Eutelsat’s navigation app Sat.tv has won the European Digital Forum 2018 award at the 15th European Digital Forum in Lucca, Italy.
FIFA has launched an attack on piracy, threatening to take action against the Saudi TV channel BeoutQ which has been illegally broadcasting the opening games of the World Cup via the Arabsat satellite.
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor TV will start offer its service, hitherto available only via a dish, over the internet from the beginning of next month.
German public broadcaster ZDF will show selected Ultra HD (UHD) programmes on Eutelsat’s UHD showcase channel 4K1 on Hotbird (13° East) during trade fair ANGA COM 2018.
Astra Deutschland and Glasfaser ABC have launched a joint solution for serving multi-family houses and housing estates with satellite TV using a single dish (SMATV).
UPDATED. The Dutch DTH platform is rolling out its service in Belgium, starting with the three public broadcasters from the VRT, Een (One), Canvas and Ketnet.
Streaming provider Netflix could overtake pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland in terms of subscriber numbers in Germany by the end of the year.
With 2.05 million households, DTH satellite reception remains the most widely used TV reception method in Austria.
SES transmits TV channels to 2.7 million TV homes in Uganda according to its Satellite Monitor study, which was conducted for the first time in the country.
Yol TV, a Turkish-language channel based in Germany, has started broadcasting on the Astra satellite at 19.2 degrees East.