Advanced Television

Spacecom adds 8th DTH platform on AMOS-5

March 21, 2013

Spacecom the operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, has confirmed that DAAR Communications has launched DAARSAT, its satellite TV service, on the AMOS-5 satellite located at the 17°E prime orbital position. DAARSAT is the eighth Nigerian DTH service on AMOS-5.

DAARSAT is now available to all of Nigeria as a stand-alone digital TV service. It joins fellow Nigerian DTH services Infinity and HiBand, among others, on AMOS-5.

Spacecom’s president and CEO David Pollack remarked, “Our partnership with DAAR serves as an excellent example showing Spacecom’s commitment to DAARSAT. The agreement secures a long and mutually beneficial relationship between our organisations for many years to come.”

The DAARSAT platform offers five consumer bouquets, including 30 various channels and includes features such as messaging, subscriptions, fingerprinting, and chipset pairing.

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