Thaicom, one of Asia’s leading satellite operators, has entered into a multi-year agreement with Somaliland National Television (SLNTV), Somaliland’s national broadcaster. Thaicom currently broadcasts 15 TV channels in East Africa on its broadcast platform at 78.5 degrees east.
Under the terms of the agreement, Thaicom will provide SLNTV with C-band capacity on the Thaicom 5 satellite and a complete end-to-end solution which includes the design, installation and commissioning of the uplink facility.
“Thaicom is pleased that SLNTV has chosen our global platform for the worldwide delivery of their programming bouquet, enabling the network to reach viewers in every corner of the world”, said Paiboon Panuwattanawong, CEO, Thaicom. “The Africa market is important to us and this agreement offers the coverage, flexibility and reliability that SLNTV needs as they expand their service offering on a global scale.”