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RascomStar and Vicus Luxlink develop turnkey DTH broadcast service over Africa

African satellite operator, Rascomstar has announced a new agreement with Vicus Luxlink to offer an economical turnkey DTH broadcast service over Africa.

RascomStar’s RQ1-R satellite combined with Vicus Luxlink’s teleport in Germany, broadcasted in ku band allows for a customized and economical DTH solution. The broadcast can be done over two independent beams North & South on RQ1R @ 2.9°East, which allows for full coverage over Africa.

The objective behind the agreement was to provide a cost effective and attractive solution to the TV sector who continue to prefer satellite for distribution. RascomStar and Luxlink have been working together to expand further into the market and look forward to the growth of this partnership.


North Coverage South Coverage
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North Coverage South Coverage On the North beam, an antenna pointed on RQ1R can also receive Eutelsat 3B on the meditérannean coast and Astra 4A / SES 5 on the sub-sahara zone On the South beam , an antenna pointed on RQ1R receives also Eutelsat 3B, Astra 4A / SES 5



Rascomstar ; tel +971 44 25 78 99

Vicus Luxlink Teleport ; tel +49 6867 9113 78