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Rotana’s nine High Definition channels now on Es’hail-2 satellite

Es’hailSat is proud to announce that nine High Definition television channels from Rotana Group are now available on Es’hail-2 satellite located at the 26⁰ East hotspot covering Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This is part of a multi-channel, multi-year deal between Rotana and Es’hailSat which adds to the premium television channel video neighborhood that has seen multiple channels added over the course of the year.

Rotana is an unrivaled leader in entertainment with an extensive repertoire encompassing free-to-air TV channels, radio stations, a distinguished music label, an unparalleled movie library, a regional advertising and media agency, and a digital and social media dominance. Rotana’s TV channels offer a mesmerizing blend of the latest Egyptian and Arabic movie premieres, timeless classics, and contemporary masterpieces, captivating audiences across the Arab world. With the region's largest movie library, Rotana caters to diverse tastes, providing an unmatched viewing experience for all.  

Es’hailSat provides satellite, broadcast, teleport and managed services from Doha, Qatar and brings to this relationship more than 12 years of experience in catering to broadcasters, telecommunication companies, enterprises, mobility applications and governments across the Middle East and North Africa. Es’hailSat’s infrastructure including two satellites at 25.5/26 East together with our 50,000 sqm teleport facility provides reliable and robust connectivity services.

Dr. Walid Arab Hashem, CEO and Vice Chairman of Rotana Group, enthusiastically endorsed the new collaboration, expressing high hopes for its success and confirming plans for further joint ventures. This sentiment was echoed by Dr. Nasser Refaat, CTO of Rotana, who highlighted: “We believe that the collaboration's significance as a launchpad for innovative content and technical offerings to be introduced to the market.”

“Es’hailSat is delighted to welcome Rotana Group’s channels and bring on board the region’s premier broadcaster to our satellite hotspot.” said Mr. Ali Ahmed Al-Kuwari, President and CEO, Es’hailSat. “We believe that the diverse range of programming and depth of the channel bouquet offered by us at Es’hailSat aligns perfectly with Rotana Group’s channels to provide quality content across the region.”

The channels are now part of the Es’hail-2 channels bouquet which further adds to the attractive line up of premium content currently broadcasting via Es’hail-2 satellite.  You can tune in to Rotana’s channels on Es’hail-2 with the following details:

Orbital Position : 26°E

Satellite : Es’hail-2

Transponder Number : E07

Downlink Frequency : 11,350 MHz

Polarization : Linear (Horizontal)


FEC : 3/4

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