Over the last few years STN has well and truly earned its place as one of the top satellite media distributer provider over Europe and MENA regions.
In the third quarter of 2011, STN started to look for further development and areas of the market which could best serve its current and new clients.
A new perspective look into Intelsat’s Galaxy 19 satellite situated at 97˚ West showed great new potential, as it is a powerful satellite that hosts the largest ethnic video platform in North America.
Galaxy 19 distributes nearly 250 international channels and is also used to distribute regional programming into the U.S. cable market and Canada’s DTH community.
In less than six months STN had not only fulfilled its satellite space on the first & second transponders but have in April 2012 already started the service over the (3rd) third transponder and with that STN has become one of the leading service providers over the Galaxy 19 distribution. STN has amongst others won several distribution tenders for variety of national channels around the world, included in these National channels is the most recent won tender for the distribution of 6 national Turkish TV channels.
STN’s Sales Director Mitja Lovsin in recent interviews said » In order to provide complete and successful marketing and distribution of our many international services, we have created a unique distribution of premium full-time television programming. STN provides these services at a cost effective price with the highest standard on quality in MPEG2 and MPEG4, allowing the majority of people the pleasure of enjoying this link to their homeland and cultural heritage. STN specializes in providing to different Ethic groups living in North America with the top-rated and most respected TV channels from their native homeland«
STN is constantly growing and researching the market and clients growing demands in today’s technical world. STN’s prime services over Galaxy 19 include Downlink from any European, African or Middle Eastern satellite, state of the art MPEG2 and MPEG4 Encoding, multiplexing, standard conversion PAL to NTSC, encryption, Time delay and fiber to STN’s uplink in US.
Due to this high demand and the increase in the market demand, STN is also preparing a new Playout center that will enable further growth and allow even more flexibility and choices to its partners.