Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Talfazat adds two new Arabic language channels, including Orthodox Christians from Egypt

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Leading Arabic Television Service Talfazat Continues Expansion and Announces the Launch of Two New Channels

Toronto, Canada – April 20, 2010 – Talfazat, a leading provider of live and on-demand Arabic television channels, today announced the addition of Rusiya Al Yaum and Aghapy TV to its program line-up.

Rusiya Al Yaum, an Arabic news channel based in Russia, will be included in the Gold TV Package on the Talfazat TV box and PC Package.  This leading news channel will be available to Talfazat subscribers worldwide and covers a wide variety of events from a Russian perspective featuring personal interviews, fascinating debates and stories about the cultural life in Russia and other major cities.  Rusiya Al Yaum is scheduled to go live on Talfazat before end of the month.  

Aghapy TV, the very first Coptic Orthodox Christian satellite channel, broadcasts in Arabic from Egypt.  It aims to serve Christians globally with shows that focus on spiritual, social and health-related genres.  It is available to Canadian Talfazat box customers as an add-on to any Talfazat TV package and also on the PC worldwide outside the U.S.  

“The addition of Rusiya Al Yaum and Aghapy TV further strengthens our offering to the Arab community and demonstrates our dedication to enriching the viewer experience,” said Tracy West, Chief Executive International Business for NeuLion.  “We are adding more channels to Talfazat in the coming months.”

“We are pleased and would like to thank Talfazat for their cooperation to bring Aghapy TV to the Coptic and all Arabic speaking communities in Canada and abroad.  Aghapy is a word meaning love and we aim utilize Aghapy and draw on Talfazat's reach and viewership to bring the message of God's love to everyone,” Father Angelos Saad.

As a leading Arabic TV service, Talfazat gives global access to live channels and thousands of hours of video-on-demand.  Visit www.talfazat.com for more information.

About Talfazat
Talfazat is a leading online Arabic television network.  The service gives viewers high quality access to the most popular live Arabic television channels and thousands of hours of video-on-demand.  As a multi-platform service, Talfazat programming can be viewed via the Internet on both the PC and TV through set-top-box.  There is no need for satellite or complex installation.  Begin watching today at www.talfazat.com