European cultural channel Arte will expand its Ultra HD activities and show four concerts and a ballet in the new video format at the occasion of IFA Berlin on September 3 and 10, 2016.
The Ariane 5 launch of the Intelsat 33e and Intelsat 36 satellites is scheduled for liftoff on August 24 from French Guiana.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will roll out the new receiver Sky+ Pro in Germany and Austria with the launch of its Ultra HD offer in autumn 2016.
Austrian media company Mediengruppe Österreich will launch its domestic news channel oe24.tv on September 26, 2016.
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor TV has provided an update on its fight with piracy in both its home market and the CIS countries.
The new pan-European pay-TV platform bobbles.tv has contracted SES capacity and MX1 services to launch a new global TV platform for expats in Europe.
MBC Group will move its gulf channels and MBC Pro Sports channels to Arabsat following a strategic partnership signed with Arabsat.
Austrian media company Red Bull Media House will withdraw its TV channel Servus TV from neighbouring Germany and Switzerland at the end of 2016.
Dutch DTH platform Canal Digitaal will launch Classica HD in the Netherlands on August 2.
Lower revenues from the Hotbird position were more than offset by sustained growth elsewhere, thereby helping Eutelsat grow its video revenues by 2.3% like-for-like to €943.6 million, in the full year 2015-16.