SatLink launches AMOS-5 satellite platform
February 1, 2012
SatLink Communications, a teleport providing global satellite services, has launched operations on the new AMOS-5 Satellite across Africa, on 17° East, to enable broadcasters to distribute its content DTH or via Cable TV, DBS, DTT, MMDS, Mobile TV and IPTV partners across the continent. The is available on the Pan African C-band coverage in DVB-S and DVBS-2 and additional two Ku-Band MCPC (Multi Channel Per Carrier) platforms to serve Sub Sahara countries.
Using the AMOS-5 satellite pan-Africa C-band reach, SatLink will provide local African and European, Asian and American broadcasters with a robust platform for powerful video delivery across the whole continent to reach their local partners. SatLink developed a ground reception network at Africa’s leading media centres in 2011, for several major broadcasters, with antennas already directed at the AMOS-5 satellite to provide an array of content including entertainment, religious, news and sports, to Africa’s Pay TV’s and local distributors.