0
Video

Fransat sells 1 mln DTT STBs in France

Friday 28 January 2011 | 08:41 CET | News
Satellite operator Eutelsat's Fransat digital terrestrial TV (DTT) service subsidiary reports that over 800,000 set-top-boxes have been shipped to receive DTT channels by satellite via the Fransat platform in France. A further 200,000 Fransat connections have been installed in community buildings like hotels, retirement homes, hospitals, and clinics. Users selecting satellite reception of France's DTT channels are located beyond range of the national Digital Terrestrial TV network, in areas where terrestrial reception is made difficult by the landscape or by interference in frontier areas.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Eutelsat / Fransat
Countries: France
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Samsung launches TV sets with built-in Fransat receivers

Published 11 Apr 2012 08:38 CET | France
Fransat, Samsung and Neotion have unveiled an in-set satellite receiver and DTT module for consumers in France in the Samsung ES ...

Fransat viewed on 1.6 million French TVs

Published 16 Dec 2011 10:23 CET | France
Eutelsat's free to air digital TV satellite service in France, Fransat, had 1.6 million TVs receiving the country's DTT channels. ...

TNTSat sells 800,000 STBs in 2010, takes total to 2.65 mln

Published 02 Feb 2011 11:07 CET | France
SES Astra's French DTT channel offer on satellite, TNTSat, sold 800,000 receivers in 2010, taking the total sold to 2.65 million ...