The SES-17 satellite has been successfully launched onboard an Ariane 5 launcher operated by Arianespace from the Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
Nordic TV platform Allente has entered into a new distribution agreement with Amazon Prime Video.
Intelsat CEO Stephen Spengler has decided to retire upon the company’s emergence from its financial restructuring process and the naming of a successor.
Hungaro DigiTel (HDT), a joint subsidiary of 4iG and Antenna Hungária, has entered into a final agreement with Spacecom to acquire a 51% stake in the company.
Local TV channels from German federal state Saxony will become available to DTH satellite households via Astra (19.2° East) from early 2022.
Georges Agnes has left German DTH satellite platform HD+ on September 30, 2021 after 14 years. The move was at his own request and by best mutual agreement, according to the subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES.
The Japanese telecom carrier SoftBank Corp has partnered with SES for the aggregation and delivery of live sporting events to its corporate customers, including TV stations and video distribution companies.
Eutelsat has unanimously rejected an offer from Altice’s founder and owner Patrick Drahi pricing the satellite operator at €12.10 per share.
SES now has more than 60 TV channels from Africa, Europe and Asia-Pacific that have started utilising SES Cloud playout services since Q1 2021.
SES-17 has completed its performance tests at the Thales Alenia Space facility in Cannes, France and is being prepared for shipment to Arianespace’s Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana on September 22.