Talia has announced the start of broadcast playout services on the Arabsat fleet. Located at 26 degrees East, the Arabsat broadcast hotspot reportedly offers more than 600 channels of satellite television and radio stations.
“We were there at the start of their data communications business, and we are pleased to add them to our list of Media Access Points and be partners in their expansion into broadcast services -” Nabil Shanti, Chief Commercial Officer at Arabsat
“This is the perfect opportunity for channels to cover the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe all on one broadcast,” said Travis Mooney, Chief Operations Officer of Talia. “The Badr position is unique and captures the audiences of the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe. With the flexibility to provide any piece, or a complete bespoke broadcast solution, we are uniquely positioned to deliver the right services, increase coverage, and offer world-wide distribution to our partners.”
Broadcasting with Arabsat marks the expansion of Talia’s Media Division and according to the company spokesman, allows Talia to offer a complete solution to their existing broadcast customers, as well as offer new partners any solution they require. Talia reportedly offers, separately or as a bundle: contribution links, teleport services, satellite broadcast playout, as well as IPTV solutions.
“Talia has been a great partner and very successful in their data communications business,” said Nabil Shanti, Chief Commercial Officer at Arabsat. “We were there at the start of their data communications business, and we are pleased to add them to our list of Media Access Points and be partners in their expansion into broadcast services.”