Teleste to continue supplying optical headend gear to Turksat

Finnish technology outfit Teleste has secured a contract to continue to supply optical headend products to Turkish cable and satellite operator Turksat. The deal, which extends one for the deployment of optical equipment last year, will see Teleste equipment deployed in partnership with the company’s local Turkish partner Telco Ltd. Teleste is supplying its HDO […]

Türksat tests 8K channel

Türksat is trialling an Ultra HD 8K (Super High-Vision) test channel, which it demoed at the Global SatShow in Istanbul in partnership with Kızıl Elektronik, Vestel and Socionext.  Türksat said in a statement that it is “among the pioneers in the world when it comes to transitioning to Ultra HD 8K,” with the test-broadcast demonstrating […]

Türksat taps Teleste for headend

Turkish pay TV operator Türksat has tapped Finnish broadband technology specialist Teleste to provide its Luminato digital headend in partnership with the Finnish company’s local reseller. Telest will provide Türskast with a platform for the delivery of services over cable, OTT TV and IPTV with live content processing. According to Teleste, one single RU Luminato […]

Turksat chooses Arris for CCAP edge router

Turkish cable operator Turksat has chosen Arris to supply its E6000 CCAP converged edge router to prepare for future IP interactive and high-speed broadband services. Turksast chose the E6000 both to support today’s CMTS requirements and to support its strategic transition to the CCAP infrastructure, according to Arris. The E6000 CER will enable the operator […]

Trace channels on Türksat

Sports channel Trace Sports and music and lifestyle channel Trace Urban have joined the Türksat satellite TV platform in Turkey. Trace Sports and Trace Urban are being broadcast as part of Türksat’s Ust Paket. Trace Sports is available in HD while Trace Urban is in SD. The deal marks Trace Sports’ entry into the Turkish […]

Turksat deploys Conax Contego for cable

Turksat has chosen Conax to deploy its Contego content security technology for the development of its cable TV services. In 2008, the Ankara-based cable TV and satellite operator deployed a Conax CAS7 solution for the launch of its new digital platform. Following an upgrade of the platform, Conax Contego is currently enabling distribution of services […]