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Public television Japanese NHK wants to arrive at everybody
Nippon Hoso Kyokai has predicted to send to beginnings of 2009 a new international channel of the news that it tries is seen mainly of the planet thanks to the satellite

The future chain of information and international diversion of Japanese public audio-visual group NHK (Nippon Hoso Kyokai) wants to reach the 110 million homes worldwide, one weeks after its anticipated official launching after February of year 2009, according to the direction.

In the case of Europe, we remembered that Nippon Hoso Kyokai also tries to extend the emission of its international chain NHK World. In fact, it does only semnas was emitting in period of tests through 19,2º This of Astra following with its plans of expansion international level.

NHK World could attract in open through the frequency 11.509-V MHz (MR. 22000, FEC 5/6) of the Astra satellite 1L.

NHK World emits programs of own production, mainly of information. He is destined basically to the Japanese emigrants who live outside this Eastern country. The information appears recently in English language and also in Japanese.

This is the first time that NHK World can attract in Europe, after the starting the past month of May through satellite Badr 4 (26º This) destined to the market of the Arab television.

JSTV (Japan Satellite Television) is another Japanese channel that also is accessible in Europe, in this case through 13º This of Eutelsat Hot IBRD, although its emission arranges between the open one and the codified one under the Cryptoworks system.

Image of NHK World

(SatCesc, 28/08/08)

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