Al Araby TV selects Es'hail 1 for SD Channel

Growing number of channels at 25.5 degrees East hotspot covering MENA
Ali Ahmed Al Kuwari, CEO, Es'hailSat.
Ali Ahmed Al Kuwari, CEO, Es'hailSat.

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Al Araby Television Network has launched its new SD channel on Qatari satellite operator Es’hailSat’s Es’hail 1 satellite.

The satellite, located at the 25.5° East hotspot neighbourhood, covers the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Al Araby Television Network is a new channel based in London, which aims to be a platform for Arab youth, talent, energy and aspirations. With a mission to enrich the Arab media scene for a better Arab future, the channel offers viewers entertainment, arts and creativity.

Broadcasting in Arabic from its headquarters in London, Al Araby Television Network has a broad range of content, varying from news to entertainment.

The new SD channel is available exclusively on Es’hail 1 at 25.5° East and further adds to the line up of content currently broadcasting via Es’hailSat.

Viewers of orbital slot 26° East can still receive Al Araby TV channel, broadcasting both SD & HD from Es’hail 1 at 25.5° East, without changing their current reception system, just set the Frequency (11142), Symbol Rate (27500), Polarization (H), FEC (3/4).

Es’hailSat’s CEO, Ali Ahmed Al Kuwari said: “In January 2015, Al Araby Television Network chose to launch its first channel on the Es’hail 1 satellite at the leading hotspot for TV content covering the MENA region. We are delighted that once again Es’hail 1 has been selected by Al Araby for its expansion, further demonstrating the value of our broadcasting independence, quality of service, and our market penetration.”

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