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July 17th, 2014

MCS TV + Eutelsat—Spreading The Info (SatBroadcasting™)

[SatNews] MCS TV, part of Altice Group, and Newslux have selected the Eutelsat 70B satellite operated by Eutelsat Communications to support the expansion into Southeast Asia of two flagship channels, i24News and MCS International.

Artistic rendition of the Eutelsat 70B satellite.

Both channels have joined a digital platform uplinked from Italy and are broadcast across Southeast Asia to operators of cable and ADSL networks, as well as homes equipped for direct reception. The i24News international 24-hour news and current affairs channel is currently available free-to-air (FTA) via Eutelsat 70B in French and English-language versions. MCS International is an international sports channel available in more than 50 countries, with a strong focus on football, handball, volleyball, fighting sports, tennis and extreme sports.

The Eutelsat infosite may be accessed via http://www.eutelsat.com/