Arabsat, Profen TV bouquet deal
September 12, 2022
Nick Snow @ IBC
Arabsat has signed a strategic partnership agreement with teleport operator Profen covering the launch of a TV bouquet that includes various channels on the Badr-4 satellite.
“We are pleased to cooperate with Profen to provide high-quality TV broadcasting services within the coverage area of our satellite fleet, in accordance with the latest international standards,” commented Al-Hamidi Al-Enezi, CEO of Arabsat. “This partnership comes along with Arabsat’s participation in the International Satellite Broadcasting Exhibition and Conference – IBC 2022,” – in Amsterdam -Netherlands, where Arabsat will showcase its new Badr-8 satellite services, scheduled to be launched early next year. Badr-8 is a state-of-the-art satellite equipped with advanced technology to provide the best satellite services for customers, covering the Middle East and multiple regions of Asia, Europe and Africa.
“Profen Teleport’s best-in-class infrastructure and facilities, including both ISO9001 and ISO27001 certifications, is well-equipped to actively provide Data Center hosting and telecommunication services to prime operators while addressing the significant growth in global data consumption and expand network convergence over 5G wireless, terrestrial fibre and GEO, MEO, LEO satellites,” added Önder Havuzlu, CEO of Profen. “We are pleased to be taking a significant lead in the telecommunications market with the cooperation with Arabsat. Our operation of the satellite earth station will ensure provision of highly secure, quality video distribution to the Middle East and multiple regions of Asia, Europe and Africa.”