Med1-TV HD a news, current affairs and sport channel has joined Arabsat’s new DVB-S2 platform. The channel broadcast standard news, talk shows and documentaries in Morroco. It is highly rated and is among the top Pan-Arab stations in North Africa.
Hassan Khivar president and CEO of Med1 TV said, “As we enter a new era of our company’s development, we have to expand Medi-1 TV HD broadcast over MENA and Europe; and to enlarge our satellite contribution to allow West Africa’s coverage. Therefore, we are working with Arabsat through its new and competitive HD video content broadcasting platform. This partnership should allow to our viewers more benefits and unique experience to enjoy in order to match their requirements.”
Khalid Balkheyour, President and CEO of Arabsat said, “Maghreb markets comes on top of Arabsat strategic plans to ensure significant deployment to our broadcast product across this remarkably growing and important region. We consider to offering the massive audience in Maghreb with the best video offering in terms of quality and prime content. We’re assured that with the launch of Media-1 TV HD, Arabsat viewers across the Middle East, North Africa & Europe will continue to receive highly selective offering & wide varieties of prime Free-To-Air regional and international HD channels on Arabsat hotspot at 26⁰ East.”
The Morrocan owned company has been hitherto, in a partnership with Eutelsat’s platform and Nilesat for distribution.