Eutelsat Americas, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), has been selected by Orby TV for capacity on the EUTELSAT 117 West A satellite, the company said.
The multi-year, multi-transponder agreement between the companies was announced at the International Broadcast Convention (IBC 2019) following Orby TV´s recent launch of its new and affordable satellite service across the lower 48 continental United States.
Orby TV is leveraging EUTELSAT 117 West A´s exceptional Ku-band coverage of the US to distribute its satellite television service, featuring pay-as-you-go flexibility, dozens of popular networks, free local channels, with no credit checks or contractual commitments.
Orby TV has two base programming packages priced at USD 40 (Essentials) or USD 50 (Extras) per month for up to four rooms, with optional premium network programming packages and DVR service available. All fees and taxes are included in the monthly prices. Local channels and unlimited use of the Orby TV interactive program guide is provided at no additional charge, even if the subscriber decides to turn off the monthly paid Orby TV service. Orby TV hardware is available for purchase in all US Best Buy and select Target US retail locations, with select independent dealers, or online with free shipping at www.OrbyTV.com.
Launched in 2019, Orby TV offers pay-as-you-go satellite TV service. For more information, visit www.OrbyTV.com.
Founded in 1977, Eutelsat Communications is one of the world´s satellite operators. With a global fleet of satellites and associated ground infrastructure, Eutelsat enables clients across Video, Data, Government, Fixed and Mobile Broadband markets to communicate effectively to their customers, irrespective of their location. Over 7,000 television channels operated by media groups are broadcast by Eutelsat to one billion viewers equipped for DTH reception or connected to terrestrial networks. Headquartered in Paris, with offices and teleports around the globe, Eutelsat assembles 1,000 men and women from 46 countries who are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of service.