September 15, 2017 - APT Satellite Company Limited (APT
Satellite) and Telekom Austria Group inked a satellite capacity agreement to
broadcast channels from the APSTAR-7 satellite at 76.5E. After a couple of
months test run on APSTAR-7 satellite, a bouquet of 13 channels including a 4K
channel using HEVC encoding started broadcasting on APSTAR-7, being uplinked by
Telekom Austria Group’s own earth station Aflenz in the Styrian Alps. The TV
platform is available throughout Asia Pacific region, South Asia, Middle East,
most part of Europe and Africa by its operation on APSTAR-7 satellite.