sport TV covers and broadcast the most important and biggest tournaments from African and international various sports. Most of the live coverage is related to Egyptian Premier League and Egyptian football national team.

Nile Sport TV is available as free-to-air TV via Nilesat 7°W satellite position on frequency 11843 H with symbol rate 27500 and FEC correction 5/6.

OnTV is a pan-Arab news TV channel, owned by Prima TV company. The headquarters is located in Cairo.

OnTV covers primarly news related on the Egyptian and Arab events in all political, social, economic and cultural sports issues.

OnTV is available as free-to-air TV via Nilesat 7°W satellite position on frequency 12054 V with symbol rate 27500 and FEC correction 5/6.

Oman Sport covers Oman’s football league and all sporting events related to national teams from diffrrent sports. Channel is available also as a HD and has a live stream on their official website.

Oman Sport is available as free-to-air TV via Eutelsat 7.3°W satellite position on frequency 12111 H with symbol rate 27500 and FEC correction 3/4. 

Oman Sport is also available as free-to-air HDTV via Eutelsat 7.3°W satellite position on frequency 12111 H with symbol rate 27500 and FEC correction 3/4.

Dubai Sport is a 24/7 sports channel based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The channel started in 1998 to be the home for sports news around the country.

The channel operates 3 channels including Dubai Sports 1, Dubai Sports 3 and Dubai Sports 4 as FTA channels. Together they combine to offer UAE audiences based in United Arab Emirates and abroad with top football coverage of the international football.

Dubai Sports has exclusive TV rights on Gulf Arab League, Dubai World Cup, Gulf Cup and Duty Free Tennis Open.

Dubai Sports 1 is available as free-to-air TV via Nilesat 7°W satellite position on frequency 11785 V with symbol rate 27500 and FEC correction 3/4  and via Eutelsat 7.3°W satellite position on frequency 12322 V with symbol rate 27500 and FEC correction 3/4.

Dubai Sports 3 is available as free-to-air TV via Hotbird 13°E satellite position on frequency 11747 V with symbol rate 27500 and FEC correction 3/4.

Dubai Sports 4 is available as free-to-air TV via Nilesat 7°W satellite position on frequency 12226 H with symbol rate 27500 and FEC correction 3/4.

Al Kass Sports Channel was launched in June 2006 as the second sport channel after BeIn Sport. In it's first period, broadcaster was only dedicated for domestic sport events in Qatar.

Al Kass operates eights channels on different satellite positions, but only four of them are available free-to-air via Nilesat 7°W.

Together with a huge number of TV shows related to sport, Al Kass TV also covers other Leagues involving Persian Gulf countries, FIFA World Cup qualifying matches, AFC Asia Cup and Gulf Cup of Nations.

Al Kass Channels in HD are available as free-to-air TV via Nilesat 7°W satellite position on frequency 11919 H with symbol rate 27500 and FEC correction 3/4.

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