Family Radio, the non-denominational, non-commercial, non-profit, listener-supported, 24-hour, Christian ministry, has signed a Eurobird satellite contract with WRN, the international radio and television transmission service provider.
The deal sees WRN undertaking Eurobird uplink and capacity services for Family Radio?s existing Sky digital radio channel on 0159. Family Radio was previously using Astra satellite capacity. WRN already provides Family Radio with uplink and capacity services to the Hot Bird 6 satellite for coverage across Europe.
Matt Tuter, Station Manager for Family Radio, comments: ?WRN has been there when we’ve needed them in the past, and their high quality of service”.
Richard Jacobs, WRN?s Business Development Manager, adds: ?We are delighted to provide this service to Family Radio, and we are confident we will offer a much improved audio quality as well as WRN?s great customer and technical service.?
Family Radio has been broadcasting since 1959. It owns several radio and television stations in the United States, along with international short wave station WYFR. Family Radio currently produces programming in 15 languages for distribution through various outlets around the world.