The new EchoStar 105/SES-11 spacecraft, built by Airbus, has been shipped from the Airbus facilities in Toulouse, France, to Cape Canaveral, Florida, for its forthcoming launch by SpaceX in October.
Tivù, Samsung and Yotta Media Labs are showcasing the world’s first HbbTV 2.0.1 application at IBC 2017.
Natural TV a Turkish channel featuring health, agriculture, music and cultural content, is extending its reach to the West-African audience thanks to SES Video’s broadcasting services.
#C4K360, an UHD 4K channel dedicated to millennials. has completed distribution deals with Trocolor in Russia and Etisalat in the United Arabic Emirates (UAE).
Spanish satellite operator Hispasat and German service provider Media Broadcast Satellite have signed an agreement at IBC to provide 4K content distribution services in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
State Unitary Enterprise “Centre of Radio Communication, Broadcasting and Television” (SUE CRRT) of the Republic of Uzbekistan will rely on SES Video for the upcoming launch of its first DTT multiplex.
German technical services provider MX1 has been chosen by German free-to-air channel eoTV to handle all content management, playout, uplink and distribution services via satellite.
Spacecom and UkrKosmos are now offering satellite transponder services for content sharing to regional broadcasters in Ukraine.
Freesat has made streaming service TVPlayer Plus available on Freesat.
TV5Monde has signed a long-term distribution contract with SES to broadcast three FTA channels to French-speaking and Francophile viewers in sub-Saharan Africa.