Arabsat announces FTA DVB-S2 platform on BADR-4

Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Arabsat Launches Its Unique Free-To-Air DVB-S2 Platform Carrying Exclusive First Class HD Channels

RIYADH — Arabsat announced the launch of its valuable Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform. Carries, -exclusively- many premium and highly viewed HD international channels, broadcasted as Free-to-Air across the Middle East, North Africa & Europe via the superior coverage of Arabsat BADR-4, of which can be viewed with minimum receive dish size. Viewers across the Middle East, North Africa & Europe will continue to receiving an extensive offering & wide varieties of prime Free-To-Air international and regional HD channels on Arabsat hotspot at 26⁰ East.

Khalid Balkheyour, Arabsat President & CEO said “We are delighted to announce the launch of Arabsat brand new added-value DVB-S2 video offering to our clients and audience. This service is especially significant and valuable for our worldwide top brands of satellite TV channels, of which delivers cost-effective transmission platform, in parallel with developing the performance of our broadcasting product. Arabsat viewers can enjoy the modern television broadcasting events, with our portfolio of first class exclusive channels, such as; BBC World News HD, France 24 Arabic HD, TV5 Monde Style HD, and other high definition exclusive channels showing excellent quality of picture and sound, to ensure best Free-To-Air viewing experience at homes.”

About Arabsat DVB-S2 Platform

Carries BBC World News HD, TV5 Monde Maghreb Orient HD, TV5 Monde Style HD, France 24 Arabic HD, France 24 English HD, France 24 French HD (coming soon), TRT World HD & Medi1-TV HD.

Satellite:    Arabsat BADR-4 @ 26° East
Coverage:     MENA & Europe
Frequency:    12072MHz
Polarity:     Horizontal
Symbol Rate:  27500
FEC:          ¾ 
Transmission: DVB-S2
Modulation:   8PSK