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Satellite Distribution

Whether you are a broadcaster or cable operator, channel or pay TV operator, we can provide you with links for original, fully contributed and post-produced content of sports, entertainment, and news—allowing you to expand your market and reach new customers worldwide.

Thaicom satellites serve the programming distribution needs of some of the leading broadcasters in Asia and MEA — cable head end, DTH, and global TV operators alike.

Our contribution services ensure signals reach a particular uplink station or a multiplexing platform for point-to-point or point-to-multipoint transmissions for digital and analogue signals.

To enable also smaller broadcasters access to Digital TV platforms, we can keep the overall cost of digital platform services on Thaicom satellites low.

New service additions in the form of HDTV and Ultra HD in the future lead to an increased demand from the broadcasting industry and media verticals. Thaicom can deliver digital TV content to your network virtually around the world and across different screen formats — at the movies, at home, or on-the-move.

Our reliable ground and satellite technology ensures that you can deliver content to your audiences quickly and cost-effectively, letting you add channels, expand your markets, and increase your reach.

Multi-Channel Per Carrier (MCPC) Broadcast Platform
Expand Your Market with Thaicom’s MCPC Services

You demand a cost-effective and reliable way to distribute your channels. Our Multi-Channel Per Carrier (MCPC) broadcast platform lets you expand your business into new markets. Broadcasters can gain immediate access to global markets via Thaicom’s prime video neighborhood location at 78.5° East orbital slot. Our satellites ensure seamless C- and Ku-band coverage of Asian, European, Middle Eastern and African countries.

What’s more, you can benefit from our experience as the world’s first operator to employ MPEG-2 DVB compression standard in 1994. The Thaicom MCPC broadcast platform facilitates SD and HD distribution, radio broadcast, as well as multi-bitrate content delivery services. The platform is based on DVB-S and DVB-S2 standards with MPEG-2/MPEG-4 compression technology. There are currently more than 850 TV channels in both SD and HD formats on Thaicom’s broadcast platform.

The Thaicom MCPC Broadcast Platform includes:

  • End-to-end service including Turnkey, Turnaround, and Playout service, as well as Content Delivery over Internet and Global TV service to other satellites around the globe.
  • C-band global MCPC platform via THAICOM 5 for the delivery of content across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Australia.
  • Ku-band regional MCPC platform via THAICOM 5, 6 and 8 over South-East Asia mainland.
  • High power C-band regional MCPC platform over Africa via THAICOM 6.
  • 24/7 NOC operation and support.

Related News

29 December 2016

Thaicom Launches C-Band Broadcast Platform for Content Distribution in Africa

Signs Agreement with Teleport Partner ISAT Africa

Multi-Screen Delivery Platform via Satellite

Your audiences demand high-quality video, delivered across different screens and with content optimized for different modes of consumption. These changes in TV consumption are challenging your business and operational models, while at the same time opening opportunities to develop new formats for anywhere, anytime consumption.

With the Thaicom Multi-Screen Delivery Platform via satellite, Broadcasters can target consumers with content and formats that are specifically tailored for smartphones and tablets.

A consistent quality of service is guaranteed over a wide region. Universal coverage is provided, regardless of the availability of terrestrial infrastructure. The multi-screen delivery service also allows for comprehensive audience measurement, paving the way for the implementation of value added advertising services, such as ‘second screen’ applications.

Related News

10 June 2015

Thaicom launches 2nd Screen broadcasting experience for TV viewers in Thailand

Satellite operator partners with Kantana Group, Intouch Holdings to offer users enhanced viewing experience and drive m-commerce

Digital Cinema Package Solution
Distribution of Digital Content to Cinemas via Satellite

Satellite is one of the most cost-effective platforms when it comes to the secure transmission of content independent of location. Efficient content distribution is a key success factor for digital cinema as well.

In cooperation with our experienced international media partners and film distribution companies, Thaicom can provide cinemas in Asia-Pacific film delivery services on an end-to-end basis.

Thaicom Digital Cinema Package (DCP) is a cost-effective and secure solution to facilitate cinema playout virtually anywhere in the satellite’s coverage area. Content is distributed in real-time from the hub to all movie theaters in the coverage areas. Network access is independent of terrestrial infrastructures.