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National Broadcasting Network (NBN) SAL

National Broadcasting Network (NBN) SAL

National Broadcasting Network SAL owns the NBN TV station, which was founded in 1996 by Lebanon’s Parliament speaker and head of Amal movement, Nabih Berri, pursuant to Decree No. 10059 of January 10, 1998. Kassem Sweid is the chair of NBN’s board of directors.

Key facts

Business Form


Legal Form

Joint Stock Company (Société anonyme libanaise)

Business Sectors

NBN SAL is operating in TV broadcasting


Individual Owner

Hamdan Family

Hassan Hamdan (10%)

Khalil Hamdan (10%)

Ali Hamdan (9.8%)

Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other TV Outlets

National Broadcasting Network (4.8%)

Other Online Outlets


General Information

Founding Year



Nabih Berri, Speaker of Parliament since 1992


Missing Data


Phone + 961 (1) 803 981

Tax/ ID Number

Commercial Registry number: 70079 (Beirut)

Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Executive Board

Kassem Soueid (CEO)

Further Information

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Meta Data

Audience share for TV stations is based on IPSOS data (Q1 and Q2 of 2018).

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