Kofinou, Koropi 27 October 2023 - Kanal D has signed a long-term agreement with Hellas Sat, one of the most powerful satellite systems in the region, for the satellite distribution of KANAL D TV in Romania.
Kanal D is one of the most popular generalist TV channels in Romania, it is in the Top 3 of the country's audience ratings, often ranking first and second place on all monitored targets.
Through the agreement signed with Hellas Sat, Kanal D will secure the distribution of its TV signals to all operators in the country, Kanal D will benefit from the high reliability, efficiency and performance of Hellas Sat's fleet, which provides extensive coverage through South-East Europe. Kanal D's primary satellite feed will be delivered nationwide from Hellas Sat's position at 39 degrees East.
“The experience of our viewers, how they can watch our unique programmes at the highest technological standards are a constant and very important concern for us. Kanal D's satellite distribution is a key element in providing a flawless experience while being in front of the small screen.”
Ugur Yesil, CEO and Executive Borad Member of Kanal D, Kanal D2 and Radio Impuls
“It is an honour to partner with Kanal D TV station and welcome them on board our Hellas Sat fleet. This long-term agreement demonstrates Hellas Sat's commitment to serving Romanian TV broadcasters and DTH operators with one of the most powerful satellite systems in the region. With a flagship TV station like Kanal D, Hellas Sat strengthens its position as orbital leader for DTH and TV channel distribution in Romania”
Christodoulos Protopapas, CEO of Hellas Sat
About Kanal D
Kanal D, a subsidiary of Dogan Holding, together with Kanal D2, Radio Impuls and the Digital Division, is one of the most dynamic andloved media companies in Romania, connecting audiences to relevant information and quality entertainment through a comprehensive media package, offering innovative, varied and engaging content and a multi-screen experience, at state-of-the-art technology standards. Today, Kanal D is often on the first and second place in top audience ratings for all monitored targets, establishing itself as an important reference for a huge, heterogeneous audience.
About Hellas Sat
HELLAS SAT is a premium satellite services provider that owns and operates three satellites delivering high-quality, cost-effective video, broadband and data services in Europe, Middle East and Southern Africa.
The Company also provides managed services such as digital broadcasting and connectivity to its customers from its own premises in Greece and Cyprus as well as through its network of partners around the world.
Hellas Sat is a subsidiary of Arabsat and is based in Greece and Cyprus.