Telekarta satellite TV launched in Russia

Friday, September 17th, 2010 

Another satellite television service, called Telekarta, has launched in Russia. The service is on Intelsat 15 (85.15°E), the same satellite as Continent TV, and consists of 18 channels. Conditional access is provided by Conax and the broadcast format is DVB-S with MPEG-2 compression.