The satellite industry is curently in the midst of a sea of change, with choppy waters threatening to overturn operators sticking to the status quo, according to NSR.
StarTimes, an operator of digital TV networks in Africa, and Eutelsat Communications have concluded new multi-year agreements to accelerate roll-out of DTT across Africa.
Poland’s National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) has awarded 10-year satellite licences to four new channels already allocated slots on the upcoming eighth DTT multiplex.
SES has announced the successful completion of the merger of RR Media, a provider of global digital media services, with its wholly-owned subsidiary, SES Platform Services. The merged company will operate as MX1.
SES has exercised its call option and offered to acquire the remaining shares and warrants of O3b Networks.
In a context of slowing industry-wide momentum, Eutelsat Communications is announcing a review of its strategic priorities and financial objectives.
SES said the results of its first Satellite Monitor study on the Nigerian market, show that the operator’s satellites reach 2.81 million TV homes across the country.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will launch new channel Sky Cinema Family HD in Germany and Austria on September 22, 2016, heralding a brand redesign of Sky’s movie channels on a pan-European basis.
WATCH VIDEO. Ariane 5 has successfully delivered EchoStar XVIII from the Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, with Fligt V230.
Manoto TV, a commercial Persian-language TV channel, is launching on the Eutelsat 7B satellite.