AsiasSat and Globecast have agreed to deliver international Turkish news platform, TRT World in HD to viewers across the Asia-Pacific region via AsiaSat 7. The deal expands TRT's reach and strengthens its position in the Asian market.
TRT World is owned by Turkish national public broadcaster TRT and is Turkey's first English language international news platform, providing news coverage in English 24/7 from Istanbul. Globecast and TRT World chose AsiaSat 7 because of its extensive Asian coverage and international channel neighborhood. AsiaSat 7 has a region-wide C-band footprint covering Asia, the Middle-East, Australasia and Central Asia, as well as high-power Ku beams dedicated to serving East and South Asia.
Globecast is providing TRT World with a global packaged service for DTH distribution of the news platform including worldwide connectivity and uplink distribution services using its unique reach to access 10 satellites.