Launch of the Mauritanian bouquet from Nouakchott satellite transmission platform on Arabsat satellites

The Launch of the Mauritanian bouquet from Nouakchott satellite transmission platform on Arabsat satellites
H.E Prime Minister of Mauritania inaugurates today the broadcast of the of Mauritanian bouquet

His Excellency the Prime Minister Dr. Mawlay Weld Mohamed Al-Aghzaf inaugurates the Mauritanian bouquet broadcasting from Nouakchott platform for satellite broadcasting on Arabsat satellites (Badr – 5) , 26° degrees East , which was recently established in collaboration with Arabsat.

HE Minister / Hamdi Ould Mahgoub said that the inauguration of broadcasting today is the beginning of a historic and significant experience in order to upgrade the level of the media and start its emancipation and diversity in Mauritania, besides the launch of that broadcast will enable us to start to collect the governmental and private Mauritanian channels on one bouquet, so that the viewer of Mauritania and the Arab world will be able to watch this bouquet on one frequency in all parts of the Middle East , North Africa and large parts of Europe and Asia, all this comes as a part of the efforts exerted by the Ministry of Telecommunications and the Relationship with the Mauritanian Parliament to develop the infrastructure of TV satellite broadcast in Mauritania.
Khalid bin Ahmed Balkheyour president &CEO of Arabsat, expressed his pleasure on this occasion and said "The launch of the Mauritanian bouquet today came in furtherance of the relationship deals and joint cooperation with the Ministry of Telecommunications and Relationship with the Parliament in Mauritania, which resulted in signing the bouquet contract earlier this year, and accordingly Arabsat has built a digital satellite broadcast platform in Nouakchott, hoping for such cooperation to further develop and continue.

Mauritania BQ can be viewed on below frequencies:-
ID Satellite BW (Mhz) MODCODE Symbol Rate Center Freq. (MHz) Center Freq. (MHz)
Long MSps Down Down
Mauritania TV BADR5

26 E 36 QPSK ¾ 27.50 10850 Vertical
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Founded in 1976 by the 21 member-states of the Arab League, ARABSAT has been serving the growing needs of the Arab world for over 35 years. It carries over 450 TV FTA channels, 35HD channels, 4pay TV networks,. and 160Radio stations reaching tens of millions of homes in more than 100 countries across the Middle East, Africa, Europe and way beyond around the world including an audience of over 170 million viewers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region alone tuned into ARABSAT’s video “hotspot” at 26º East.

Operating a growing fleet of satellites at the 26°East , 30.5°East, 34.5°East and 20ْ East positions of the geostationary orbit, ARABSAT is the only satellite operator in the MENA region offering the full spectrum of Broadcast, Telecommunications and Broadband services. This capacity will continue to expand with the launching of new satellites, making the ARABSAT satellite fleet the youngest in the region.

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please contact Saad Al Tehaif, ARABSAT PR & Media Manager

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