Eutelsat Communications to Support RCS Ghana


RCS Ghana has contracted Eutelsat Communications an European telecommunication gaint to provide capacity for the broadcast of its DTH bouquet bringing content to viewers in Ghana and beyond.

The multi – year deal is to ensure that RCS Ghana use Ku-Band capacity on Eutelsat 7B to broadcast its fast growing free-to-air DTH bouquet comprising SD and HD channels to the Ghanaian market and over 40 other countries in Africa.

Eutelsat Communications is an European KU-band satellite operator known for its television, radio and video broadcasting, corporate networks, Internet access, and mobile communications services.

The Chairman and CEO of RCS Ghana Mr Hamza Tanko said, “We are delighted to partner with Eutelsat for the broadcast of the RCS DTH bouquet, delivering exceptional content to viewers in Ghana and beyond, and enabling the broadcast of any channel in Ghana in high quality and at compelling rates. The 7° East position is ideal to serve the Ghanaian market and Eutelsat 7B offers consistent coverage and signal power all over Ghana as well as complete Sub-Saharan coverage of over 40 African countries.”

Eutelsat Regional Vice President of Sub Saharan Africa Nicolas Baravalle, , commented: “We are proud to support RCS Ghana in rolling out this high quality content offering. This contract reflects the buoyancy of the Ghanaian broadcast market, the attraction of the unparalleled coverage of our 7° East neighbourhood and Eutelsat’s expertise in the African market. We look forward to a long and fruitful collaboration” 


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