The DTH platform freeSAT, which is operated by UPC DTH, plans to complete the transition to MPEG-4 this year.
Sky Deutschland has signed a multi-year contract extension for back-up services with MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES.
The majority of Ultra HD content in Germany’s TV and video market is provided by video-on-demand (VOD) services.
Hispasat’s new telecommunications satellite is slated to launch within the next fortnight.
Turksat has signed a new multi-year agreement with Globecast to launch TRT World on 10 additional satellites.
The Eutelsat 117 West B satellite has entered into full commercial service and is now ready to support customers across Latin America.
In a court case, Munich-based media services company MX1 alleges its former managers stole its customers, reports Globes.
SES has announced the refinancing of the remaining O3b debt.
The Ukrainian broadcaster StarLightMedia has switched the distribution of its channels from Amos-2 to Amos-3.
TecTime TV, the German thematic channel covering technology and multimedia, is looking for new investors and co-operation partners, Christian Mass, managing director of operating company DrDish Television, told Broadband TV News.