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Qatar’s Es’hailSat Sees Al-Rayyan Media Expand Services On Es’hail-1

Artist’s conception of Es’hail-1. Image courtesy of Space Systems Loral.

Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, announced today the signing of an agreement with Al Rayyan Media to expand their service offering on Es’hail‐1 located at 25.5°E broadcast hotspot. Al Rayyan HD, Al Rayyan SD, Sout Al Rayyan (Radio) and Sout Al‐Islam (Radio) joins Al Rayyan 2 HD, which is already available on Es’hail‐1, for distribution across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

With the vision to improve the society by highlighting and promoting local identity, heritage, tradition, and culture, Al Rayyan Media focuses on building communications and entertainment bridges for the public. The company also contributes towards the effective achievement of Qatar National Vision 2030 and is seen as a guardian of Qatari culture.

Al Rayyan channels, broadcast in High Definition and Standard Definition, carries programs featuring Qatari culture, tradition and religion in addition to entertainment, business, lifestyle, sports, religion and other shows catering to women and children. These channels further add to the attractive line up of TV content currently broadcasting via Es’hail‐1. Tune in to Es’hail‐1 at 25.50 E, with 11,141 MHz, V Pol, SR 27,500 and FEC 3⁄4 to receive Al Rayyan SD, Sout Al Rayyan and Sout Al‐Islam channels; and tune in to Es’hail‐1 at 25.50 E, with 11,045 MHz, H Pol, SR 27,500 and FEC 2/3 to enjoy high quality HD, free to air, Arabic content on Al Rayyan HD and Al Rayyan 2 HD Channels.

Es’hailSat’s President and CEO, Ali Ahmed Al Kuwari said: “We are delighted that Al Rayyan Media has chosen to consolidate all of their TV and Radio channels on Es’hail‐1 satellite. We have a very good relationship with them and have been broadcasting their HD channel on our satellite for the past few years. With further consolidation within the industry expected, Es’hailSat is ideally positioned with optimum solutions and appropriate facilities to support broadcasters in MENA with high quality services.”

Original published at: https://spacewatch.global/2017/09/qatars-eshailsat-sees-al-rayyan-media-expand-services-eshail-1/

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