HD channel numbers at 7/8° West on the increase

From our extensive satellite portfolio, Viewsat is happy to report continued viewership growth on the 7/8° west neighbourhood, making it the best position to expand reach into the Middle East and North Africa.

A Eutelsat survey analysing TV trends across the Middle East and North Africa has detailed that its market-share in comparison to terrestrial and IPTV now reaches 59 million homes, a massive 94% of the 62.2 million homes in 14 Arab speaking countries. 

HD capacity is becoming increasingly popular in the MENA region, with the number of HD equipped homes now reaching 18.2 million. There has been an increase by 44% between January 2017 and January 2018 with now over 110 HD available at this orbital position.

Viewsat sources popular satellite neighbourhoods and is well known for being a one-stop-shop for FTA DTH distribution and managed playout services. If you would like more information about broadcasting on Eutelsat E7WA, E8WB or any of our broadcasting solutions get in touch today at info@viewsat.eu or give us a call at our Surrey office on +44 (0) 1483 235 400.