Quest Arabiya

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Quest Arabiya
كوست عربية
Logo Quest Arabiya 2015.png
Broadcast area Middle East and North Africa (excluding Israel)
Headquarters twofour54, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Programming
Language(s) Arabic
English (SAP audio)
Picture format576i
1080i
Ownership
Owner Discovery Networks CEEMEA
Image Nation
Sister channels Discovery Channel
Discovery Science
Discovery Family
Investigation Discovery Xtra
Animal Planet
Fatafeat
DTX
DLife
DMAX
DKids
TLC
History
Launched7 December 2015;5 years ago (2015-12-07)
Closed1 May 2019;2 years ago (2019-05-01)
Links
Website www.questarabiya.com
Availability
Cable
Mozaic TV (Qatar)Channel 169
Satellite
Badr-4 (MENA)26°E - 12092 - V - 27500 - 5/6 (HD)
26°E - 11938 - V - 27500 - 5/6 (SD)
Nilesat (MENA)7°W - 11785 - V - 27500 - 3/4 (SD)
IPTV
eLife (UAE)Channel 352
du (UAE)Channel 390
InVision (Saudi Arabia)Channel 150
eLife (Saudi Arabia)Channel 113
Selevision (Bahrain)Channel 413
Ooredoo (Qatar)Channel 158

Quest Arabiya (Arabic : عربية Quest) was a free-to-air pan-Arab television channel. The channel was launched on 7 December 2015 across the Middle East and North Africa region. It was the region's localized version of the Quest channel. The channel was owned by Discovery Communications in partnership with the Abu Dhabi-based Image Nation.

Focusing primarily on factual and reality-based programming, Quest Arabiya broadcast for 24 hours a day and was expected to reach an estimated 45 million households across 22 countries. The channel was targeted toward a wide demographic of Arabic-speaking males and females while specifically targeting males 16+ at key times in the schedule.

Content from Discovery's library of factual entertainment shows have been voice-over translated into Arabic. Soon afterward, an English track was launched, allowing viewers to watch the programs in their original language without voice-over translation into Arabic.

On 24 April 2019, the channel announced on their Facebook page that the channel will cease broadcasting on 1 May 2019 without giving a reason.

The channel ceased operations on 1 May 2019.

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