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Thaicom to Expand Distribution Network in Africa with MediaVision

By | May 14, 2018
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Artist’s rendition of Thaicom 6. Photo: Orbital ATK

Thaicom has announced an agreement with Mediavision, a European-based content delivery specialist providing end-to-end solutions to the broadcast and media industry, for the expansion of its broadcast platform in Africa.

The MCPC broadcast platform is a cost-effective distribution solution, providing broadcasters in Europe direct access to Thaicom’s content distribution platform at 78.5 degrees east, located on the Thaicom-6 satellite. European and international programmers will also gain access to Mediavision’s integrated solutions for linear and non-linear content distribution including Internet Protocol TV (IPTV).

Telespazio, a joint venture between Leonardo and Thales, will provide uplink services for the platform from its teleport facility in Fucino, Italy.