Mediascape Launches Cignal HD Package Via NSS-11

SES WORLD SKIES, a division of global satellite operator SES S.A. announced that a new multi-year agreement with MediaScape, Inc to provide an additional transponder of capacity on the NSS-11 satellite at the orbital location of 108.2 degrees East. This will increase MediaScape’s transponder utilization on NSS-11 from two to three, and the company will use the additional satellite capacity to distribute high definition television channels to households in the Philippines.

MediaScape’s Cignal TV direct-to-home offer was launched on NSS-11 in 2008 and now comprises 8 HD channels and 21 standard definition channels in its programme line-up.