RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST) said it has expanded its broadcast solutions for ETTV America, the subsidiary of leading Taiwanese cable TV network, Eastern Broadcasting Company.
The three-year contract is a continuation of the initial solution that began in 2012.
RRsat´s initial contract delivers six ETTV channels plus three affiliate channels from RRsat´s Los Angeles point-of-presence to Dish Network´s (NASDAQ: DISH) media hubs in the US via dedicated fibre connectivity.
The second phase of the contract began in February 2014 and expands broadcast distribution by adding three additional ETTV channels; delivered from the RRsat Hawley broadcast and teleport facility. Distribution of these channels will be through uplink to the Galaxy 23 satellite to major cable headends including Comcast, AT&T, Cablevision and others.
Operating under EBC (Eastern Broadcasting Co., Ltd.), with its corporate headquarters located in Taipei, Taiwan, ETTV is a multi-faceted media company dedicated to serve the Chinese community worldwide. For more information, visit www.ettvamerica.com.
RRsat Global Communications Network provides global, end-to-end, digital content preparation and management, as well as content distribution services to the rapidly expanding broadcasting industry, covering more than 150 countries. Its website is at www.rrsat.com.