Bibel TV extends capacity agreement with SES on ASTRA 19.2 degrees East
German audiences will continue to receive a free Christian television channel in SD and HD quality via satellite.
The Bibel TV Foundation, the first free Christian television channel in Germany, has extended its partnership with SES under a new multi-year contract which guarantees the Foundation additional capacity to broadcast its channel on SES satellites in its privileged television district at ASTRA 19.2 degrees East.
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Thanks to this multi-year agreement, viewers in the region will be able to receive all of Bibel TV’s programming 24 hours a day. Bibel TV will broadcast via ASTRA 19.2 degrees East in SD and HD, giving Bibel TV access to a wider audience. through broadcast standards.
“During the pandemic and times of social distancing, people increasingly seek refuge and stability in their faith. Bibel TV broadcasts Germany’s largest religious services directly to living rooms, giving people the opportunity to actively practice their faith, even if they cannot attend. We are delighted that the continued distribution of our programming via SES’s ASTRA satellites will give many people the ability to access our TV channel, ”said Beate Busch, Program Director and Deputy CEO of Bibel TV.
“As Germany’s leading satellite TV provider, we pride ourselves on providing home content with the best picture quality, be it SD or HD standards. Our partnership with Bibel TV underlines the importance of live broadcasting, thanks to the power of satellite and its ability to broadcast to millions of people today, Bibel TV viewers will be able to stay connected with their churches in a way safe and reliable, ”said Christoph Mühleib, Managing Director of ASTRA Deutschland, which is part of SES.
SES has a bold vision to deliver incredible experiences anywhere in the world by distributing the highest quality video content and providing seamless connectivity around the world. As a leader in global content connectivity solutions, SES operates the world’s only constellation of multi-orbital satellites with the unique combination of global coverage and high performance, including the low latency medium earth orbit O3b system. , proven in the trade. By leveraging a large, intelligent, cloud-enabled network, SES is able to deliver high-quality connectivity solutions anywhere on land, at sea or in the air, and is a trusted partner of leading companies. telecommunications companies, mobile network operators and governments around the world. , connectivity and cloud service providers, broadcasters, video platform operators and content owners. SES’s video network carries more than 8,200 channels and has an unmatched reach of 361 million households, providing managed media services for linear and non-linear content. The company is listed on the Paris and Luxembourg stock exchanges (symbol: SESG). Further information is available at: www.ses.com.
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