Arqiva launches Ahl-e-bait TV channel in Europe

Company uses transatlantic fibre, teleport and Hotbird capacity.
Ahl-e-bait, Arqiva, GlobeCast, Hotbird, Middle East, Uplink, News, Delivery & Transmission


Content delivery firm Arqiva has launched the Ahl-e-bait channel on the Hotbird satellite neighbourhood broadcasting into Europe.

Ahl-e-bait – which is produced in California – broadcast end-to-end by Arqiva. It is the fifth Farsi language channel to select Arqiva for delivery in Europe from the US and the Middle East in the past year.

“By providing standards conversion to PAL, delivering the feed to the UK through our dedicated transatlantic fibre, then multiplexing and uplinking to the Eurobird platform, we have been able to meet the channels needs as it plans it programming expansion,” said Jon Kirchner, executive VP, Arqiva Satellite and Media.

Arqiva manages 400 standard and high definition TV channels on more than 30 TV platforms worldwide.

Most Popular

Editor's Choice

StarzPlay’s tech powers India’s Lionsgate Play
Provides managed services, developed by StarzPlay, to mark successful launch of Lionsgate Play ...
Subscribe to Digital Studio Middle East
The latest editor of Digital Studio Middle East, the foremost and most respected platform for ...
Dubai's Faisal Hashmi working on feature film
10 short films in 10 years has earned Faisal Hashmi international plaudits at film festival, ...

Don't Miss a Story