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

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Qatar, Media & Journalism, Sport

According to Friends of AlJazeera Blog [1], Qatari TV channel Al Jazeera’s [2] sports channel Al Jazeera Sports Plus is poised to get an entry into the Guinness Book of Records [3] 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.