EUTELSAT 9B - Contribution Satellite

EUTELSAT 9B is a premium contribution satellite, with a growing FTA neighborhood 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

EUTELSAT 9B's benefits

  • Over 340 TV channels currently broadcast including 75 HD channels
  • Serves an audience of approximately 14 million homes in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, including 9.5 million cable TV homes, 3.8 million satellite TV homes and 800 thousand IP TV homes
  • Cost effective reach to the Pan European market for HD channels and new FTA channels

Arqiva's benefits

  • A reliable and reactive partner with access to award winning teleport facilities
  • A single point of contact for content acquisition and processing to the uplink
  • Integrated access to our global distribution network and extensive product portfolio including disaster recovery
  • Peace of mind – transmissions are securely delivered, managed and monitored by our 24/7 dedicated MCR

EUTELSAT 9B's technical specs

  • Available formats are SR 27.5MS/s, FEC ¾
  • MPEG4, MPEG2 /DVBS- DVBS2
  • FTA or encrypted signal with Conditional Access available
  • Multiplex and Uplink on to our capacity @9E
  • N+1 redundant mux with diversely routed fibre backhaul

How we helped NBCu

NBCu use Arqiva for their European distribution of a number of high-profile channels including E! Entertainment and Universal. We provide NBCu with satellite capacity which was specifically chosen due to it’s wide coverage and strong community.

We also provide a mix of co-located remote playout and fibre stream delivery which gives NBCu the flexibility to find the right solution for each individual channel.

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