An Analysis of FTA Satellite TV Transmission Standards
TV broadcasters utilize a mix of transmission standards to serve TV content to consumers. TV broadcasters transmit their signals over digital satellite TV, cable TV, Internet Protocol TV, and digitally-enabled channels. Arab Advisors Group released a new report "An Analysis of FTA Satellite TV Transmission Standards". The report, which was released in September 2020, answers the following questions:
- What is the most widely used Video Codec format among free to air (“FTA”) satellite TV channels which broadcast on Arabsat, Nilesat, Yahlive and Es’hailsat?
- What is the most common standard for the delivery of satellite television for FTA channels which broadcast on the aforementioned satellite carriers?
- What is the modulation type for each FTA satellite TV channel on Arabsat, Nilesat, Yahlive and Es’hailsat?
- Which FTA satellite TV channels provide the Electronic Program Guide service?