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Eutelsat announces Persian, Algerian deals

Eutelsat HQ ParisAlgerian media group Echourouk has selected the Eutelsat 7 West A satellite to broadcast the HD version of its flagship news channel, Echourouk News.

The deal, which was announced at DISCOP Dubai, came as Eutelsat also revealed that Persian-language channel Manoto TV has completed its switch in SD and HD versions to the Eutelsat 7B satellite.

Manoto TV is now available exclusively from Eutelsat’s Hotbird satellites and on Eutelsat 7B, forming a single neighbourhood for Persian-speaking viewers in Europe, the Middle East and Iran.