Television Malagasy renewed capacity contract with Eutelsat
Eutelsat Communications and the government of Madagascar announced the renewal for seven years of a capacity lease on the Eutelsat satellite 16A, at 16 ° is. These resources provide distribution of the first public television station, Television Malagasy (TVM), and national radio, Radio Madagasikara (MNC), on the whole territory of Madagascar.
This contract renews a lease already initiated in 2006 and repeated in 2009. It secures the long-term resource for leading Radio and Television Malagasy Madagasikara, allowing them to supply power to the heads of wireless networks that bring together the country and serve Malagasy households.
Commenting on the agreement, Harry Lawrence Rahajason, Minister of Communication of Madagascar highlighted the trust between both parties: "Since the beginning of our collaboration, Eutelsat has shown a remarkable quality of service. This new contract reflects our confidence in the ability to maintain Eutelsat, in the long run, this operational excellence. "