Zap platform on Eutelast
March 3, 2010
Eutelsat Communications has signed a major contract with Upstar ComunicaÃ§Ãµes for satellite capacity for the broadcasting of Zap pay-TV platform, expected to launch shortly in Angola. Upstar ComunicaÃ§Ãµes is a joint venture between Zon Multimedia, one of the leading Portuguese media groups ,and the Angolan group SOCIP. The five-year contract covers the lease of five Ku-band transponders on the Southern Africa beam of Eutelsat’s W7 satellite which began operational service in January this year.