Arabsat has been selected by Globecast to broadcast TRT World, the international news platform of Turkey, in HD over the MENA region on Arabsat’s Badr-6 satellite at 26° East—Globecast is the worldwide distributor of the TRT news platform.
Building on its existing relationship with Arabsat, Globecast is supplying global packaged services to TRT World for this project. The company is providing connectivity through its fully redundant fibre network and its Paris NOC, which enables the uplinking of the channel to Arabsat’s Badr-6 satellite. With this new Arabsat announcement, TRT World will be able to viewed in the Middle East and North Africa.
According to Khalid Balkheyour, the President and CEO of Arabsat, this new HD channel will further grow Arabsat's HD neighborhood and reinforce the firm's HD dominance in MENA.