Broadcast

Growing your audience

Today’s consumers demand more than ever before. They want to watch their favourite shows in high quality, on any device, where and when they find time. As a broadcaster, you want to provide the best content in all necessary formats, to reach new audiences wherever and however they watch. We can help.

With more than 40 DTH platforms, broadcasters trust us to deliver a wide range of media content to their customers’ homes – including standard TV, HDTV and the world’s first Ultra HD channels. Our satellites serve 7,400 channels to more than 1 billion people in 317 million homes, and our range of solutions includes the preparation and transmission of content for both linear and non-linear platforms, as well as a full suite of media services including digital distribution and playout of content for video-on-demand, streaming and satellite TV.

Direct-to-home (DTH)

Broadcast is by far the best method to reach a large audience. We are the global leader in the transmission of high-quality video broadcasting in standard TV, HD and Ultra HD via satellite. Our spacecrafts help you bring your content to new audiences with unparalleled market penetration for focused regional coverage, or continental/global distribution. As the leading provider of direct-to-home broadcast services in Europe, we distribute over 2,600 free-to-air, free-to-view and pay-TV channels, as well as video-on-demand content to more than 58 million homes in Europe and North Africa. Our Astra video neighbourhood serves more than 64 million DTH homes in Europe. This provides you with unmatched market penetration in the key European markets, including Germany, France and the United Kingdom.

You will benefit from:

  • The ability to serve 100% of the population in covered regions
  • A platform designed for high-bandwidth content, including HD and Ultra HD
  • Extremely reliable service from ground to satellite, with three levels of back-up
  • Proven, cost-effective hardware
  • Established reach in many countries
  • Expertise and support with local marketing teams and a network of SES trained installers

ASTRA

Astra is a household name for DTH in Europe. We support broadcasters with marketing initiatives that help promote their channels and grow new audiences.

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