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ASTRO Strobel Kommunikationssysteme GmbH

Booth number: 1L3-05

About us

ASTRO develops and produces carrier class head end equipment and provides optical transmission systems for broadcasters and cable network operators.

We support our customers worldwide to find the best solution for the required applications in IP and HFC networks. As a system provider with long-term experience, we have the know-how and quality to satisfy our customer's demands. We are looking Forward to your visit on our booth, to show you the latest developments in the field of head end technology. We introduce high-density streamers with unique features as well as ultra dense IP to QAM multiplexer.

Products and services

Professional Head End Equipment and HFC components

ASTRO introduces the latest news in head end technology and components for HFC networks. Our focus is on carrier class technology for highest reliability and stability of the excellent output signals. As a producer and system provider, ASTRO can fulfil almost all requirements of professional network operators from the cable business and telecommunication providers.

On this year's Communicasia we show our DVB-x to IP streamers with up to 24 channels per 19" RU, ready for streaming SPTS, MPTS and multiplexed transport streams, generated from digital Input signals like DVB-S2, -T2 and C with multistream processing.

Focus is also on the modulation side with the U 159 IP to QAM converter with multiplexing for up to 64 QAM output channels per module. This ultra-density leads to the maximum number of output channels of 192 QAM carriers per 19" RU.

U 100 Base unit with assembled streamers

U 100 Base unit with assembled streamers

The U 100 base unit can carry up to 3 signal converters and two power supplies. With this flexible modular concept, all different signal converters can be plugged to the base unit. All modules are hot-swappable and can be easily exchanged during operation.

U 159 IP to QAM modulator and multiplexer

U 159 IP to QAM modulator and multiplexer

The U 159 is ASTRO's flagship in IP to QAM modulation! The ultra-dense platfom offers up to 192 QAM channels per 19" RU. Or in an application example: 1+1 redundant 64 QAM channel head ends including management system from ASTRO need only ONE 19" RU! With the integrated multiplexing function, the U 159 offers solutions for almost any application in digital TV processsing.

U 148 DVB-S2 to IP streamer

U 148 DVB-S2 to IP streamer

The U 148 is part of the high-density streaming platform of ASTRO, made for the demands of broadcasters, telcos and cable network operators. Up to 24 transponders can be processed in only one 19" RU. Unique feature is the simultaneous streaming of MPTS and SPTS to feed cable networks and IPTV systems from only one piece of hardware. New feature: Multiplexing of incoming transponders to safe bandwidth on the IP network!


ASTRO Strobel Kommunikationssysteme GmbH
Olefant 1–3
51427 Bergisch Gladbach

Phone: +49 2204 405-0
Fax: +49 2204 405-10

Sven, Baus
Head of Technical Sales
Phone: +49 172 2945437

ASTRO Strobel Kommunikationssysteme GmbH

15321 Tangerang

Phone: +62 21 5376173
Fax: +62 21 5376173

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