AIRPORT CITY BUSINESS PARK, Israel, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST), a leading provider of comprehensive content management and global distribution services to the television and radio broadcasting industries, announced that it has signed a contract with ETV, one of the largest networks of satellite television channels in India.
ETV Kannada and ETV Marathi are downlinked at RRsats' main teleport in Emek HaEla from Insat 4a satellite. The channels are converted from PAL to NTSC, encoded, and with a time delay delivered by fiber over the RRsat Global Network to Dish Network USA.
"We are very pleased that ETV has chosen the RRsat Global Network to further expand its global reach to the USA, " commented Lior Rival, VP Sales & Marketing of RRsat. " ETV is joining our extensive list of customers and we are looking forward to a long term business relationship.""RRsat Global Communication Network Ltd provides reliable, good-quality, turnkey delivery solutions," said ETV Network's Vice President Mr. K. Bapineedu. " RRsat has been instrumental in delivering signals of ETV Channels to USA with necessary time shift according to one of our requirements." About RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST) provides global, end-to-end, content management and distribution services to the rapidly expanding television and radio broadcasting industries, covering more than 150 countries. Through its RRsat Global Network, composed of satellite and terrestrial fiber optic capacity and the public Internet, RRsat provides high-quality and flexible global distribution services 24/7 to more than 630 channels reaching multiplatform operators, Internet TV and direct-to-home viewers worldwide and also offers occasional use services for sports, news and events with a fleet of flyaways and over 10 transportable satellite news gathering services (SNG) units. More than 130 television and radio channels use RRsat's advanced production and playout centers comprising comprehensive media asset management services. Visit the company's website http://www.rrsat.com About ETV Network