GlobeCast partners with Arabsat to bring a new neighborhood of channels to North Africa on the BADR satellite at 26 degrees East.
The initial rollout of the new service will include Algerian channels. Already, five channels have just been launched on this new platform: Echourouk TV, Al Atlas TV, Dzair TV, Imed TV, and Ennahar TV.
“Broadcasters have been hungering for a new opportunity to get coverage of the North African region,” said Samir Tizaoui, senior account manager MENA at GlobeCast.
“Thanks to our long-standing relationship with Arabsat, we are able to provide this opportunity to help broadcasters reach new audiences in an effective and cost-efficient way.”
Khalid Balkheyour, president and CEO of Arabsat said “We are very pleased with our alliance with GlobeCast that brings the best broadcast solutions with a variety of options to our customers in North Africa. With our geographical expansion, we will be able together with Globecast to provide more alternatives and help our customers increase their reach” Balkhyour added.