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RRsat launches Latin America platform

April 8, 2011

RRsat Global Communications Network, a provider of comprehensive content management and global distribution services to the television and radio broadcasting industry, has announced the implementation of its new MCPC platform on Hispasat 1E satellite at 30° west.

The MCPC platform will cater specifically to Latin America, utilising the downlink, uplink, space segment, and playout services from RRsat’s newest playout centre in Hawley, Pennsylvania. RRsat will broadcast content in SD, HD, and 3D formats both to the tens of millions of viewers in Latin America capable of receiving digital television through Direct-to-Home broadcasting and to digital terrestrial television operators, DBS operators and cable headends. Additionally, RRsat will be able to distribute original Latin American content to other parts of the world through its global network.

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