DMI broadcasts Dubai’s New Year celebration live and offers world TV stations a free signal
December 29th, 2010

To mark the ringing-in of 2011, Dubai Media Incorporated today announced it will broadcast to the world the impressive fireworks display that will benefit 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.



Sara Ahmed 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. With its unique central geographical location, Dubai will be perfectly positioned at 20:00 GMT (Dubai GMT+4) to ring-in the New Year right in the middle of the global sequence after Sydney, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Mumbai, and before Moscow, Paris, London and New York.

“The impressive fireworks display will last for 3 minutes commencing at 19:59:50 GMT. 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 **** of Burj Khalifa.

“Dubai’s fireworks display, 4 hours after Hong Kong and 3 hours before Central Europe will neatly complement broadcasters’ programs carrying the New Year celebrations from the world capitals.”

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

Eutelsat W2A (10.0 Degrees East)

D/L Freq: 11,005.00
Polarization: H-Pol
Symbol rate 5.78Msps
FEC 3/4 ,HD MPEG4 ,DVB-S

Arabsat Bader 4 (26.0 Degrees East)

D/L Freq: 12111
Polarization: H-Pol
FEC: 3/4
Symbol rate: 27500

Asiasat 5 (100.5 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

Intelsat PAS-9 (58.0 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

Intelsat IS12 (45.0 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

(Source: Dubai Media Incorporated)