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February 1st, 2016

There's A New Aljazeera Bouquet Launching On The Es'hail-1 Satellite

[Satnews] Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, announces that Al Jazeera Media Networks has launched a new HD bouquet on the Es’hail-1 satellite located at the 25.5 degrees East hotspot that covers the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Al Jazeera is Qatar’s leading news and entertainment channel with a wide variety of programming content and a worldwide following.  An anchor customer with Es’hailSat, Al Jazeera was the first channel to start broadcasting on Es’hail-1 when it went into commercial service with transmissions on Qatar National Day, 18th December 2013.

The new Al Jazeera bouquet is being broadcast in HD, with content from Al Jazeera Arabic and Al Jazeera English currently available and Al Jazeera Mubasher and Al Jazeera Documentary Channel coming soon. The new HD bouquet further adds to the attractive line up of TV content currently broadcasting via Es’hail-1.  Tune in to Es’hail-1 at 25.5 degrees East with the following details, 11,045 MHz, H Pol, SR 27,500 and FEC 2/3, to enjoy high quality Arabic and English content from leading Qatari network Al Jazeera.

Es’hailSat’s President & CEO, Ali Ahmed Al Kuwari, said, “A growing number of established and new channels are choosing Es’hail-1, at the leading hotspot for TV content, for the distribution of their channels in MENA.  With Es’hail-1 in operation and Es’hail-2 on schedule to be launched in Q4 2016, we are ideally placed to support the continued growth and expansion of the media sector by providing premium content, communications independence, quality of service and market penetration”.