EutelSat 9A - DTH Satellite Platform

Eutelsat 9A is a large and established platform, particularly popular with channel start-ups looking for delivery into Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

We distribute your channel to audiences in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

We distribute your channel to audiences in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Service Description

  • We distribute your channel to audiences in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East using the Eutelsat 9A satellite
  • We collect your channel and encode it as SD or HD
  • We add conditional access and EPG data as required
  • We multiplex and modulate your channel
  • We then uplink it to our Eutelsat 9A capacity
  • Your channel can then be downlinked by one or more DTH platforms
  • All with full monitoring, technical support and a dedicated account manager

Customer Benefits

Eutelsat 9A is a large and established platform particularly popular with channel start-ups looking for delivery into Europe,
North Africa and the Middle East.  It includes access to the high demand market of Dubai. Most major head-ends in its footprint receive content from Eutelsat 9A.  Its close proximity to the popular Hotbird satellite allows a single receive antenna to access both satellites for a really compelling customer proposition.

Why Arqiva

A single simple contract agreement delivers everything you need.  As an independent provider we work closely with all parties on your behalf to ensure smooth transmission. We offer you the highest SLAs through high-tech equipment and
highly experienced engineers.  Our core expertise in media and broadcasting ensures we understand your needs throughout your entire transmission chain. You have integrated access to our global distribution network and extensive product portfolio including disaster recovery. We work with you to grow your channel through our extensive broadcast knowledge and contacts. We’re trusted to deliver high profile channels for the world’s leading broadcasters.

Customer Story

NBCu use Arqiva for their European distribution of a number of high-profi le channels including E! Entertainment and Universal. We provide NBCu with satellite capacity on EB9A which was specifically chosen due to it’s wide coverage and strong community. We also provide a mix of co-located remote playout and fi bre stream delivery which gives NBCu the flexibility to find the right solution for each individual channel. 

Technical Specs

 

  • 9 degrees east
  • Available formats are SR 27.5MS/s, FEC ¾
  • MPEG4 and MPEG2
  • Transmission at QPSK & 8PSK
  • Throughput between 38 and 59Mbits
  • N+1 redundant mux with diversely routed fibre backhaul 9º East

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