Azerspace-1 to transmit new TV and radio channels

Baku, 19 January 2016 – Azercosmos OJSCo, the premier satellite operator in the South Caucasus, signed an agreement with The Georgian Public Broadcasting (GBP) on commercial broadcast of Adjara TV. GPB, which has been officially transmitting Georgian public TV and radio channels since 2005, incorporates 17 TV and 15 radio channels. Those TV channels are broadcasting sociopolitical and music programs, feature and animation films, and documentaries. Adjara TV is broadcasted over Azerspace-1 via 11095/H/27500 frequency as of 2016.

The satellite operator has also signed an agreement with Radio 24 and Lux FM, the Ukrainian radio channels. In accordance with the agreement, the radio channels which air music and informative programs are transmitted over Azerspace-1 via 11016/171 frequency as of January 2016.

About Azercosmos

Azercosmos is the premier satellite operator in the Caucasus. Azerspace-1, the telecommunication satellite operated by Azercosmos, provides highly-reliable broadband and broadcast solutions to its customers in Europe, Africa, Middle East, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. The satellite, to operate in orbit for at least 15 years, was launched in February 2013 and is equipped with 36 transponders: 24 in C-band and 12 in Ku-band at 46° East longitude. In December 2014, Azercosmos took over the rights to operate and commercialize Azersky, high resolution (1.5m imagery products) optical Earth observation satellite, and entered into the commercial business of Earth observation services, including geo-Information services. Strategic development plans of the company include enhancing the coverage area and spectrum of services by launching the second telecommunications satellite Azerspace-2 at 45° East longitude in 2017 and a very high resolution optical Earth observation satellite in upcoming years. For more information, visit: