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EGATEL will supply High Efficiency Transmitters for the DTT deployment in Kenya to APD

November 9th, 2015

The turnkey project will enable the public TV broadcaster KBC (Kenya Broadcasting Corporation) to spread out its Digital Television Network in the country

Egatel has been selected by APD, the winner company of the Project, as the supplier for the extensive Project involving the supply, installation and commissioning of 10 new high power sites located on different key places all over the country, which are configured with 1+1 redundancy systems based on 2,3 KWrms DVB-T2 Egatel transmitters.

The state-of-the-art transmitters are part of the WHET Series (Wideband High Efficiency Transmitters), model TUWH4604 with air cooling, standing out by providing high energy efficiency throughout the UHF band through the use of Wideband Doherty technology, which significantly reduces the energy consumption and, thus the OPEX.

Egatel strengthens thus its presence in a new African country as a supplier of DTT transmitters in the process of migration to digital TV, complex and far reaching process and with an immediate analog switch-off horizon.

The factory acceptance tests of the equipment composing the supply will take place by the end of the current month, during which delegations of APD and KBC will visit Egatel’s headquarters in Ourense, to see first hand the facilities and perform inspections and appropriate tests on the equipment prior to proceeding the delivery to the different destination sites.

Avda. de Ourense 1 - Parque Tecnolóxico de Galicia. 32901 Ourense.

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