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GlobeCast to provide pay TV network Showtime Arabia

September 26, 2008

In a five-year deal with Showtime Arabia Globecast is to provide content management and delivery services for 13 of its global channels, with services provided ranging from multiplexing, uplink, and aggregation to playout from GlobeCast's central London Technical Operations Centre. Dubai-based Showtime Arabia, the leading Pay TV network in the Middle East and North Africa, has a three-year working relationship with GlobeCast and has now expanded that relationship to include playout services in addition to transport.The feeds for 13 of Showtime Arabia's international channels, including Discovery World, Cartoon Network and VH1, are received via satellite and fibre at GlobeCast's Technical Operations Centre in Central London for aggregation and multiplexing followed by fibre delivery to GlobeCast's Brookmans Park facility, where it is uplinked to the Nilesat 102 satellite, located at 7ËšWest…….

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