Pashto 1 TV Channel Launches on AsiaSat 7
Asia’s leading satellite operator, Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat) announced that Pakistan’s Pashto entertainment channel, Pashto 1, has commenced broadcasting on AsiaSat 7 at the orbital location of 105.5 degrees East. This channel serves the large Pashto-speaking population in Pakistan, Afghanistan, the Middle East, and other regions covered by the satellite’s enormous C-band footprint.
Pashto 1 is a free-to-air television channel, offering general entertainment programming, including drama, music and culture.
“Joining AsiaSat 7’s excellent South Asian TV neighbourhood provides us with an exciting opportunity to widen our reach beyond our local community to a larger audience across the Asia-Pacific region,” said Saif ur Rehman Akazai, Chief Operating Officer of Pashto 1. “We are very pleased to work with AsiaSat, Asia’s leading satellite operator, on AsiaSat 7 to access the vast audience base that is second to none in Asia.”
“We welcome Pashto 1 to the AsiaSat family of premium South Asian programming. Pashto 1 helps us expand our lineup of local language television services onboard our fleet, providing more choices to various ethnic groups living and working across the Asia-Pacific region,” said William Wade, President and Chief Executive Officer of AsiaSat.
Pashto 1 is available free-to-air on AsiaSat 7 in C-band with the following reception parameters:
Orbital Location : 105.5 degrees East
Transponder : C12H
Frequency : 4077.75 MHz
Video Format : MPEG-2 DVB-S
Polarisation : Horizontal
Modulation : QPSK
Symbol rate: 3.185 Msym/sec
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