Qatar: Al-Jazeera Sports Plus poised to enter Guinness Book of Records

According to Friends of AlJazeera Blog, Qatari TV channel Al Jazeera’s sports channel Al Jazeera Sports Plus is poised to get an entry into the Guinness Book of Records as the “fastest growing pay TV channel” in the world, it is reliably learnt. According to sources in the media industry, Al Jazeera Sports Plus which was launched in August 2005 has already reached a subscriber base of 800,000 and it is expected to touch the one million mark by the end of May 2006.

1 comment

Join the conversation

Authors, please log in »


  • All comments are reviewed by a moderator. Do not submit your comment more than once or it may be identified as spam.
  • Please treat others with respect. Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site