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Kanal D selects Hellas Sat for satellite distribution in Romania

The Romanian media company Kanal D has signed a long-term agreement with Hellas Sat, one of the most powerful satellite systems in the region, for the satellite distribution of KANAL D TV in Romania.

Kanal D, one of the most popular generalist TV channels in Romania, is in the Top 3 of the country's audience ratings, often ranking first and second place on all monitored targets.

Through the agreement signed with Hellas Sat, Kanal D will secure the distribution of its TV signals to all operators in the country and benefit from the high reliability, efficiency and performance of Hellas Sat's fleet, which provides extensive coverage through South-East Europe. Kanal D's primary satellite feed will be delivered nationwide from Hellas Sat's position at 39 degrees East.

“The experience of our viewers, how they can watch our unique programmes at the highest technological standards are a constant and very important concern for us. Kanal D's satellite distribution is a key element in providing a flawless experience while being in front of the small screen,” said Ugur Yesil, CEO and Executive Borad Member of Kanal D, Kanal D2 and Radio Impuls.

Christodoulos Protopapas, CEO of Hellas Sat, stated: It is an honour to partner with Kanal D TV station and welcome them on board our Hellas Sat fleet. This long-term agreement demonstrates Hellas Sat's commitment to serving Romanian TV broadcasters and DTH operators with one of the most powerful satellite systems in the region. With a flagship TV station like Kanal D, Hellas Sat strengthens its position as orbital leader for DTH and TV channel distribution in Romania.”

HELLAS SAT is a premium satellite services provider that owns and operates three satellites delivering video, broadband and data services in Europe, Middle East and Southern Africa. The Company also provides managed services such as digital broadcasting and connectivity to its customers from its own premises in Greece and Cyprus as well as through its network of partners around the world. Hellas Sat is a subsidiary of Arabsat and is based in Greece and Cyprus.

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