EUTELSAT HOT BIRD 13° East
With three high-power satellites, the HOT BIRD family at 13° East forms one of the largest broadcasting systems in Europe, delivering 1100 television channels to more than 138 million TV homes in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
The HOT BIRD video neighbourhood hosts 13 premium platforms, over 600 pay-TV channels, almost 500 free-to-air channels and over 150 HDTV channels. In addition to broadcasting television services, the system provides over 500 radio stations and multimedia services.
Direct-To-Home reception in beam centre is possible with antennae smaller than 70 cm, and with slightly larger antennas throughout Europe, North Africa and as far East as Moscow and Dubai.
|Regions covered||Europe, North Africa, Middle East|
|Satellite construction||EADS Astrium|
|Launch details||Proton M Breeze M|