The Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) plans to invest R276 billion (€3.82 billion) until 2025 in order to eliminate the digital divide in the country.
The new Eutelsat 8 West B has been fully powered up and is already broadcasting TV channels to over 52 million homes in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Czech DTH platform Digi TV has finally been relaunched as Nová Digi TV.
Signalhorn, a German provider of global network services and communications solutions using terrestrial, satellite and wireless technologies, has appointed Alexander Müller-Gastell as its president and chief operating officer (COO).
Fix&Foxi, the children and family channel operated by German media company Your Family Entertainment (YFE), will launch an exclusive version of the channel under the name Ma Télé Toonz in French-speaking Africa on DTH platform Ma Télé.
Sentech has extended its contract for multiple years with Intelsat to leverage Ku-band capacity on Intelsat 20 at 68.5 degrees East to expand and enhance its DTH and (DTT services in Africa.
Ariane Flight VA227 will carry the Arabsat-6B and GSat-15 telecommunications satellites, and is set for a November launch date.
Swiss pay-TV broadcaster Teleclub will continue to offer its subscribers channels from Sky Deutschland via cable, satellite and IPTV.
SIS Live has signed a distribution agreement with Eutelsat Broadband to use and resell its NewsSpotter news gathering service.
German telco Deutsche Telekom and UK-based mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat have teamed up to bring inflight high-speed internet services to Europe’s aviation industry.