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TMCNet:  RRsat platform will cover Africa

[November 13, 2012]

RRsat platform will cover Africa

Nov 13, 2012 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) -- RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST) subsidiary RRsat America - Global Communications Inc. said it has signed a contract with MEASAT Satellite Systems (MEASAT) to launch a new C-band MCPC platform on the AFRICASAT-1a satellite planned for launch in early 2013.

The satellite will have coverage across Africa, the Middle East and Europe, enabling the new platform to offer full TV and radio coverage to the African continent.

RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. provides global, end-to-end, digital content management and distribution services to the rapidly expanding television and radio broadcasting industries, covering more than 150 countries. The company's website is at http://www.rrsat.com Comments on this story may be sent to tww.feedback@m2.com

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