HD Austria, M7 Group’s hybrid DTH television platform for Austria on Astra (19.2° East), now reaches 125,000 customers.
A new DTH platform serving Hungary has launched from the Eutelsat 9 degrees East neighbourhood.
The Austrian DTH platform AustriaSat has added the KidsCo channel to its line-up. The channel is part of the basic tier and is transmitted in MPEG4/DVB-S2.
The Austrian DTH platform AustriaSat is adding two more channels in October, the documentary channel Planet and children’s net KidsCo.
The Austrian DTH platform AustriaSat has started to license the first satellite receivers for the new HD Austria bouquet that will launch later this year. Products from Loewe, Wisi and Hirschmann are part of the first slate of certified receivers.
The ProsiebenSat.1 Group has signed a long-term capacity contract for one transponder with SES Astra. The new transponder will be used to broadcast four new HD channels for the Austrian market.
The Luxembourg based M7 group plans to launch the HD Austria DTH service as the HD companion of AustriaSat this summer.
AustriaSat, the new DTH platform for Austria, will go live on Tuesday October 26 on the Astra satellite system at 19.2 degrees East.