Fashion TV selects RRsat for HD distribution

MUMBAI: Fashion TV‘s FTV HD has selected RRsat Global Communications Network for providing uplink, playout and connectivity services.

RRsat provides content management and global distribution services to the television and radio broadcasting industries.
With this deal, FTV HD will now be available in full HD 1080i@50 format on RRsat‘s satellite platform on Intelsat-805 with broad distribution over North, Central and South America.

"Our FTV HD channel joins our popular FTV SD version available on RRsat‘s IS 805 DTH platform since 2003. This offering to the growing Latin American market is perfect for those viewers seeking the newest and hottest fashion programming in a premier viewing experience and is expected to play a significant role in increasing to over 16 million the connected homes already reached by FTV together with Turner Latin in South America, Central America and the Caribbean,” said Fashion TV president and CEO Michel Adam. 
Fashion TV is now getting distributed in 193 countries to over 350 million households and 7 million public locations across the five continents. It claims to be the only 24-hour fashion, beauty and lifestyle television station worldwide. Based in Paris since 1997, Fashion TV is streamed through 30 satellites and thousands of cable operators and its content focuses on fashion shows, backstage access, photographers, models and celebrities.

"We are proud to announce the launch of FTV HD on RRsat‘s IS 805 DTH platform," commented RRsat founder and CEO David Rivel. "Fashion TV has now chosen RRsat to distribute four of its advanced HD channels comprising FTV HD, over North America and to DISH Network, FTV‘s High Definition channel to Asia, Australia, via Asiasat-5 satellite, and to Europe, Middle East and Africa via EuroBird-9 satellite. This new contract from FTV clearly attests to their long standing satisfaction with RRsat‘s unique and extensive service offering."

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