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29/03/2012

MEDIA BROADCAST Launches DVB-S2 Transmission Platform On Astra 23.5° East

MEDIA BROADCAST, Europe's leading full service provider for the broadcast and media sector, launched a DVB-S2 transmission platform on Astra 23.5° East (Astra 3B).
The platform enables the efficient use of available transponder capacities for the transmission of HDTV programmes. MEDIA BROADCAST is targeting markets in Central and Eastern Europe, with a focus on the Czech Republic and Slovakia, via the satellite's Europe Wide Beam. The first programmes on the new DVB-S2 platform will include the Czech TV HD channel as well as media services from the Federal Parliament. The signal will enable the feed-in of Czech TV HD into regional cable networks as well as supplying DTH broadcasting to 1.5 million Czech households.
"The launch of DVB-S2 services on Astra 23.5° East is an important step for MEDIA BROADCAST, providing emerging TV markets in Eastern Europe with efficient transmission services for SD-HD migration that best use the bandwidths available on the transponder," explained Dr. Ute Haimerl, Head of Broadcast Satellite Services. "In doing this, we are creating an additional technical foundation for the sustainable promotion of our international activities in these important European markets." MEDIA BROADCAST is currently leading concrete negotiations with additional programme providers regarding the use of the new DVB-S2 transmission platform.
MEDIA BROADCAST is Europe's largest full-service provider in the media and broadcast industry. Its core business comprises the planning, installation and operation of multimedia transmission platforms both in Germany and internationally for television and radio, based on modern transmitter, cable and satellite networks. As a member of the TDF Group, MEDIA BROADCAST supports around 750 national and international customers, including both public and private broadcasters, TV and radio production companies, international broadcasters and network operators, media companies and the film industry. Its service portfolio virtually encompasses the entire process chain of broadcasting from production and content management to transmission. To find out more about MEDIA BROADCAST, please go to www.media-broadcast.com.
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VMI.TV Ltd

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