Dubai, United Arab Emirates: DNA, which operates from within Choueiri Group – the leading media representatives in the Middle East, recently announced their latest appointment as the Exclusive Media Representatives for the Alsumaria TV Network in Iraq.
The tie-up which officially became effective as of January 1, 2023, is envisioned to be operative for an initial period of five years and will witness DNA effectively taking on commercial Advertising sales across a variety of media platforms from the premier Iraqi media house, including Alsumaria TV, SUMER FM, Alsumaria News and Alsumaria App.
Alsumaria which has served as an independent Iraqi Satellite TV Network since its establishment in 2004 boasts today highly skilled team of media and broadcast specialists across Iraq, Lebanon, UAE and Jordan.
Alsumaria enjoys a vast line up of in-house produced programs and shows hosted, starred, directed, and produced by talented professionals.
Commenting on the new partnership with DNA and Choueiri Group, Chafic Tabet – Chairman and CEO Alsumaria Group stated that “Poised for the next stage in our evolution, we are confident that in Choueiri Group we have found partners who not only possess the experience and expertise to drive our success to the next level, but also the passion and commitment to truly support independent media publishers such as ourselves. We are very optimistic about the future, and Choueiri Group’s support adds to that enthusiasm”.
Choueiri Group’s Chairman and CEO, Pierre Choueiri, also expressed great hopes for the new tie-up and stated that “At Choueiri Group, our engagement with Alsumaria is a source of great joy and excitement. Firstly, we are delighted at the long term prospects of our agreement, which allows us the requisite timeframe to take Alsumaria to the next level of commercial success with regional advertisers and brands. Secondly, this partnership is aligned with our firm belief in the importance of the Iraqi market and its vast potential. We are confident that Alsumaria will serve as an essential vehicle for developing this market.
Alsumaria was born from the chaos of Iraq’s recent history to become the country’s most significant commercial symbol of unity. More than just a TV station, Alsumaria broadcasts life to a people and a country in dire need.
Since its launch in 2004, Alsumaria has grown by leaps and bounds thanks to an inspired and dedicated team comprising 300 people in Baghdad, Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, Diwaniya, Basra, and Beirut , who come together to produce high-quality shows and deliver fact-checked timely news to the country.
Alsumaria produces over 3000 hours of Iraqi content per year including a wide selection of drama series, talk shows, entertainment shows, along with relentless local and international news coverage through its multiple screens, i.e air, app, and web.
Alsumaria also operates Sumer FM, a radio station that delivers live news wires and talk shows of interest, plus a top-ranked website (http://www.alsumaria.tv), mobile app, social media pages, and strong partnerships with major social platforms in the region.
About Choueiri Group
As the leading media representation group in the Middle East, Choueiri Group is a company built from the ground up over the past forty plus years. Today, the Group’s companies market and manage the advertising space of 14 satellite and 2 terrestrial television stations,7 print titles, 12 radio stations, 30+ web portals along with their apps plus VOD platforms and the largest network of outdoor signs in the GCC. Choueiri Group operates in ten markets covering the MENA region, Europe and Japan and ensures the best support for its regional and international clients through its extensive network of eleven subsidiaries, two representative offices and more than 700 committed executives.