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The beoutQ service has been criticised by a number of sports sanctioning bodies and event organisers due to its commercial-scale copyright infringement. He went on to explain that "we have been warning of the very real commercial consequences of beoutQ's theft of world sport and entertainment for almost two years now — yet the piracy continues with impunity every day and represents an existential threat to the economic model of the sports and entertainment industry.
It also declined to renew its rights to Formula One , which were instead acquired by free-to-air satellite channel MBC Action. The AFC announced that it would "gradually" transition its media rights to an in-house digital platform, beginning with a Saudi Professional League match occurring that week.
According to Al Jazeera's former general manager, Aiman Jada, this decision was imposed because the channel is being picked up in the south of Europe, which is causing rights problems .
On 1st March , launch SD switch-off on satellite. These channels will carry a text caption with SD shutdown information until 11 June . Smartcards[ edit ] in it's launch on , Subscribers can be receive encrypted programs with an integrated CA on satellite receivers.