RRsat Global Communications Network

RRsat America

RRsat America- Global Communications Network Inc.

The headquarters of RRsat - Global Communications Network Inc. (RRsat America) is located in Hawley, PA on the site of RRsat's main US teleport.  Additional RRsat offices are in NY, Los Angeles and Washington, DC.

RRsat America provides both 24/7 and occasional use services for playout, downlink, turnaround and uplink of television and radio channels for companies like MGM, FOX Sports, FOX News, Baby First TV, BabyTV, NBA, EchoStar, DISH Network, VOA and others.

Furthermore, governments, military organizations and defense industries depend on RRsat America to relay real-time, high-value data and video for mission-critical messages and images.RRsat provides secure end-to-end data capture and uplink services through the RRsat Global Network consisting of extensive satellite and terrestrial fiber connectivity.

The Hawley Teleport

The Hawley Teleport (previously operated by Loral Skynet), and located on 200 acres in the hills of Pennsylvania, comprises over 30 satellite dishes ranging from 1.8m to 32m diameter and a Playout Center. Substantial investment has been made in communications equipment and infrastructure over the Hawley Teleport’s 33 years of operation.  With the acquisition of this teleport in 2008 RRsat significantly enlarged its presence in the Americas. 

Digital Platforms

The Hawley teleport downlinks from all domestic satellites and some cross-Atlantic satellites ranging from 8°W to 135°W using Torus and Simulsat.  Hawley uplinks to the Galaxy 19 for DTH services over North America, the Hispasat 1E and Amazonas 2 satellites for DTH and occasional use (OU) services over Latin America, the Telstar 11N satellite for DTH services over Africa, the Telstar 12 satellite for DTH services and contribution to cable headends over Europe and the Middle East and the Galaxy 23, Intelsat 805 and Intelsat 9 satellites for contribution to cable headends.

Fiber Connectivity

The RRsat Global Network, in addition to connecting all the RRsat teleports, comprises extensive and fully redundant global fiber connectivity including major points of presence (POPs) in the NYC metropolitan area at 111 8th Avenue NYC, 60 Hudson St. NYC and 165 Halsey St. Newark, NJ and two aggregation POPs in Los Angeles, at Wilshire-1and Pacific Television with direct connections to leading US broadcast and radio service network operators such as DISH Network to both Gilbert AZ and Cheyenne WI and Comcast. The RRsat Fiber Network is also interconnected with some of the US major telecommunications networks and providers such as AT&T, Verizon, Level 3 Communications, GTT, and Intelsat Network. Using our RRstream and RRinternetTV capabilities, RRsat America is also able to receive and deliver content to and from anywhere Over-the-Top (OTT) of the Internet.

Niche Programming

RRsat’s media division is aggregating, packaging and licensing international content for global distribution. This has allowed multichannel platform operators, such as DISH Network, to receive a vast array of ethnic and genre based programming via RRsat for their network distribution.

RRsat also offers several DTH platforms aimed at niche markets. On the Galaxy 19 satellite, for example, RRsat operates four platforms devoted to the distribution of religious and ethnic radio and television content to the Americas including over 40 religious channels such as 3ABN, Daystar Television Network, GOD TV, Hope Channel, TBN, and CNL (some of which are also distributed globally from the Americas to Europe, Africa and Asia over Hotbird, Thaicom, Hispasat and Amos.

RRsat recently announced an MCPC platform catering specifically to Latin America, utilizing the downlink, uplink, space segment, and playout services at the Hawley Teleport. RRsat has begun broadcasting content in SD, HD, and 3D formats both to the tens of millions of viewers in Latin America capable of receiving digital television through Direct-to-Home broadcasting and to digital terrestrial television operators, DBS operators and cable headends. Additionally, RRsat is able to distribute original Latin American content to other parts of the world through its global network.

Contact for RRsat America

RRsat Hawley Teleport - USA
157 Kimbels Road
Hawley PA,
18428 USA
Tel:    +1 570-2266657
          +1 570-2266650
Fax:   +1 570-2261273

Contact us at: info@rrsat.com

RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. provides reliable, good-quality, turnkey delivery solutions. RRsat has been instrumental in delivering signals of ETV Channels to USA with necessary time shift according to one of our requirements.

Mr. K. Bapineedu,
ETV Network’s Vice President

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