CBNSat (DVB-S) TV network launched

Sri Lanka’s first Satellite digital Video Broadcast, DVB-S Direct to Home (DTH) network was launched by Communiq Broadband Network(Private) Ltd. (CBNSat) at the end of May 2005. The service is receivable throughout the Island and has the capability to broadcast up to 120 channels.
Arthur C. Clarke, who’s home is in Sri Lanka, inaugurated the service.
Source: Daily News Online
Item added: 4th August 2005