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Canal Plus picks Eutelsat for African DTT launch

Thursday 10 September 2015 | 14:04 CET | News
Canal Plus Overseas has selected the Eutelsat 3B satellite to broadcast a new package of DTT channels for French-speaking Africa. The first broadcasts are planned to start at the end of 2015. The multi-year contract leases a 72MHz transponder on the satellite to deliver programming to digital terrestrial transmitters in approximately ten French-speaking countries. The Canal Plus pay-TV service due to launch by the end of the year will comprise a basic package of 25 channels and a selection of national channels per country. The C-band capacity leased from Eutelsat will deliver the content to

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal Plus / Eutelsat
Countries: Africa
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