German public broadcaster ARD will commence SD switch-off on Astra (19.2° East).
Satellite operator SES has renewed its multi-year capacity deal with Sky UK.
Telenor Satellite is looking towards a growing European maritime market to grow its satellite communication business.
Intelsat will emerge from bankruptcy in early 2022 after the US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division approved its Plan of Reorganisation.
German home-shopping broadcaster HSE has extended its partnership with Astra satellite operator SES for several years.
Eutelsat’s CEO Rodolphe Belmer has notified its board of directors that he will step down at the beginning of 2022. At the same time, he has been appointed CEO and board member at Atos, with his term in office beginning no later than January 20 next year.
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.
Intelsat has received the support of its key creditor groups as the satellite operator looks to lift itself out of Chapter 11.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 is bundling the Ultra HD (UHD) content of its TV channels on the new UHD channel ProSiebenSat.1 UHD.
A new satellite capable of being reconfigured whilst in orbit has been successfully launched by Arianespace.