Arabsat announced the launch of its Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform which carries exclusively many premium and widely viewed HD international channels, broadcast as Free-to-Air across the Middle East, North Africa & Europe via Arabsat BADR-4 which can be received with minimum dish size. Viewers across the Middle East, North Africa & Europe will continue to receive an extensive offering 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.”
(Source: Arabsat press release)