RRsat signs contract with large Indian broadcaster
April 16, 2012
RRsat Global Communications Network, a provider of comprehensive content management and global distribution services to the television and radio broadcasting industries, has signed a contract with ETV, one of the largest networks of satellite television channels in India.
ETV Kannada and ETV Marathi are downlinked at RRsats’ main teleport in Emek HaEla from Insat 4a satellite. The channels are converted from PAL to NTSC, encoded, and with a time delay delivered by fiber over the RRsat Global Network to Dish Network USA.
“We are very pleased that ETV has chosen the RRsat Global Network to further expand its global reach to the USA”, commentedLior Rival, VP Sales & Marketing of RRsat. “ETV is joining our extensive list of customers and we are looking forward to a long term business relationship.”
“RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd provides reliable, good-quality, turnkey delivery solutions,” said ETV Network’s Vice President Mr. K. Bapineedu. “RRsat has been instrumental in delivering signals of ETV Channels to USA with necessary time shift according to one of our requirements”.