Cyfrowy Polsat with VO/D in 2009
During the Media Summit 2009 conference held in Warsaw on 19.11.2009 Cyfrowy Polsat board member, Andrew Matuszynski announced an original VOD offer of Cyfrowy Polsat. Service would be launched at end of this year. Polsat guarantees innovative approach to Video on Demand, but without PPV (Pay-Per-View) as previously suggested in media publications.
Cyfrowy Polsat VOD service tests are already available on Hot Bird 9 (13E) satellite from a new transponder 112 on the frequency 10,758 GHz, pol. V, SR: 27500, FEC: 5/6. There are 12 test channels (from Test 5 to Test 16), EPG informs about movie transmission every 2 hours.
Cyfrowy Polsat offers two models of the PVR decoders with hard disc. SD: Echostar DVR-747 and HD: EchoStar HD DVR 7400 (officially available from 21st of October). According to Media Summit conference PVR set-top boxes will be available first and then VO/D.