Al Kass is a group of Sports television channels established in 2006 and operates under the umbrella of Qatar Media Corporation. Al Kass’s eight channels (Freeto-air and encrypted) broadcast across the Middle East and North Africa.
Al Kass Channels has a range of sports properties; it owns the exclusive media rights of the most important and influential tournaments and cups in the state of Qatar.
Al Kass is the strategic partner of major sports institutions in Qatar; to name a few: Qatar Olympic Committee, Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, Qatar Stars League management, Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club and Aspire Academy.
Al Kass is the sole right holder of the Qatar Stars League, and several local and traditional sports competitions: “Marmi Falcon’s Festival”, “Qalayal”, “Samla” and “Senyar Festival.”
Furthermore, Al Kass owns the rights of the events organized by with the Asian Football Confederation, Asian Handball Federation and Asian volleyball Confederation in addition to the rights of some significant Arabic football league matches.
Since the beginning, Al Kass has covered and broadcasted major international, Asian and regional sports events.
Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio 2016. similar
Doha 2006, Guangzhou 2010, Incheon 2014.
Indonesia / Malaysia / Thailand / Vietnam 2007, Qatar 2011, Australia 2015
Gulf Arab Football Cup:
UAE 2007, Oman 2009, Yemen 2011, Bahrain 2013, Saudi Arabia 2015, Kuwait 2017.
Al Kass Sports Channels are committed to achieve its goals and vision through the production and the coverage of international tournaments hosted by the state of Qatar such as:
- FIVB World Tour
- FINA Swimming World Cup 2017
- FIE Qatar Grand
- ITTF World Tour Qatar
- IFG Artistic Gymnastics World
- IAAF Diamond League
Over the years, Al Kass Channels have thrived to implement and develop its technical resources and infrastructure to remain up-to-date and meet the latest technology in broadcast solutions.
Al Kass Channels were the first in the MENA region to launch High-definition television (HDTV) in 2009 and the pioneers in launching digital applications on IOS/Android platforms.
Al Kass Channels have been working on building a state-of-the-art OB trucks following the highest international standards.
More than thirty sports programs and documentaries are produced in-house every year. On the top comes “AlMajlis” which is Al Kass’s trademark; remarkable and turning point in the field of Sports analysis programs.
Al Kass has won many international awards such as the International Quality Crown Award for the Gold category awarded by the World Quality Summit in London and the Promax BDA Award for Excellence in Creativity and Design.
In addition to a series of awards as best programs in different Gulf, Arab and Asian festivals such as the Gulf Festival of Radio and Television and the Tehran International Short Film Festival.