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TELE-satellite International — The World‘s Largest Digital TV Trade Magazine
— 12-01/2012
Viewers will hardly notice anything
other than possibly some interference
for tenths of a second, during which
satellite receivers need to re-sync. This
way we are able to achieve extremely
high reliability and 99.999% signal
uplink to the satellite.” The summer
months are particularly prone to fre-
quent thunderstorms which result in
numerous uplink shifts between Munich
and Cologne. “We have noticed in re-
cent years that severe weather events
are increasing,” Mido Fayad notes.
Yet, broadcasting reliability does not
1. Maicel Pancke is one of the
broadcasting engineers in the NOC.
2. Susanne Jumpelt (centre) is the head
of Broadcasting Sales & Marketing.
Apart from Teleport services she offers
CBC’s SNG vehicles on the market,
whose transmissions are then received
and distributed via the main switching