Israel – RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd, a leading provider of comprehensive content management and global distribution services to the television and radio broadcasting industry, has announced the  launch of two new Ku-Band MCPC Platforms on Spacecom’s AMOS-5 Satellite at 17°East. These two MCPC platforms, Ku-1 (West Central Africa) and Ku-3 (East West Africa), will complement RRsat’s existing focus on providing Direct To Home (DTH) content to Sub-Saharan Africa.

“The African market for broadcast television is growing rapidly,” said Lior Rival, VP Sales & Marketing at RRsat. “Together with AMOS, we believe that with these platforms we will be able to provide leading TV and radio channels the opportunity to reach a continent demanding new television viewing.   RRsat is able to cost-effectively bring content from Europe, Asia and the Americas for DTH distribution.