AIRPORT CITY BUSINESS PARK, Israel, July 18, 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 today that it has signed a contract with ECTV Network Limited for the distribution of the English Club TV Channel via MEASAT Satellite to Asia. This will give the local TV viewers the opportunity to watch the English Club TV Channel. The English Club TV Channel is going to be broadcast throughout Asian continent from November 2012.
For almost 5 years, the English Club TV Channel has been giving viewers the opportunity to learn and improve their English via TV sets, PCs, tablets and mobile phones in more than 40 countries of Europe. English Club TV is not only an educational channel with variable programs for learning English, but also an entertaining and informational resource that helps to be abreast of the latest world news, weather forecasts etc. Different themes of programs and differentiated approach to the levels of English language skills of the viewers will meet the varied tastes of viewers who want to learn English.
" We are happy to have another customer recognizing our strength and experience in the Asian market," commented Lior Rival, VP Sales & Marketing, RRsat. " The English Club TV joins the long list of customers whose content we are already distributing to Asia. RRsat highly values education and recognizes the importance of well delivered educational programs . We take pride of being a part of this exciting educational project, and we look forward to a long term relationship."Andrew Semchenko, the Managing Director of ECTV Network Limited, declares: " We are happy to start cooperating with RRsat expanding the geography of English Club TV broadcasting. Our partners have offered us technical solutions that will help us to be more effective and attractive in the global marketplace. We are moving into a new market which is a part of our global strategy. I ' m sure that our experience as well as the experience and excellent service from RRsat will help us get positive feedback from the market. Our official representative in Asia, Promo TV Group, has already investigated the opportunities for English Club TV in the main part of Asia and received positive forecasts for the next years. I am sure that we will help a lot of people learn and improve their English. " About RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd.