Number 1 for MENA

We are your ideal partner to build audiences and market share in this dynamic and fast growing region, thanks to our key video neighbourhoods.

7/8° West is the leading broadcast neighbourhood for MENA. This popular position continues to grow and now reaches 95% of satellite TV homes in the region.

13° East is the first choice for audiences in Iraq and Iran and the second most important TV neighbourhood in MENA, with 38 million homes tuned in to our HOTBIRD satellites. 13° provides a unique bridge for audiences in MENA and Europe.

7° East has also seen important growth for customers in Turkey and the Middle East with over 8 million homes. It is also a growing hotspot for Farsi-speaking audiences.

 

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7/8° West

Number 1 broadcast neighbourhood in MENA

 

 

The Eutelsat-Nilesat 7/8° West neighbourhood is the Number 1 broadcast position in the Middle East and North Africa, reaching 90% of TV homes in the region and 95% of satellite homes.

The EUTELSAT 7 West A and EUTELSAT 8 West B satellites operate alongside a Nilesat satellite at this prime DTH location.

NEIGHBOURHOOD

Two Eutelsat satellites co-located for exceptional reliability, reaching 95% of satellite TV homes in the region

AUDIENCE

60 million homes receive TV channels from MENA’s leading 7/8° West neighbourhood

TV CHANNELS

900 relevant TV channels for audiences in MENA. A strong line-up of both Arabic and international channels, 60% exclusive

HD

250 HD channels, of which 200 broadcast free-to-air.
At 7/8° West, 60% of homes HD-equipped

COVERAGE

EUTELSAT 7 West A and EUTELSAT 8 West B coverages for audiences in North Africa and the Middle East

KEY CLIENTS

7° EAST

New video hotspot for South-East Europe, Turkey and Middle East

7° East, home to the EUTELSAT 7B & EUTELSAT 7C satellites, has seen important growth for customers in Turkey and the Middle East reaching over 8 million TV homes. It is also a growing hotspot for Farsi-speaking audiences.

NEIGHBOURHOOD

Two satellites co-located for extra reliability. The new EUTELSAT 7C satellite joined the hotspot, releasing EUTELSAT 7A for a new mission

AUDIENCE

8.6 million homes, up 50%
in four years

TV CHANNELS

200 TV channels broadcast via the EUTELSAT 7B & 7C satellites, 120 in HD

DUAL RECEPTION

Proximity to HOTBIRD enables reception of channels from both locations with off-the-shelf dual-feed dishes

COVERAGE

EUTELSAT 7B and EUTELSAT 7C coverages for audiences in Turkey and the Mediterranean Basin, and the Middle East

KEY CLIENTS

DigiTurk, Manoto

13° EAST

HOTBIRD, a unique bridge between MENA and Europe

Reaching 135 million homes across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe, 13° East is the first choice for audiences in Iraq and Iran and second most important TV neighbourhood in MENA with 38 million homes tuned in to our HOTBIRD satellites.

NEIGHBOURHOOD

Three satellites co-located for exceptional reliability, home to 10 premium DTH platforms

AUDIENCE

Serving 135 million homes across EMEA, with 38 million homes in MENA
 

NETWORKS

90% cable, IPTV and DTT penetration in EMEA region, close to 100% in some countries

TV CHANNELS

Unrivalled line-up of 1000 TV channels, including more than 100 in Arabic and Farsi

HD

Over 40% of channels broadcast in HD; 60% of DTH homes are HD-equipped
 

UHD

Already 10 UHD channels broadcast to a potential UHD-connected market of 5 million cable homes

FREE-TO-AIR

400 free-to-air TV channels. Innovative smart EPG to enhance the viewing experience

COVERAGE

Industry-leading widebeam coverage for audiences in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East via HOTBIRD 13B, HOTBIRD 13C and HOTBIRD 13E

KEY CLIENTS

Al Jazeera, du, SNRT