Ateme’s video headend enables broader coverage across MENA, Egypt, and Southern Africa, giving viewers access to higher-quality video, including UHD channels.
Paris, France, July 18, 2023 – Ateme, a global leader in video compression, delivery, and streaming solutions with innovation at its core, announced that its video headed is feeding the latest satellite launched by Nilesat, one of the leading satellite service providers delivering digital television, radio, and data services across the Middle East and Africa.
For the third time, Nilesat has chosen Ateme for its video headend; this time to help revolutionize Nilesat’s fourth space satellite launch, Nilesat-301. This allows broader, high-quality coverage across the Middle East and Africa. In its third project with Nilesat, Ateme provided its TITAN software solutions, which were instrumental in enabling delivery of around 50 channels, including HD and UHD. Project deployment was completed in H1 2023 with the assistance of Ateme’s local partner, Systems Design.
“We launched a new satellite to reinforce our commercial leadership in broadcast services and open new services over Southern Africa and the Nile basin. But we needed a more modern, compatible video headend to send the feeds,” said Maissa Kamel, Nilesat CTO. “Ateme provided the right technology and had already demonstrated its support throughout our ongoing relationship. We are excited to be working with them once again.”
“Viewers in Africa have higher expectations and demand the best quality,” stated Razik Zaghlouli, Ateme’s Regional Sales Director for MENA. “We are honored to support Nilesat, one of the largest satellite providers in the MENA region, in delivering exceptional video quality to a broader audience.”
Ateme is a global leader of video compression and delivery solutions, helping tier-one content providers, service providers and streaming platforms boost their viewers’ engagement and reduce churn.
Leveraging an R&D task force that is unique in the video industry, Ateme’s solutions power sustainable TV services, improve end-users’ quality of experience, optimize the total cost of ownership of TV/VOD services, and generate new revenue streams based on personalization and ad insertion. Beyond offering technological agility, Ateme partners with its customers, offering flexible business models that match their financial priorities.
Find out more: www.ateme.com.
Nilesat is one of the leading regional satellite communications providers in the MENA region. It was established in 1996 as the first company in Egypt and the second in the MENA region to operate and control satellites in the geostationary orbit. In 2022, it also targeted new markets by entering the African region.
Find out more: www.nilesat.com.eg/en.