Panaccess launches Pantelio DTH platform for the Slovak and Czech marketsWednesday, September 12th, 2018
Panaccess launches Pantelio, a new DTH TV platform enabled by Hispasat and Belinter Media
- The new platform, available for telecommunications service providers operating in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, is distributed through the Hispasat 30W-5 satellite
ZVOLEN — Today, Panaccess, the audiovisual service provider, presented Pantelio, a direct-to-home (DTH) television platform for the Slovak and Czech markets, which it has launched in a joint agreement with Hispasat and Belinter Media.
This new platform will be distributed in these countries through the Hispasat 30W-5 satellite, located in 30ºW, one of HISPASAT top video distribution neighborhoods in Europe and America. Pantelio offers initially 40 SD and 60 HD channels -thus becoming one of the pay TV platforms with more HD content- including premium content such as Discovery Channel, National Geographic, Eurosport, Disney Channel or Nickelodeon, among others, as well as many regional channels. This new platform incorporates state of the art technology that allow the telecommunications service providers to offer very innovative services such as Ultra High Definition, HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV), video on demand and a seven-day TV archive. Together, top high quality content and cutting edge technology capabilities make Pantelio one of the most advanced pay TV platform in the region.
To support the roll-out of Pantelio platform, the three companies participate today in an event in the Slovak city of Zvolen presenting the platform to key partners and installers. A specific antenna installation training workshop has been conducted during the session.
For Ignacio Sanchis, Chief Commercial Officer of Hispasat, “the deal with Panaccess and Belinter Media for the distribution of Pantelio is an important milestone for us, as it is the first time we provide broadcast services in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. This will help us diversify our presence in the European broadcast market. We are convinced that Pantelio, with its wide and innovative pay TV offering and unique features, will be a great success.”
Roland Shlichting, Founder and CEO of Panaccess, stated that “we are thrilled to partner with Hispasat and Belinter Media for the launch of Pantelio. The high performance and the coverage of Hispasat satellites are ideal for distributing content and providing connectivity in Europe. This, together with the high quality of service and operation standards it provides, has made very easy for us to deploy the platform in a record time.”
Pantelio platform will also have a dedicated space at Hispasat (1C37) and Panaccess (5B22) stands in the IBC show in Amsterdam, which will be held from September 13th to 18th. IBC visitors can enjoy of different demonstrations of the latest content and new technologies available on Pantelio platform.