Three weeks after its transponders went dark, Spacecom is preparing to declare the Amos 5 satellite a total loss.
Satelio, the German pay-TV platform for DTH households in Africa, has resumed its operations on November 24, 2015 after a two-day break following the loss of contact with Israeli satellite Amos-5 (17° East).
Israeli Spacecom said it lost contact with the Amos-5 satellite on Saturday morning and has been unable to reconnect with it since.
Spacecom has resolved a power supply issue that had threatened to shorten the lifespan of the recently launched Amos 5 satellite by some 11 months.
TV5Monde Afrique has joined the Amos-5 (17 degrees East) French-language broadcast bouquet.
The DVB has announced that Greg Williams, the executive editor of Wired UK, will deliver the keynote speech at DVB World 2013.
Studio Universal is celebrating one year on air with DStv in Africa with the launch of a high definition version. Sister net Universal Channel is also launching in the format.
SatLink Communications, a teleport providing global satellite services, has announced that it has launched operations on the new Amos-5 Satellite across Africa, on 17 degrees East.