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.
German commercial broadcaster Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will continue to offer its Ultra HD channel RTL UHD next year.