September 2nd, 2011
Newtec + Aljazeera... MENOS Incorporation (SatBroadcasting)
Aljazeera has invested in several Multimedia Exchange Network over Satellite (MENOSTM) TV interactive terminals from satellite communication company Newtec. The technology will be used to receive TV and data from key sporting events. The award-winning MENOS network is an all-IP solution for exchanging multimedia content over satellite and is operated by the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU). It enables fully automated, cost-effective sharing of video and radio content among scattered sites. The ASBU MENOS network is jointly operated with Arabsat using their satellite capacity. The TV Satellite Interactive Terminals (™) will be provisioned in the ASBU network, using Arabsat satellite capacity. In addition to installing the terminals, Newtec will also be training Aljazeera staff and providing professional service training.