TV Circuit

TV Circuits

For television stations needs, OTE Group has developed a modern telecommunications network that ensures high-quality services for television broadcasting (analog or digital) and covers sports, political and cultural events, 24 hours a day. 

In addition to TV stations, TV networks concern TV signal and content distributors. 

Among the provided services are:

  • Permanent Lines that can transfer television signals (both for signal distribution from source, and for gathering programs from different points). It is possible to transfer digital SDI & ASI signal at different compression rates (low, medium & high), and uncompressed high-definition signals (high definition). Six (6) months are defined as the minimum lease time.
  • Temporary lines that share the same characteristics with the permanent ones, but can be leased from 1 day to 6 months.
  • Ad hoc transmissions covering sports, political and cultural events, 24 hours a day in more than 50 cities around the country using fiber optic or wireless networks.
  • Satellite TV broadcast Services that include tranferring television signals from  customer's premises to the premises of OTE digital platform, its digitization, encoding / compression during MPEG-2, its optional encryption at BISS, its multiplexing, transferring the multiplexed signal in the terrestrial satellite broadcast station, the uplink to the satellite and the availability of adequate satellite capacity on the satellite for the corresponding broadcast.
  • Transportable Satellite Station which provides high quality video broadcasting 24 hours a day both in Greece and abroad, thus meeting the requirements of Greek and foreign television channels and of international news agencies.
The use of Transportable / Mobile Satellite Station specifically implies:
  • Flexibility for transmissions from any location, independent of terrestrial TV networks
  • Ability to change focus at different satellites in a short time
  • Receive and broadcast station TV programs which utilize EUTELSAT, HELLASSAT satellites
  • Each station operates in a Ku Band frequency range
Τhe service is provided by OTE S.A.


The equipment concerns terminal devices which support tramsmission of television signals, SDI & ASI signal (at different data rates), and of uncompressed HD signal.

The required equipment is owned by OTE and is provided in the form of a lease. It is installed by OTE to the premises of the client and it remains there throughout the duration of the lease.

How to get it