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What do i need to start my own satellite tv channel
and how much dose it cost to start a new satellite tv channel.
The above is the most frequent questions in the field of DTH.
Before we can talk about satellite tv channels cost and prices we have to ask some questions
then after we can provide an accurate information and tell you about much dose it cost to start
your new satellite tv channel.
Upon launching Sat Channel we had one purposes in mind – to offer the clients turnkey project to launch
their satellite tv channel.
and provide services with a platform that suits their purposes and budget.
We aim at true value for our clients and safe operating for channels..
Let`s start the questions to ask :
1. do you intend to run live OR prerecorded programs satellite tv channel?!
2. what is the channel content,intertainment,sports,commercials,etc.
3. which satellite you intend to run your tv channel on ?
4. do you will depend on broadcast equipment or remote playout managment ?
5. finally,things to know about organizational structure,archive library and marketing..

These are the key questions that should be answered to get an accurate amount in determining
the costs of establishing a satellite channel, let`s start :

do you intend to run live OR prerecorded programs satellite tv channel?!
Live programs satellite tv channel differ from a prerecorded satellite tv channel
regardless of the nature of the content and the table below shows you the difference between
the basic elements in the operation and management of both channels.
Live tv channel Pre Recorded tv
Need equipment No
Remotely Remotely
Full structure Very limted
Studio and CR No

what is the channel content,entertainment,sports,commercials,etc.
TV and media content plays a big role in calculating the costs of establishing a satellite channel
for example, but not limited to, if you are going to start movies satellite tv channel
the content will not beyond the film library and screening copyrights , also you will not need
a huge organizational structure you can manage this channel yourself as one man show, more other
content types such as video clip commercial real estate and the other on the same measurement.
on the other hand, if we are going to start sports or news satellite tv channel
the costs of establishing would take into account the rights of mind games , news agencies
and correspondents studio ,broadcasters and others from this we get to that television content has
a big affair in calculating the costs of establishing a satellite channel.

which satellite you intend to run your tv channel on ?.
Satellites currently in operation like, Nilesat,Arabsat,Hotbird, galaxy, there is a diffrence in prices
and costs from satellite to other to broadcast on, also the bandwidth of space segment is a big
issue in calculating the cost of establishing a new satellite channel.

do you will depend on broadcast equipment or remote playout managment?
the same as the difference between Live and Pre Recorded programs satellite tv channel, in calculating
the costs of establishing a satellite channel " look at the above table".

finally,things to know about organizational structure,archive library and marketing.
As we said when we talked about the difference between the live and Pre Recorded satellite tv channel,
related to the organizational structure, but both"Live and Pre Recorded satellite tv channels" in need for
a content and marketing efforts. Just answer the above elements are going to have a thorough knowledge
in calculating the costs of establishing a new satellite channel.
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