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du announces new HD DTH Platform on 7W at CABSAT 2017

du expands its existing capacity on 7W with new DVB-S2 Transponder

UAE telecommunications company du, has announced its new HD DTH Platform on 7W orbital position during CABSAT 2017, one of the Middle East region’s leading events focused on broadcast, satellite and content delivery. du expands its existing capacity on 7W with the new DVB-S2 transponder to offer content without limits.

Specifically designed for HD channels, the platform is optimised for high growth broadcast markets with major regional and international free to air channels. With this addition du becomes one of the largest providers of DTH capacity for free-to-air channels in HD.


“Our customer is at the core of all our operations, and we are wholly committed to innovating and working with various partners to create and deliver solutions that optimize the end-user experience,” said Fahad AlHassawi, Chief Commercial Officer, du. “Through our New HD DTH Platform, we aim to enhance broadcast services for over 56 million homes across the Middle East and North Africa Region.”

Now in its 22nd year, CABSAT is the largest broadcast and satellite communications event in the region and serves as a global platform for both regional and international carriers active within the Middle East market.