RRsat to Launch New Content Management and Distribution Solution for Russia and the CIS

 RRsat to Launch New Content Management and Distribution Solution for Russia
                                 and the CIS

Solution includes RRsat's Ku-band MCPC platform on the new Yamal-300K

PR Newswire


AIRPORT CITY BUSINESS PARK, Israel, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST), a leading provider of
comprehensive digital content management and global distribution services to
the television and radio broadcasting industry, announced today the launch of
a new solution that enables major international broadcasters to reach cable
headends and direct-to-home (DTH) television broadcasting in Russia and the
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The solution has already been
utilized by multiple RRsat customers, including SonLife Broadcasting Network
(SBN) and Angel TV.

RRsat's new end-to-end solution for Russia and the CIS includes a full range
of services from content capture, production and management through
distribution and extensive playout services from the RRsat Emek HaEla teleport
in Israel. The solution combines RRsat'sKu-Band MCPC platform on the new
Yamal-300K satellite, which covers western, central and eastern regions of
Russia and the CIS, reaching 98% of the population, and utilizes frequencies
that are ideal for DTH television broadcasting and for TV contribution to
cable headends. 

"RRsat's new solution for Russia and the CIS demonstrates our commitment to
helping our clients cost-effectively expand their broadcasts to reach viewers
throughout the world," said Lior Rival, Chief Commercial Officer at RRsat, "We
are thrilled to offer a new solution that, combined with the optimal coverage
provided by the Yamal -300K satellite, enables our customers to reach almost
every household in Russia and the CIS, a population exceeding 275 million

The Yamal -300K satellite was launched in 2012 at 90˚ east, a highly
attractive position, similar to the Yamal 201 satellite. RRsat's Yamal -300K
platform is designed for carrying SD, HD and 3D content and enables reception
by antennas with a diameter of less than 90 cm.

About RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd.

RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST) provides global,
end-to-end, content management and distribution services to the rapidly
expanding television and radio broadcasting industries, covering more than 150
countries. Through its RRsat Global Network, composed of satellite and
terrestrial fiber optic capacity and the public Internet, RRsat provides
high-quality and flexible global distribution services 24/7 to more than 630
channels reaching multiplatform operators, Internet TV and direct-to-home
viewersworldwideand also offers occasional use services for sports, news and
eventswith a fleet of flyaways and over 10 transportable satellite news
gathering services (SNG) units.More than 130 television and radio channels
use RRsat's advanced production and playout centers comprising comprehensive
media asset management services. Visit the company's website

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This press release contains forward looking statements within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including statements regarding
(i) our ability to consummate the transaction in a timely manner, or at all,
(ii) our ability to successfully integrate the acquired assets, (iii)the
growth of our business in the United States and elsewhere,(iv) the growth of
our OU business, (v),our ability to build a stronger local presence in the
North American region(vi) our expectation to expand our client base andsell
additional services to our existing client base, and (vii) our ability to
report future successes. These forward-looking statements involve known and
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Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2012 and our Current Reports on Form

Company Contact Information:
Miki Hakak, Head of Marketing
Tel: +972-3-9280808

Investor Relations Contacts:
Hayden/MS-IR LLC
Brett Maas / Miri Segal-Scharia
+1-646-536-7331 / 917-607-8654
Brett@haydenir.com / msegal@ms-ir.com

SOURCE RRSat Global Communications Network Ltd
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