PANACCESS’ NIGERIAN BROADCAST BOUQUET NOW ON AMOS-17 KU-BAND
Tel Aviv – 3 February 2020: Spacecom (Tel Aviv Stock Exchange: SCC), operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, today announced that it is providing Ku-band capacity from its AMOS-17 communication satellite to PanAccess, a leading German broadcast services company, for broadcasting to Nigeria.
PanAccess’ growing broadcast bouquet, originating in Germany, consists of dozens of channels and is broadcast free-to-air from the satellite located at the 17°E orbital position over Africa. PanAccess specializes in providing high-end one-way or two-way CAS and DRM security solutions around the globe. It offers a seamless service portfolio for consumers using any device.
According to Roland Schlichting, PanAccess CEO, “We are thrilled with Spacecom’s response speed that enabled us to be on-air quickly and efficiently. PanAccess views the growth of our broadcast base in Nigeria as an important market and we will continue to add more channels for these customers.”
Spacecom VP Sales, Eyal Altshuler commented, “Working in tandem with PanAccess, we succeeded in bringing their bouquet onto the air in less than 48 hours after we began designing their solution. AMOS-17 is an exciting satellite with its Ku, Ka and HTS C-Band capabilities. The Nigerian market is now experiencing services and communications from the most powerful, technically advanced satellite serving the region. Since the beginning of commercial operations in late 2019, the satellite is already boosting our business around the continent.”
Spacecom (Space-Communication Ltd.), operator of the AMOS-3 and AMOS-7 satellites co-located at 4°W, AMOS-17 at 17°E and AMOS-4 at 65°E, provides high-quality broadcast and communication services to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia via direct-to-home (DTH) operators, Internet service providers (ISPs), telecom and MNO operators, network integrators and government agencies.
With the arrival of AMOS-17 at the 17°E orbital position, Spacecom further expands its reach in Africa and Asia, reinforcing its position as a leading multi-regional satellite operator.
For more information, please visit: http://www.amos-spacecom.com/
Josh Shuman, S&A Communications