SES and Ethiopian broadcasters create Ethiosat platform at 57 East; who repoints the dishes from Eutelsat’s 7/8 West?

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — SES and Ethiopia’s two broadcasting groups said they had started a dedicated Ethiopian television platform using SES’s NSS-12 satellite at 57 degrees East but left unanswered the question of who’ll pay to repoint the antennas of several million customers now using Eutelsat capacity at 7/8 degrees West.

The Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB) and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corp. (EBC), confirming an announcement in July, said they had begun loading programming onto the SES service.

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