FAQs

Answers to the most frequently asked questions on how to start and manage your channel are listed below.
 
First of all you have to determine which tv station or satellite channel you want to start.

Step-01
Before start your satellite tv channel think about the content.
determine which content you want to broadcast and the way you want to interact with your viewers, do you want to broadcast live programs and tv shows, do you want to broadcast pre recorded programs and tv shows? Or you want to broadcast information,advertising and chat ?
the content itself doesn't define the cost, but how you want to broadcast tis content, Live,Recorded or Slide and text
Once you define a content and broadcast system you can jump into step 2.

Step-02
Know everything about the technical and financial issues related to your upcoming satellite channel.
After you have determined the purpose of your satellite channel, learn about how much your channel costs will be , learn about management system,and how will you manage your channel, will you manage it remotely via internet, fiber or IP? Do your channel will need for tv studio or your channel will depend on ready made content? Do your channel will need an organizational structure and how many employee ? or your satellite channel will only depend on you as one man show?! learn about broadcasting system and how your channel you will be connected to the main server and the teleport.
Learn about how will you market your channel, you will find a wide range of marketing and advertising mediums approximately free, so, you can make traffic and revenue.

Step-03
make your decision and go run.
After you know every thing about your satellite channel from A to Z,at this moment you can make your decision and whether you will start live or pre recorded or Slide TV channel regarding your budget first, and the way you are willing to broadcast your content with.
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Live and pre-recorded satellite channels.

Broadcast your own live and pre-recorded program.
SAT Channel provides a comprehensive solution that combines traditional channel automation, playout and branding engine into one powerful channel creation and management platform. Accompanied by tailored satellite coverage, content creation apps, storage, backup and support, our solution encompasses everything a broadcaster needs in one package. Our innovative approach to broadcastng translates into a faster channel setup and a significant decrease in operational costs, without having to compromise on quality, product capabilities and audience reach. Thanks to our advanced client server technology, our broadcasters can work remotely at the convenience of their own office.

Slide tv channels.

We talk about a satellite tv channels operating by one person
broadcasting on any commercial satellite currently in operation, for example Nilesat,Arabsat,Hotbird, Galaxy ..etc
if you don`t need to broadcast video and you only need to broadcast static slides for content such as:
• Commercial advertising.
• Information
• Education
• Text news
So, you need to start a slide tv channel.
Also, you will be able to broadcast live audio from your online radio.
More about Slide TV.

Radio channels.

As an alternative to the local terrestrial radio broadcasts.
Radio via satellite reaches all across the continent, and stations can be enjoyed in countries far from their homeland.
As mentioned before, it depends on your what your channel broadcasting system is, Live or automation ar slide tv, in some cases you may be able to operate your channel yourself independently if you have some skills in design and pc, in other cases you may need only 2 persons or more or less, as below.
  1. Live channel need for an organizational structure depends on a variety of factors.
  2. Pre recorded channel need for very limited organizational structure .
  3. Slide TV no need for any organizational structure.
It depends on the channel type, if you talk about live programs satellite channel, it will need for control room and playout center broadcast equipment vary in cost " standard-medium-low",
see our technical and financial eBook feasibility study covers this issue.
if you talk about pre recorded programs or slide satellite channel, no need for any equipment.
To run a live programs channel, it takes approximately 2 months to supply and install the broadcast equipment to build control room.
To run a pre recorded or slide TV channel it takes maximum one week.
Yes, you can upgrade your slide tv channel to video channel contact our sales center and ask for upgrade your channel, it takes 2 business days to be process after making payment of upgrade.
You can work with all video formats (mov, mp4, mv4, avi, mpg, etc.) our transcoding system can encode your video into any format required,in addition, our broadcast system is so reliable and the video quality looks like original.
  1. All our services are completed by a professional operators.
  2. We working with different bandwidth sizes from 1.0 mbps to 3.0mbps for a very low cost,
  3. All our space segment are CBR.
  4. We offer support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Determine which type of channel you want to run “Live - Pre-recorded - Slide tv”.
Order our technical and financial eBook feasibility study report to learn everything about your satellite channel from scratch until signal delivery and management technically and financially.
After deciding to run, please contact our sales center to processed to run your channel.
We are global provider of broadcast over satellite solutions, SAT Channel is turnkey project provider.
SAT Channel can help distribute your TV and radio signal via satellites around the world. We have access to Teleport facilities to relay any video or audio signal on almost any satellite currently in operation across Middle East, North Africa and Europe with very cost effective solutions.
  1. We start with you from the idea, offering our technical and financial eBook feasibility study to learn you everything about your channel technically and financially, then after you are ready we provide you with total services and solutions,
  2. We dedicate space segment "frequency" for your channel on the satellite to broadcast on from 1mbps to 3mbps,
  3. We provide you with playout remote management,so you can manage and control your channel from anywhere at anytime.
  4. We offer support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.





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