Arianespace’s fifth mission of 2020 has been given the “green light” for liftoff following the launch readiness review, which was conducted at the Spaceport in French Guiana.
Eutelsat Communications and Strong Roots Ethiopia Broadcasting Service PLC have concluded a Master Service Agreement for a Ku capacity on a 36 MHz transponder on Eutelsat’s Eutelsat 8 West B satellite.
Eutelsat Communications and Canal+ have signed a multi-year, multi-transponder contract for Ku capacity on Eutelsat 7C to support the launch by Canal+ of a premium DTH platform in Ethiopia at the beginning of 2021.
World Teleport Association (WTA) has renewed the Tier 4 certification of Eutelsat Communications’ Rambouillet Teleport in France under WTA’s Teleport Certification Programme.
Harmonic will partner with SES for technology upgrades associated with the SES transition plan filed with the Federal Communications Commission on June 19, 2020.
Eutelsat Communications has agreed to sell all the available capacity on its Eutelsat Konnect satellite covering the French territory to the telco Orange.
Turkish manufacturer Vestel is integrating direct reception of German DTH satellite platform HD+ into Ultra HD TV sets of its brands Toshiba, Telefunken, JVC, Hitachi, Techwood, ok., Kendo, Hanseatic and Dual via the HbbTV OpApp.
German media company High View has launched a free-TV music channel for fans of German-language pop music on Astra (19.2° East).
After German public broadcaster ARD, German-French cultural channel ARTE has also decided to postpone the switch-off of its SD distribution on Astra (19.2° East), originally announced for January 2021.
German public broadcaster ARD has confirmed that it will postpone the switch-off of its SD channels on the Astra satellite system (19.2° East) originally scheduled for January 2021.