Netia, the French Media software solutions company, has announced that its sole shareholder Globecast (part of the Orange group) has sold all its shares in the company to two French media entrepreneurs, Anthony Savelli and Vincent Benveniste.
During the past few months Eutelsat has rationalised the system of resellers for its prime European Hotbird postion.
Globecast has been contracted by Euronews to bring its new HD channel to viewers across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
Globecast and Eutelsat have signed a framework agreement to renew and increase transponder use across the Hotbird broadcast satellites.
SES has renewed a long-term agreement with Globecast for capacity on SES-5 at 5 degrees East.
A new partnership between Alpha Networks and Globecast is providing broadcasters with an end-to-end OTT solution.
State-owned Greek national broadcaster ERT – The Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation – has selected Globecast to deliver ERT World and five radio channels to the Greek diaspora across Europe.
Globecast has been selected by the Russian channels Bestseller Channel and Soyuz TV to extend their reach to Europe via Hot Bird.
The Russian broadcaster Channel One has opted for Globecast to help it reach new audiences in Europe and Asia via Hot Bird and AsiaSat 5.
Globecast has announced the appointment of Philippe Bernard as its new chairman and chief executive.