Global Service Provider iKO Media Group Signs Agreement With France Télévisions


Eutelsat 8 West B satellite services to France Télévisions for French Guiana station

ROME, November 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

iKO Media Group, a global end-to-end service provider for broadcasters and content owners, announces a 5-year collaboration with France Télévisions in providing satellite service for French Guiana. iKO Media Group will be leasing satellite services to the French broadcaster in order to help them more effectively distribute their content across the region.  iKO proposes the EUTELSAT 8 WEST B Ku-band satellite for the transmission of the French Guiana signal.

"We are very excited about this long-term partnership with France Télévisions. Providing high quality satellite service has always been our main priority. This partnership is a strategic milestone for iKO placing us in a unique position to be one of the main providers for France Television - one of the leading broadcaster in France," said Dan Akrich, AVP Sales Europe and Africa.

"Working with iKO Media group will allow us to provide our content to an even larger audience spanning a larger geographical area," said Jean-Claude Ho Tin Noe, Directeur Régional de Guyane 1ère of France Television. " We chose iKO due to their expertise, knowledge and dedicated service team. Only a boutique provider such as iKO Media Group can offer these advantages on top of a full suite of services."

About France Télévisions 

France Télévisions is the French public national television broadcaster. It is a state-owned company formed from the integration of the public television channels France 2  and France 3, later joined by the legally independent channels France 5, France Ô, and France 4.

In August 2000, France Télévisions S.A. was formed as a holding company for France's public television channels, absorbing control of France 2, France 3, and fellow public channel La Cinquième (later renamed France 5). In 2004, Réseau France Outre-mer was absorbed by France Télévisions. Beginning in 2008, the President of France took the duty of naming the presidents for the French public broadcasters; they were previously nominated by the Conseil supérieur de l'audiovisuel.

About iKO Media Group  

iKO Media Group is a boutique end-to-end media service partner for broadcasters and content owners. They provide tailor-made solutions focused on customer needs through dedicated service to a wide range of global and local networks. iKOMG differs from other service providers thanks to a holistic approach and a keen ability to offer the best SLA for mid-size networks.

This approach allows iKOMG to deliver effective solutions customized to specific budgets and requirements without compromising on quality of service.  As a trusted partner to dozens of global and local networks, iKOMG is identified with expert knowledge, dedicated service and professionalism. iKOMG is committed to operating its business with the goal of creating value for all stakeholders. The company's sustainability strategy focuses on social, environmental, and economic responsibility.

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