JSC Global Contact Consulting of Georgia selects EUTELSAT 36B for new satellite TV platform

JSC Global Contact Consulting, the Georgian media company, today announced it has selected Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) for a new satellite broadcasting platform called Global TV. The company has signed a multi-year lease for capacity on the powerful EUTELSAT 36B satellite, using the widebeam footprint that provides premium coverage of Georgia, surrounding regions and as far as Western Europe. JSC Global Contact Consulting will initiate satellite broadcasting this month, starting with four Free-to-Air channels and progressively expanding to include both Georgian and international channels.