Arabsat and Selevision have entered into an exclusive long-term partnership to launch the first HbbTV service in the MENA region.
Echostar (Hall 1, Stand F76) is taking the opportunity to offer a ‘Sneak Peak’ demo of its new and upcoming home security and automation solution the vendor and DTH operator is previewing at the show.
The Fixed Services Satellite (FSS) sector generated $12.2 billion in revenues during 2012, an increase of just two per cent.
Intelsat kept its fill rate up amid a new contract with MultiChoice as its anchor customer in Africa.
Airbus Defence and Space is to build an innovative new satellite on behalf of Eutelsat. Launching in the first half of 2017 Eutelsat 172B will be the first European satellite to demonstrate electric propulsion for orbit raising.
Freesat is continuing to add new subscribers, growing its installed base by 24,000 household in the first half of the year.
BSkyB’s £7 billion interest in Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland will help streamline the business across content, technology and logistics.
Eutelsat has entered into a pioneering agreement with ViaSat to link high-capacity Ka-band satellite networks.
The world premiere of a 4K Ultra High Definition video transmission over satellite using the new DVB-S2X transmission standard is to take place at the CommunicAsia show (June 17-20, 2014).
Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) protests against the intentional jamming from Ethiopia currently affecting satellite reception of the TV programmes of DW and other international services in large parts of the Arab world.