The Slovak DTH platform Antik Sat has added 12 HD channels to its offer, which now has 38 in the format.
Eutelsat Communications and Afghanistan Broadcasting System (ABS) have signed a multi-year, multi-transponder contract for video capacity on the Eutelsat 53A satellite.
Eutelsat Communications has signed simultaneous multi-year contracts with the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters for video capacity on its Eutelsat 8 West B satellite.
Hellas Sat 4 has been successfully launched by an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana.
Arianespace has successfully orbited a pair of telecommunications spacecraft – Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1/Hellas Sat 4 (HS-4/SGS-1) and GSAT-31.
Discovery Deutschland has extended its partnership with MX1 for fully managed playout and content management services.
John Baughn, formerly executive VP Global Services at SES Networks, is appointed to the newly created position of chief services officer (CSO).
The Ariane 5 for Arianespace’s upcoming mission from the Spaceport in French Guiana is now fully-assembled following integration of its two passengers.
Turkey’s satellite TV provider Digiturk has chosen Unified Streaming to support its newly consolidated video-streaming environment.
Globecast has appointed Renaud Presty as its new Director of Security, effective immediately.