beIN MEDIA GROUP was formed to expand the global reach of beIN SPORTS and diversify into general entertainment and media categories.
beIN Media Group, incorporated in January 2014, became the official owner of the global sports network, beIN Sports.
beIN Sports as a brand was first launched in June 2012 in France. On December 31 2013 Al Jazeera Sport was officially spun off from the Al Jazeera Media Network to become beIN Sports.
Today, beIN Sports has 36 channels worldwide and broadcasts across the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.
Aside from building the beIN Sports premium sports network, beIN Media Group is expanding beyond sports into entertainment through production and distribution as well as in the digital space.