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DMI to broadcast Dubai's New Year celebration live

Viewers will be able to follow live broadcast of Dubai's celebration on a live stream on DMI's website

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 17:12 December 29, 2010

Dubai: Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI) announced it will broadcast to the world the fireworks display from the iconic Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, as its centerpiece.

Viewers will be able to follow live broadcast of Dubai's celebration on a live stream on DMI's website www.dmi.ae/newyear.

Sara Ahmad Al Jarman, Dubai One Channel Manager said "Broadcasters across the globe will be able download a free transmission signal of the event provided by DMI."

The fireworks display will last for three minutes commencing at 19:59:50GMT. The display will be preceded by a five-minute fire, water, and laser show on the Dubai Fountain, the world's tallest musical performing fountain, situated at the foot of the Burj Khalifa.

Dubai's fireworks display, four hours after Hong Kong and three hours before Central Europe will neatly complement broadcasters' programmes carrying the New Year celebrations from the world capitals."

Many of the world's TV channels will participate with Dubai Media Inc in broadcasting the event, across the world's major cities.

Fact box

The free transmission signal will be on air as of 19:20 GMT till 20:15 GMT as follows:

W2A 9 MHz slot
Freq: Satellite: Eutelsat W2A
D/L Freq: 11,005.00
Polarization: H-Pol
Symbol rate 5.78Msps
FEC 3/4 ,HD MPEG4 ,DVB-S
Contact numbers in SNG:
Ajmal Ellahi: +97155 – 953 2238
Varghese Koshy: +97155 – 722 8358
Ashok Kumar: +97155 – 353 8371

Arabsat
Freq: Satellite: Arabsat Bader 4
D/L Freq: 12111
Polarization: H-Pol
FEC: 3/4
Symbol rate: 27500
Contact details:
support.samacom@du.ae
T: +9714-391 1120

Asiasat
Satellite: AS5 Asiasat 5 ( 100.50 Degrees East )
Sat TXP & CH: AS5 C4H Lease
Ch 3 9.00
Sat. Access: +65 6325 4228
Carrier Up: 19:20 GMT
Carrier Down: 20:15 GMT
U/L Freq:
5,989.5000
U/L Polarity: Y
D/L Freq:
3,764.5000
D/L Polarity: X
FEC: 3/4
Symbol: 5.78
Modulation: DVB-S QPSK
MPEG: HD MPEG4

IS9 (PAS-9) Intelsat
Satellite: IS9 (PAS-9) Intelsat (58.00 Degrees
West)
Sat TXP & CH: IS9 24C CH-B 9MHz C BAND
Sat. Access: +1 404 381 2600
Carrier Up: 19:20 GMT
Carrier Down: 20:15 GMT
U/L Freq: 6,380.5000
U/L Polarity: Y
D/L Freq: 4,155.5000
D/L Polarity: X
FEC: 3/4
Symbol: 5.78
Modulation: DVB-S QPSK
MPEG: HD MPEG4
Vendor ref: 839310

IS12 Intelsat
Satellite: IS12 Intelsat ( 45.00 Degrees East )
Sat TXP & CH: IS12 4K/6K CH-C 9MHz (EU>>SA)
Sat. Access: +1 404 381 2600
Carrier Up: 19:20 GMT
Carrier Down: 20:15 GMT
U/L Freq: 14,063.5000
U/L Polarity: Y
D/L Freq: 11,513.5000
D/L Polarity: X
FEC: 3/4
Symbol: 5.78
Modulation: DVB-S QPSK
MPEG: HD MPEG4
Vendor ref: 839302

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