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.


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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