New DTH Platform Launches In Eastern Europe

By | April 22, 2008 | Broadcasting, ST Briefs, Telecom

[Satellite Today – 4-22-08] Telenor Satellite Broadcasting has helped launch a new direct-to-home (DTH) platform in Eastern Europe, Telenor announced April 22.
    Telenor is supplying capacity and services for Focus-Sat SRL, Moldova’s first DTH operator, which initially is broadcasting seven channels that include a mix of local Moldavian and Russian content.
    “We are delighted to be able to provide Focus-Sat SRL with a complete DTH broadcasting solution for channel distribution in Moldova,” Leiv Svenning, Telenor’s head of Central and Eastern Europe, said in a statement. “With over 2 million households already tuning into 1 degree West in the [Central and Eastern European] region, this contract signifies the growing strength of its position, which continues to show increased value for DTH distribution.”

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