Advanced Television

Rotana’s HD channels now on Es’hail-2

December 14, 2023

Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, has announced that nine HD television channels from Rotana Group are now available on Es’hail-2 satellite located at the 26⁰ East hotspot covering Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This is part of a multi-channel, multi-year deal between Rotana and Es’hailSat which adds to the premium television channel video neighbourhood that has seen multiple channels added over the course of the year.

Rotana is a specialist in entertainment, encompassing free-to-air TV channels, radio stations, a music label, a movie library, a regional advertising and media agency, and a strong digital and social media presence. Rotana’s TV channels offer a mix of the latest Egyptian and Arabic movie premieres, classics, and contemporary hits.

Es’hailSat provides satellite, broadcast, teleport and managed services from Doha, Qatar and brings to this relationship more than 12 years of experience in catering to broadcasters, telecommunication companies, enterprises, mobility applications and governments across the Middle East and North Africa. Es’hailSat’s infrastructure including two satellites at 25.5/26 East together with our 50,000 sqm teleport facility provides robust connectivity services.

Dr. Walid Arab Hashem, CEO and Vice Chairman of Rotana Group, commented: “We believe that the collaboration’s significance as a launchpad for innovative content and technical offerings to be introduced to the market.”

“Es’hailSat is delighted to welcome Rotana Group’s channels and bring on board the region’s premier broadcaster to our satellite hotspot.” added Mr. Ali Ahmed Al-Kuwari, President and CEO, Es’hailSat. “We believe that the diverse range of programming and depth of the channel bouquet offered by us at Es’hailSat aligns perfectly with Rotana Group’s channels to provide quality content across the region.”

Viewers can tune in to Rotana’s channels on Es’hail-2 with the following details:

Orbital Position : 26°E
Satellite : Es’hail-2
Transponder Number : E07
Downlink Frequency : 11,350 MHz
Polarisation : Linear (Horizontal)
FEC : 3/4

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