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Ethiopia Launches Own Satellite TV Transmission Platform: 'Ethiosat.'

Ethiopia is launching a Satelitte TV Transmission platform called 'Ethiosat'. It is described as an integrated satellite transmission platform to cover the nation.

A spokesperson for the government in Ethiopia said that Ethiosat will should provide "a unified transmission platform" for current TV and media services providers in the country, who hitherto have to hire satellite facilities from a variety of vendors.

It is also believed that Ethiosat will help further drive the realisation of the digital broadcasting switchover programme in Ethiopia. The services to be offered would be available to both public and private TV station in and around Ethiopia.


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