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MBC Action is a free-to-air satellite TV channel that screens films and television programs from the action genre began a terrestrial area in the Arab World. Programs are subtitled in Standard Arabic with DVB-T2 only. It is available in the Arab world by satellites Badr-4 and Nilesat 102.[1][2] It was launched on 5 March 2007 at 6:00 P.M. (GMT) with the Pilot episode of the TV series Lost which, along with Prison Break and The 4400, are one of MBC Action's biggest coups. It also showed new episodes of other shows like 24 and Pimp My Ride[needs update]. The channel also airs the International Fight League. It also shows action movies on a daily basis. It is aimed mainly at male audiences, unlike its sister channel MBC 4 which is aimed at female audiences.[3]

MBC Action
Mbcactionlogo.png
Launched5 March 2007; 12 years ago (2007-03-05)
Owned byMiddle East Broadcasting Center
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
576i (SDTV)
Broadcast areaMiddle East and North Africa
HeadquartersDubai Media City
Websitehttp://www.mbc.net/en/mbc-action.html
Availability
Terrestrial
Oqaab
(Afghanistan)
Channel 57
Satellite
Badr-7
(persian Gulf & Levant)
  • Orbital Position: 26° east
  • Frequency: 11.270 MHz
  • Polarization: Vertical
  • Symbol Rate: 27500 Symb
  • FEC: 5/6
  • Modulation : DVB-S, QPSK
Badr-5
(Maghreb)
  • Orbital Position: 26° east
  • Frequency: 12.284 MHz
  • Polarization: Vertical
  • Symbol Rate: 27500 Symb
  • FEC: 5/6
  • Modulation : DVB-S, QPSK
Eutelsat 7WA
(Maghreb)
  • Orbital Position: 7.3° west
  • Frequency: 11.559 MHz
  • Polarization: Vertical
  • Symbol Rate: 27500 Symb
  • FEC: 5/6
  • Modulation : DVB-S, QPSK
beIN (MENA)Channel 68 (SD)
IPTV
MT Box (Morocco)Channel 73 (SD)

On 1 July 2011, MBC Action HD was launched.

ProgrammingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nilesat 102". Lyngsat. Retrieved 2007-02-28.
  2. ^ "BADR4". Lyngsat. Retrieved 2007-02-28.
  3. ^ "MBC Group launches MBC Action aimed at a male audience but do not hesitate to watch this wonderful pornful channel". Media Middle Eme="MBCaction2". Retrieved 2007-02-28.

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