German home shopping channel 1-2-3.tv will remain available in SD and HD resolution to DTH households via the Astra satellite system (19.2° East).
German music channel Folx TV is available to DTH satellite households via Astra (19.2° East) again.
German pay-TV package trendSports is now also available via DTH platform HD+ on Astra (19.2° East).
German TV broadcaster Deutsches Musik Fernsehen will launch the new entertainment channel Lilo TV on December 19, 2020.
German TV channels will continue to be offered by Satelio in Namibia and Deukom in South Africa.
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.