A dense DVB-SX multi-carrier gateway, the modulators will be used to launch new video services in Africa, in partnership with a global satellite operator. They will also provide enhanced services for an existing DTH operator across Eastern Europe.
Commenting on the development, Vladimir Rangelov, senior manager, broadcast services at Vivacom, said: “We are pleased to be teaming up with our trusted partner ST Engineering iDirect on our latest projects in Africa and Eastern Europe.
“ST Engineering iDirect isrenowned for delivering the highest standard of equipment and technology, providing maximum efficiency, and unparalleled reliability and customer support. We look forward to building on the solid relationship that has been established between our companies”.
Steve Tunnicliffe, regional VP for Europe, Middle East & Africa at ST Engineering iDirect, added: “ST Engineering iDirect has had a close partnership with VIVACOM for many years, and we are pleased to strengthen our collaboration with new projects and service offerings that have been enabled by our best-in-class broadcast solutions.
“We will continue to invest in our capabilities to build solutions for the present and the future, enabling Vivacom and other partners to benefit from the longevity of our network and solutions and reap the maximum benefits of their investments”.