Canal+-owned M7 Group has concluded a long-term agreement with the Czech broadcaster TV Barrandov for the Astra 23.5 satellite distribution of TV Barrandov, Kino Barrandov and Barrandov Krimi.
SPI/FilmBox, has launched Dizi on du’s TV platform in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in collaboration with the content licensing management company, SAWA Rights Management (SRM).
Türksat-5B will be placed in orbit next June and become active after a 1.5-month test period, according to Adil Karaismailoglu, Turkey’s minister of transport and infrastructure.
Eutelsat has entered into an agreement with Russia’s Orion Group of companies to offer high-speed satellite internet services.
A paired launch of the two Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) satellites Express-AMU3 and Express-AMU7 has taken place from the Baikonur cosmodrome.
Turkey’s transport and infrastructure minister has provided a new launch date for Turksat 5B.
SES has ordered two geostationary (GEO) Ku-band satellites for its prime orbital slot at 19.2 degrees East to maintain the premium services it provides to its European video customers and to capture new opportunities in the region.
German DTH satellite platform HD+ is adding RTLup HD (formerly RTLplus) and VOXup HD to its channel package.
Canal+-owned M7 Group has signed a multi-year agreement with the Slovakia-based lifestyle channel TV Osem for FTA satellite distribution in HD via M7’s platform on Astra 23.5 East.
German home-shopping broadcaster HSE has extended its partnership with Astra satellite operator SES for several years.