|Country||United Arab Emirates & Egypt|
|Broadcast area||Middle East and North Africa (excluding Israel)|
|Slogan||الحياة حلوة (Life's beautiful in Arabic)|
|Headquarters||Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
|Language(s)|| English (most programs)|
Arabic (subtitles, promos, and some shows)
|Picture format||576i (SDTV) (2006—2016) |
1080i (HDTV) (2016—present)
|Sister channels|| Discovery Channel |
|Launched||December 26, 2006|
|beIN||Channel 113 (HD)|
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On April 1, 2016, Fatafeat stopped broadcasting as a free-to-air channel and started being encrypted on satellite provider beIN under its "Top Entertainment" and "Complete" packages.
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