ARABSAT Launches Algerian DTV Channel over Maghreb and North-West Africa

June 01 2016

ARABSAT Launches Algerian DTV Channel over Maghreb and North-West Africa

ARABSAT Launches Algerian DTV Channel over Maghreb and North-West Africa
The Algerian channel DTV and Arab Satellite Communication Organization -Arabsat – signed a contract today to broadcast DTV channel over the Maghreb and north-west Africa on Arabsat satellite Badr-5, where all viewers in the   Maghreb and North West African countries will be abler to watch DTV around the clock.



DTV   is a general entertainment that includes many prominent West Algerian editors, DTV programming will also include entertainment, music, soap operas, and Arab and Western films for all age groups.



Nabil Shanti, VP&CCO of Arabsat, said, "DTV broadcast on Arabsat satellite Badr-5 represents another step on the way to enrich what Arabsat has to offer to its viewers in Algeria, Morocco and the Arab world, as DTV enjoys an increasing wide viewership"


DTV can be watched on the following frequencies:

Frequency: 12,303 MHz (Horizontal)
QPSK, Symbol Rate: 27.5MSymb/s, FEC: ¾


About Arabsat


Founded in 1976, ARABSAT has been serving the growing needs of the Arab world for almost 40 years. Now one of the world’s top satellite operators and by far the leading satellite services provider in the Arab world, it carries over 500 TV channels, 160 radio stations, pay-TV networks and wide variety of HD channels reaching tens of millions of homes in more than 80 countries across the Middle East, Africa and Europe—including an audience of over 170 million viewers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region alone tuned into ARABSAT video “hotspot” at 26° E. 



Operating a growing fleet of owned satellites at the 20° E, 26° E, 30.5° E and 34.5° E, ARABSAT is the only satellite operator in the MENA region offering the full spectrum of Broadcast, Telecommunications and Broadband services. This capacity will continue to expand with the launching of new satellites, making ARABSAT satellites’ fleet the youngest in the region.



Arabsat also maintains strategic partnerships with most of the world's leading satellite companies and VAS integrators and recently acquired Hellas Sat, one of the leading telecom groups in southeastern Europe.


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For more information about DTV, please contact Mr. Abdelkader Belkacem,

phone: +213 774 045 650,  Email: