Katelco Selects Motorola To Expand Digital Satellite Service
Kazakhstan Telecommunications (Katelco) selected Motorola Inc. [MOT] to provide digital video encoders and satellite set-top equipment and services to build a 16-channel encoder system located in Uralsk City, increasing the count to 48 channels. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Motorola will set up a DigiCipher II head-end unit with additional encoders, modulators and satellite uplink to provide redundancy in the event an earthquake destroys the primary systems. Motorola also will provide the DSR40P digital satellite receiver.