Ultra HD (UHD) is gaining popularity among German TV viewers. Seven out of ten households planning to buy a new TV set would opt for a UHD model.
Turksat’s latest satellite Turksat 5A will be launched in mid-December.
The Eutelsat Konnect high throughput satellite has gone into service at the 7 degrees East orbital position.
German broadcaster Sport1 will continue to distribute its service in SD and HD resolution via the Astra satellite system (19.2° East).
SES had total YTD revenues of €1,410 million as of September 30, down -2.9% on the same period last year.
Eutelsat has posted broadcast revenues of €190.6 million for Q1 2020-21, or the quarter ending September 30.
SES and Canal+ have signed new long-term strategic agreements for satellite capacity across three regions.
The South Korean English-language network Arirang TV has launched its HD channel across West Europe.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has published details on how rules for broadcasters and providers of video on-demand services will change after the Brexit transition period.
Kabelio, a new TV package for Swiss DTH satellite households, will launch on Eutelsat Hotbird (13° East) on October 15, 2020, featuring both domestic and international channels such as ARD, ZDF, ORF, TF1, BBC and ITV.