GlobeCast's digital Hot Bird DTH platform from London

PARIS: One of Eutelsat's major clients, GlobeCast has announced the launch of its new proprietary digital DTH platform on the Eutelsat Hot Bird satellite via its digital teleport and broadcast centre in London.

This new platform will add to GlobeCast's five existing Hot Bird platforms (one via London and four via Paris), significantly expanding GlobeCast's direct-to-home broadcast capacity over Europe.

GlobeCast manages more than 30 digital platforms throughout the world for DTH, cable headend delivery, IPSat Services, occasional services and contribution. GlobeCast's digital platforms on Hot Bird at 13 East offer immediate access to over 95 million television households in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. GlobeCast presently delivers more than 100 television and radio channels via Hot Bird for DTH or cable headend delivery.

GlobeCast provides 24/7 end-to-end channel distribution including tape playout, signal turnaround, multiplex, uplink, a choice of encryption and satellite capacity. The new London-based platform is also accessible from Paris via GlobeCast's proprietary ATM fibre link between London and Paris. The new platform will be launched next month.

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