SatLink Brings Hope Channel to Africa
[Satellite Today – 5-27-08] SatLink Communications Ltd. has launched Hope Channel’s Novo Tempo, a Brazilian spiritual channel, in the Portuguese language to Africa, the company announced May 27. SatLink is partnering with GlobalView Networks to broadcast the channel to African audiences on the Intelsat-10 satellite.
Hope Channel is a family friendly television network spanning the globe with eight global channels. Novo Tempo’s programming is produced in Brazil and viewed on over 165 cable outlets, more than 50 television rebroadcast stations, satellite, and Internet. With SatLink’s access to Africa, the channel now is expanding from the Americas to reach the more than 17 million Portuguese speakers in Africa.
With its Middle East teleport’s more than 70 antennas and a fully linked global fiber network, SatLink aims to provide an effective solution for global content distribution. “At SatLink, we bring clients a total global content distribution experience. With more channels reaching out to widespread audiences, our platforms reach across the globe to fit their needs,” commented David Hochner, CEO of SatLink Communications. “We are proud that Hope Channel has chosen to transmit with us and look forward to more dynamic international channels joining our growing neighborhoods worldwide.”