STV Cameroon On SES NEW SKIES' NSS-7 Satellite.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands & DOUALA, Cameroon -- SES NEW SKIES SES NEW SKIES, formerly New Skies Satellites (NSS), is a Dutch operator of communications spacecraft, owned by SES. On November 30, 1998, the Intelsat 703 spacecraft was transferred to New Skies’ control. New Skies operates this and four other spacecraft. , an SES company (Paris:SESG SESG Systems Engineering Steering Group
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SESG System Engineering Sub-Group ) (LuxX:SESG), is pleased to announce that Cameroon's leading media company, SPECTRUM GROUP, has launched its two free-to-air TV stations STV STV Single Transferable Vote
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The launch of STV1 and STV2 on NSS-7 enables the SPECTRUM media group to simultaneously deliver two broadcasting signals nationwide throughout the territory of the Republic of Cameroon Noun 1. Republic of Cameroon - a republic on the western coast of central Africa; was under French and British control until 1960
capital of Cameroon, Yaounde - the capital of Cameroon
Douala - the largest city of Cameroon both for direct reception on 95 cm dishes and for re-broadcast via its terrestrial VHF (Very High Frequency) The range of electromagnetic frequencies from 30 MHz to 300 MHz. transmission towers to a potential audience of over 17 million inhabitants
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The NSS-7 satellite platform enables STV to better deliver its diverse free-to-air blend of programming 24 hours a day on STV1 (youth, music, urban and entertainment) and STV2 (generalist, including live original news and events, quality entertainment, movies, sitcoms, documentaries, cultural shows, youth programming, educational and infotainment content)
Colin Mukete, Chairman & CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of the SPECTRUM GROUP, inaugurating the new installations said: "The uplinking of STV to NSS-7 is a new major step towards achieving our ambitious and laudable goal to keep on providing first class video entertainment to ever wider audiences, using the latest and most advanced technologies to the complete satisfaction of our growing viewership."
Jean-Pierre Kabanda, Director of Sales for Africa at SES NEW SKIES said, "SES NEW SKIES is pleased to welcome a major African private broadcaster and to earn the confidence of SPECTRUM TELEVISION in helping them reach new audiences for their popular English and French language programming."
STV Director General Mactar Silla remarked: "STV is proud to reach an increasing number of households all over Cameroon, but also in Central and West Africa West Africa
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About SPECTRUM TELEVISION
SPECTRUM TELEVISION (STV) is a Douala, Cameroon based broadcaster with one of the largest viewerships in the Republic of Cameroon. As a popular entertainment and bilingual programming choice, STV broadcasts its two free-to-air TV channels, STV1 & STV2, terrestrially and via satellite direct-to-home as well as to cable TV audiences in Cameroon and beyond. STV has one of the largest TV broadcasting libraries in sub-Saharan Africain both French and English. The station offers a variety of youth and family entertainment programs 24/7, including News Reports, Live Events, Urban Hip Hop hip-hop or hip hop
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NSS-7 is a powerful, state-of-the-art Ku-band and C-band satellite located at 338x East over the Atlantic Ocean. The satellite provides optimized coverage and power for the Americas, Europe, Africa and the Middle East for video, data, Internet and Government services. As the leading satellite for transatlantic video traffic and the primary satellite for video distribution across the whole of Africa, NSS-7 highlights include:
* Home to a DTH (Direct-To-Home) Typically refers to satellite TV broadcasting directly to a dish antenna on the roof of a house. See DBS. platform with 35 channels and an estimated 100,000 subscribers;
* Potential reach of 58 million homes, 82 million people in 40 nations across Africa;
* Positioned at 338x East, one of the leading locations for permanent and OU/SNG feeds.
About SES NEW SKIES
SES NEW SKIES is an SES company (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) offering satellite communication services to a range of customers including telecommunications providers, broadcasters, corporations and governments around the world. SES NEW SKIES owns and operates a global fleet of seven satellites in orbit, with an additional spacecraft under construction (NSS-9) and ground facilities around the world. Headquartered in The Hague, the company has offices in Hong Kong, New Delhi, Sao Paulo, Singapore, Sydney and Washington, D.C. In addition to SES NEW SKIES, SES wholly owns the market-leading satellite operators SES ASTRA in Europe and SES AMERICOM in North America and also holds strategic participations in SES Sirius in Europe, Ciel in Canada and Quetzsat in Mexico. SES provides outstanding satellite communications solutions via a global satellite fleet. Further information on the company is available at www.ses-newskies.com and on SES at www.ses.com
obase emmanuel misori (Member): good 12/2/2009 5:08 AM
am very happy with this article,am a cameroonian by nationality from the south west part of cameroon living in thailand asia and i have knowledge of satellite,cctv online,webdesign and ip cameras so i will like to have the contact of the director or mr jean pierre for information on how we can work together to bring this new technology in cameroon
that is of putting cameras in house office to see all the movement that is being going on
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thanks my regards