Indonesian international channel TVRI World launches on SES

TVRI staff visiting SES’s HQ

TVRI, the Indonesian public broadcaster, has teamed up with PT Telkom Indonesia and its subsidiary Telkomsat to launch an English-language high-definition channel, TVRI World, delivered to TV homes via satellite operator SES’s satellites.

The English-language TVRI World channel is being broadcast across Europe via the Astra postion at 19.2° East and the Middle East via YahSat 52.5° East.

As part of the agreement, SES is providing a full end-to-end service for the distribution of TVRI World, including playout services with content replacement, encoding, content delivery as well as monitoring.

Based in Jakarta, TVRI World is designed to build on TVRI’s legacy of programming about Indonesia by creating a global broadcast platform with news and information for Indonesians living abroad while also promoting tourism and economic development.


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