Hellas Renews Capacity Contract With Eutelsat
[Satellite Today – 5-7-08] MultiChoice Hellas renewed its satellite capacity contract with Eutelsat Communications until 2010 and also signed a contract for a fifth transponder, Eutelsat announced May 6.
Hellas operates pay-TV platform Nova, which delivers television, radio and interactive services in Greece and Cyprus to more than 350,000 subscribers. The additional capacity will be activated at the end of 2008 in order to support the expansion of digital pay-TV services, including high-definition TV.
“Since its launch from our Hot Bird neighborhood, Nova has emerged as a key player in the Greek broadcasting landscape,” Olivier Milliès-Lacroix, Eutelsat’s commercial director, said in a statement. “Eutelsat is delighted to partner the expansion of Greece’s only pay-TV package through additional capacity on our Hot Bird satellites.”