Back in 1991, Middle East Broadcasting Center was established in London and then moved its headquarters to Dubai Media City, United Arab Emirates, where it remains.
MBC Group is the 1st private free-to-air Arab satellite TV channel in the Middle East and North Africa region that gathers people through information, interaction and entertainment.
Over the past years, MBC Group grew to become a well-established media group that includes 18 television channels: MBC1 (general family entertainment); MBC2 and MBC MAX (24-hour western movies); MBC3 (children’s edutainment with a mix of local productions and western acquisitions); MBC4 (entertainment for young families with women at its core) and many others.
The company also includes two radio stations, for instance MBC FM (Gulf music), and Panorama FM (contemporary Arabic hit music); as well as O3 productions, a specialized production unit. The Group includes online platforms: www.mbc.net, www.alarabiya.net, www.actionha.net, and www.mbcprosports.net among others.