RRsat to transmit KidsCo channel over Australia

RRsat Global Communications Network has been chosen by KidsCo, a joint venture channel owned by media companies NBC Universal, Corus Entertainment and Cookie Jar Group, to provide playout to Australia. RRsat will be providing comprehensive playout and uplink services, as well as distributing the channel to the Foxtel DBS platform in Australia via the Asiasat 5 satellite. KidsCo also has the option to leverage RRsat’s Global Network to provide additional playout to Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia in the future.