PanAccess currently broadcasts dozens of free-to-air channels from Spacecoms Amos-17 satellite located at the 17°E orbital position over Africa.
Satellite operator Spacecom has announced that it is providing Ku-band capacity to the German broadcast services company PanAccess for broadcast operations in Nigeria.
Spacecom is the operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, which comprises of four Ka and Ku-band satellites: Amos-3, 7,17, and 4.
Communication satellite AMOS-17 was launched last year and serves to expand and strengthen Spacecoms coverage of the growing satellite market in Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
PanAccess specialises in providing high-end one-way or twoway CAS and DRM security solutions around the globe.
Speaking on the deal, Eyal Altshuler, Spacecom Vice-President Sales said with combined efforts from both companies, Spacecom has succeeded in bringing PanAccesss bouquet onto the air in less than 48 hours after they began designing PanAcesss solution.
Roland Schlichting, PanAccess CEO, remarked: We are thrilled with Spacecoms response speed that enabled us to be on-air quickly and efficiently. PanAccess views the growth of our broadcast base in Nigeria as an important market and we will continue to add more channels for these customers.