WorldSpace adds three new channels to its roster

WorldSpace Corporation, which claims to be the global pioneer in satellite audio and multimedia services, has inaugurated three new channels. 

Through Orbit Rock, The Hop and Oyeme!, listeners across Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Europe can enjoy Classic Rock, Great Oldies and Latin. 

Orbit Rock features classic rock and roll from the late 1960s, 70s and 80s from artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones and The Who. Orbit Rock will also highlight music from more recent times. The Hop highlights great hits from the 1950s and 60s, the era when rock and roll was born. Oyeme! is the WorldSpace tropical music channel offering beats of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cumbia, and the latest in Latino Dance Mixes. It features top 40 Latin music with emphasis on the Tropical music genre and will be hosted in English.

The channels are exclusive to the WorldSpace system and can only be heard by using a WorldSpace satellite audio receiver. The three new services are the latest additions to an existing line-up of a variety of WorldSpace music channels that range from jazz to classical music and pop to country. They complement a diverse group of brand name broadcast partners such as Swiss Radio and Leman Telecommunications that have recently signed on with WorldSpace to broadcast via the AfriStar and AsiaStar satellites.

WorldSpace, a media company, broadcasts satellite audio, data and multimedia content to Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. The WorldSpace satellite network consists of three geostationary satellites: AfriStar, AsiaStar and AmeriStar. 

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