Islamabad, April 22, 2013 (PPI-OT): Radio Pakistan is going to inaugurate three landmark projects‚ which include an Earth Station‚ Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG)‚ Satellite and Internet Streaming of External and World Services today (Monday).
The Earth-Satellite Station will ensure reliable‚ smooth‚ interruption-free‚ good quality networking and transmission of Radio Pakistan’s services country-wide. The satellite transmission will not only be used for networking purpose but will also be available to the listeners on satellite receivers in 38 countries located in South Asia‚ Middle-East‚ Africa and Europe.
The Earth-Satellite Station has been established at National Broadcasting House‚ Islamabad‚ on turnkey basis. FM-101‚ National Broadcasting Service‚ FM-93‚ News‚ World Service and External Services will be available on Satellite. In future more channels will be added for the listeners across the globe.
The DSNG system installed in a mobile van is based on the most advanced satellite technology for efficient outdoor broadcast coverage‚ including sports and news coverage. It would now be possible to cover events taking place at any location at any time due to mobility‚ easy access to remote areas and satellite transmission.
The DSNG van has the capability of two way remote communication from and to the outdoor broadcast (OB) site. A mini studio on wheels is capable of recording‚ editing and transmitting radio programmes. Presently‚ Radio Pakistan is using conventional technology for OB coverage‚ employing telephone lines.
The inaugural ceremony would be broadcast live on national hookup‚ which will be relayed by all medium-wave stations‚ FM-101 and Medium Wave transmitters of National Broadcasting Service (The current affairs channel of Radio Pakistan) besides FM-93. Besides‚ its audio and video will be streamlined live.
On this occasion‚ Special Election-2013 Website will also be launched.
The website is intended to provide comprehensive information to visitors on election-related matters. These include news‚ political parties‚ candidates‚ manifestos of different political parties‚ and voters’ education. Code of Conduct of the Election Commission of Pakistan and Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation can also be accessed through the website.
For more information, contact:
Zafar Iqbal Mughal
Tel: +9251 9219439
Mobile: +92301 5088234