The Skyplex processor

Another spin-off has been the Skyplex processor, now flying on board Eutelsat Hot Bird 4 and 5. This can package a variety of multimedia signals into a single high-rate multi-programme stream for broadcast, an activity which would once have had to be done at a ground-based multiplexer station.

Published 20 August 2002
Last updated at 06 August 2014 - 12:08