SatLink Provides Broadcast Solutions to CNN for Middle Eastern Coverage
[Satellite Today 11-10-08] CNN has selected SatLink Communications Ltd. to provide its broadcast contribution needs in Israel and the Palestinian Authority, SatLink announced Nov. 11.
CNN is using SatLink’s turnaround and uplink services for transmitting content from its bureaus in Israel and the Palestinian Authority to the NSS-7 satellite for reception at CNN U.S. headquarters.
SatLink will create a fiber backbone between CNN’s local bureaus and its teleport facilities outside of Jerusalem from where the content is uplinked.
David Hochner, CEO of SatLink commented,“As we approach the local election cycles, SatLink is well prepared to be the provider of technical broadcast services of choice for all networks and broadcasters in the region.”