ARABSAT & TDM LAUNCH MAURITANIA PROMOTIONAL CHANNEL TO COVER THE AU SUMMIT

July 01 2018

ARABSAT & TDM LAUNCH MAURITANIA PROMOTIONAL CHANNEL TO COVER THE AU SUMMIT

Nouakchott, Riyadh, Paris, the 28th of June 2018, Arabsat & Télédiffusion de Mauritania (TDM), announced the launch of Mauritania Promotional Channel on Arabsat-5C at 20 deg East, reaching the entire African continent during the activities of the 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) which will take place from 25th June to 2nd July 2018 in Nouakchott, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

Arabsat-5C at 20° East equipped with an innovative powerful C-band beam ensures efficient coverage of 40+ Free-To-Air prime MENA satellite TV channels, of which can be viewed with minimum receiving dish size through 100% of the African Union states.

“In the course of developing our partnerships and cooperation ties across North Africa; particularly in Maghreb, we’re excited today to announce the launch of the Mauritanian Promotional Channel on Arabsat-5C during the works of the upcoming AU summit. This channel will help the Mauritanian government to perform the planned media coverage and to deliver the AU daily sessions, meetings, conclusions and recommendations to the concerned global and regional media distribution outlets. Says Khalid Balkheyour, President and CEO, Arabsat. “This comes along with our ongoing collaboration with TDM to put the final touches on its ambitious project to migrate the Mauritanian public channels into high definition -exclusively- on Arabsat BADR-4 by the end of 2018.”

Mohamed Dieh Sidaty, TDM General Director, said “We are delighted at TDM to be responsible to deliver the broadcasting and media coverage of the AU summit in Mauritania this summer at its best case. Arabsat continues its magnificent efforts to support us at TDM. We rely on Arabsat capabilities to fulfill the large demand received from African and worldwide media agencies to cover the AU summit.”

How to Receive TDM promotional Channel:
Satellite: Arabsat-5C @ 20° East
Coverage: EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa)
Frequency: 3884 MHz
Polarity: RHCP
Symbol Rate: 27500
FEC: 5/6
Transmission: DVB-S
Modulation: QPSK