Quantcast
Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 13:20 EDT

RRsat to Launch New C-Band MCPC Platform With Complete Coverage of Africa

November 13, 2012

HAWLEY, Pennsylvania, November 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

RRsat America – Global Communications Inc., a subsidiary of RRsat Global
Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST), a leading provider of comprehensive digital
content management and global content distribution services to the television and radio
broadcasting industries, announced today that it has signed a contract with MEASAT
Satellite Systems (MEASAT) to launch a new C-band MCPC platform on the AFRICASAT-1a
satellite planned for launch in early 2013. The satellite will have coverage across
Africa, the Middle East and Europe, enabling the new platform to offer full TV and radio
coverage to the African continent.

Yaniv Lior, Senior Director of US Sales and Operations said: “In order to meet the
increased needs of the fast growing African broadcast television market, we will launch a
new C-band MCPC platform on AFRICASAT-1a, that is able to cost-effectively bring content
from Europe, Asia and the Americas for C-band contribution and distribution to Africa.
This platform will provide leading TV and radio channels the opportunity to reach new
audiences across the continent, based on the RRsat Global Network.”

About RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd.

RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST) provides global, end-to-end,
digital content management and distribution services to the rapidly expanding television
and radio broadcasting industries, covering more than 150 countries. Through its RRsat
Global Network, composed of satellite and terrestrial fiber optic capacity and the public
Internet, RRsat provides high-quality and flexible global distribution services 24/7 to
more than 630 channels reaching multiplatform operators, Internet TV and direct-to-home
viewers worldwide and also offers occasional use services for sports, news and events with
a fleet of flyaways and over 10 transportable satellite news gathering services (SNG)
units. More than 130 television and radio channels use RRsat’s advanced production and
playout centers comprising comprehensive media asset management services. Visit the
company’s website http://www.rrsat.com

This press release contains forward looking statements within the meaning of Section
27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks
and uncertainties and are based on current expectations, assumptions, estimates and
projections about the companies and the industry as of the date of this press release. The
company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect
subsequent occurring events or circumstances, or to changes in its expectations, except as
may be required by law. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties
that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by the
forward-looking statements, including the risks indicated in our filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). For more details, please refer to our SEC
filings and the amendments thereto, including our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year
ended December 31, 2011 and our Current Reports on Form 6-K.

        Company Contact Information:
        Yaniv Lior, Sr. Director of US Sales and Operations
        Tel: +1(570)226-6612
        Email: yanivl@RRsat.com

        Investor Relations Contacts:
        Ehud Helft & Kenny Green at CCG Israel
        Tel: +1-646-201-9246
        rrsat@ccgisrael.com

SOURCE RRSat Global Communications Network Ltd


Source: PR Newswire