Globecast And Arabsat Extend Agreement
[09-11-07 – Satellite Today] Globecast and Arabsat will be extending their partnership until 2014, the companies announced Sept. 11.
The two companies have expanded the worldwide distribution of the Arabsat/ASBU digital bouquet of Arabic language channels to five continents and include Al Jazeera and Qatar TV.
As of today, the available services cover the following regions: North America via WorldTV on Galaxy 25, South America via Hispasat 1C, Africa via NSS 7 and Asia via AsiaSat 2.
GlobeCast also provides individual DTH channel distribution for selected ASBU member channels to: Europe via Hot Bird and Astra 1E and Australia via Optus B3 and Intelsat 8.