Israel Aerospace Industries has been instructed to pay Spacecom US$10 million for the late delivery of a satellite that was ultimately destroyed.
Sky Deutschland is embarking on a major HD offensive and will be the first TV broadcaster in Germany to commence switching off SD channels in the DTH satellite market.
Intelsat has reported a third-quarter loss of $374.6 million.
Greek radio station Radio Nikita 89.9 will launch a TV channel on Hellas Sat (39° East) on October 20, 2018.
The leading satellite operators Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat and Telesat have joined forces to create a consortium called the C-Band Alliance (CBA).
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has reached an agreement with Discovery regarding the distribution of Bundesliga channel Eurosport 2 HD Xtra, but this only covers the gastronomy sector.
Strong will roll out a 4K UHD tivùsat satellite receiver in Italy based on the latest HbbTV 2.0.1 technology in early October 2018.
Eutelsat has become the first commercial customer to opt for the new Ariane 6 launch vechicle as part of a multiple launch agreement signed with Arianespace.
Spacecom will go-ahead with the build of the new Amos-8 satellite, backed by funds from the Israeli government.
German commercial broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland is expanding the reach of its Ultra HD channel RTL UHD.