A number of HD international channels are broadcasted as Free-to-Air across the Middle East and North Africa via the coverage of Arabsat's BADR-4, which can be viewed with a minimum receive dish size
Arabsat and TV5 Monde have announced the broadcast of both TV5 Monde Maghreb Orient HD and TV5 Monde Style HD on the newly launched Arabsat Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform. It carries, – exclusively- many premium and highly viewed HD international channels, broadcasted as Free-to-Air across the Middle East and North Africa via the coverage of Arabsat BADR-4, which can be viewed with minimum receive dish size. Viewers across the Middle East and North Africa will continue to receive an extensive offering and wide varieties of prime Free-To-Air international and regional HD channels on Arabsat’s hotspot at 26-degrees East.
Khalid Balkheyour, President and CEO, Arabsat said ?Arabsat continues to be the supporting pillar of the HD movement in the Middle East and North Africa. Indeed, we rely on our international partners like TV5 Monde to offer Arabsat?s audience modern viewing experience, in terms of best true HD quality & exclusivity on board of Arabsat satellites. Our new Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform gives us a great opportunity to bring more premium content of HD channels ?exclusively- to Arabsat viewers.?
?Meanwhile, our customers of international and regional TV brands will find Arabsat’s new Free-To-Air launched DVB-S2 platform as the ultimate solution to expand their businesses and broadcast more HD channels over MENA, yet, with a reliable cost-efficient solution.?
“By upgrading to DVB-S2 and reconfiguring TV5MONDE Maghreb-Orient HD and TV5MONDE Style HD on the same satellite, Badr 4, Arabsat, one of the oldest TV5MONDE’s satellite partners, is contributing to offer to our viewers the best experience they could have on the Maghreb and Middle East areas” said Yves Bigot, CEO, TV5MONDE.