Fiji Tv has signed a prolonged-term distribution agreement with satellite provider Intelsat.
The programmer will use capacity on the Intelsat 19 video neighborhood, situated at 166° East, to provide direct-to-residence (DTH) solutions to buyers across the Pacific Ocean region, which incorporates Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Vanuatu, Samoa and the Solomon Islands.
In addition, Fiji Television renewed its video clip contribution specifications and capability for its subsidiary Media Niugini Limited, which operates EMTV, a business, free-to-view channel that is uplinked from Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. EMTV is Papua New Guinea’s only free-to-view channel.
Fiji Television also offers Sky Pacific, a Shell out Tv service uplinked from Suva, Fiji, that gives this kind of channels as Fiji One, Discovery, CNN and BBC Globe. With its new MPEG-four platform on Intelsat 19, the agreement will enable Fiji Tv to add programming to its present bundle, delivering viewers dozens of channels of compelling articles.
“DTH services is typically the only medium for reaching viewers in the remote communities of the geographically dispersed Pacific Ocean area,” said Intelsat RVP of Asia-Pacific Sales Terry Bleakley. “Therefore, DTH suppliers and programmers in search of successful entry to customers from Australia and New Zealand to the Pacific Islands continue to turn to the Intelsat 19 video clip neighborhood for reputable distribution.”
“Fiji TV’s strategic concentrate has constantly been to expand our Pay out Tv organization in the Pacific Ocean region,” explained Tarun Patel, Group CEO of Fiji Television. “This agreement reaffirms our commitment to supplying informative and educational articles. It also gives us a trustworthy platform to increase our services offerings in the long term.”
Intelsat 19 offers C- and Ku-band capacity for media, government and network services clients in the western United States and Asia-Pacific regions. It also carries 3 Ku-band mobility beams that offer maritime and aeronautical clients with reputable connectivity through the northern and southwestern Pacific Ocean area. Intelsat’s world-wide broadband mobility platform is scheduled for completion in early 2013.