Arabsat and GlobeCast Launch TRT World HD on Arabsat brand new Free-To-Air DVB-S2 Platform

July 18 2017

Arabsat and GlobeCast Launch TRT World HD on Arabsat brand new Free-To-Air DVB-S2 Platform

Riyadh, Istanbul, -the 18th of July-2017 -starting July 10th, Arabsat & GlobeCast announced the broadcast of TRT World HD on the newly launched Arabsat Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform. TRT WORLD, international Turkish news platform, has been accessible on BADR-4 since January 2017 catering the English-speaking audience in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Giorgio Giacomini, Globecast Managing Director, Middle East, said “GlobeCast is expanding its longstanding relationship with Arabsat by providing another major international channel such as TRT HD thus enhancing its already strong ties with TRT and Arabsat”

“GlobeCast has always provided us with excellent services to collaborate on the distribution of premium regional & international video content and we are very pleased to announce the launch of TRT World HD on our new DVB-S2 platform.” said Khalid Balkheyour, Arabsat President & CEO. “Arabsat Viewers across the Middle East, North Africa & Europe will continue to receiving highly selective offering & wide varieties of prime Free-To-Air regional and international HD channels on Arabsat hotspot at 26⁰ East.”

About Arabsat DVB-S2 Platform:

Carries TRT World HD, TV5 Monde Maghreb Orient HD, TV5 Monde Style HD, France 24 Arabic HD, France 24 English HD, France 24 French HD (coming soon), BBC World News HD & Medi1-TV HD.

Satellite: Arabsat BADR-4 @ 26° East
Coverage: MENA & Europe
Frequency: 12072 MHz
Polarity: Horizontal
Symbol Rate: 27500
FEC: ¾
Transmission: DVB-S2
Modulation: 8PSK