Bulgaria’s Vivacom has been awarded full Tier 4 certification for Plana Teleport by the World Teleport Association (WTA) following its recent audit of the facility.
UK DTH platform Freesat has become the latest company to have satellite receivers pass the European-wide assurance scheme for TV and satellite distribution equipment known as the European IRS Certification Scheme (EICS).
Fashion TV has launched three thematic channels on the Eutelsat Hot Bird satellite system (13° East), focusing on urban lifestyle and culture, fashion trends and supermodels.
German media company Axel Springer will distribute the TV channel of its tabloid newspaper BILD on Astra (19.2° East) to DTH satellite households.
TV set manufacturer TP Vision is equipping the new models of its Philips brand with built-in reception of German DTH satellite platform HD+.
UK-based local TV operator That’s Media has launched That’s TV Gold on Sky and Freeview on July 9, 2021.
Swiss DTH satellite platform Kabelio is expanding its line-up with 11 new TV channels.
Dutch international channel BVN has terminated most of its worldwide satellite distribution due to cost cutting measures after Flemish broadcaster VRT stopped supporting the channel.
German media company High View has extended its partnership with Astra satellite opeator SES in a new multi-year contract and secured long-term satellite capacity.
The board of directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) has unanimously approved $80.7 million of financing for Spain’s Hispasat.