ST Teleport Partners Eutelsat to Offer 4K Ultra HD Transmission Service to Asia and Launches New Gateway
ST Teleport and Eutelsat Communications, one of the world’s leading satellite operators, have partnered to bring 4K Ultra High Definition (HD) broadcast service to customers in Singapore and the Asian region. The companies showcased a 4K Ultra HD demo TV channel at the recent CommunicAsia 2014, one of Asia’s largest annual ICT tradeshows, and demonstrated their capability of providing 4K Ultra HD transmission to customers in the broadcasting chain.
Both companies also announced the completion of a new gateway at ST Teleport’s Earth Station complex in Singapore that connects to the EUTELSAT 70B Ku-band satellite, one of the most flexible satellites serving Asian markets with the option of connecting to the African and European beams, offering secure single hop connectivity between key business hubs, such as Singapore and Frankfurt or Singapore and Nairobi. The new gateway is ready to serve data, maritime, media and entertainment clients across a high-performance footprint spanning Southeast Asia, including Myanmar, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Australia, as well as Southeast Asian waters