Second satellite operator blocks Iranian channels in Europe
- Iran: Sunday, October 28 - 2012 at 03:57
Global satellite services provider Intelsat has decided to block Iran's official broadcast channels in Europe, AFP has reported. "Intelsat confirms that we took IRIB (Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting) channels off the satellite," Alexander Horwitz, a spokesman for the Washington-based company, told the news service. Earlier this month, European Union sanctions forced Eutelsat to take 19 Iranian television and radio broadcasters off the air.
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