Telekom Austria chooses Eutelsat 16A to Start DTH TV services
Telekom Austria Group will soon start a DTH B2B platform in Eastern Europe and the wider regions of Central and Western Europe. The company selected Eutelsat 16A, opted to host the new platform for TV services for a wider area. They will uplink DTH television signals by the ground stations Aflenz Telekom Austria/Styria.
Eutelsat 16A is in position at16 degrees East. Telekom Austria Group has developed and implemented a combination of radio system to open a ground station, an encryption system and set-top boxes from multiple vendors.
The B2B platform “direct2home” aims, broadcasters and telecom operators. Croatian subsidiary of Telekom Austria Group, Vipnet direct2home now use the platform to migrate Digi Croatia subscribers to the new platform and Eutelsat 16A. Vipnet hybrid uses MPEG4 boxes also to allow a watch television channel via broadband (landline or mobile).