CCTV signs pan-European GlobeCast deal

GlobeCast has launched four additional channels for Chinese broadcaster CCTV on its platform on Eutelsat’s Eurobird 9A satellite for pan-European coverage.

The broadcast services provider said CCTV-4, CCTV Español, CCTV Russian and CCTV Arabia now have access to a potential audience of 300 million households. GlobeCast’s service for CCTV includes fibre delivery to its Brookmans Park facility near London, where the channels are uplinked to Eurobird 9A located at 9° East.