Global media service provider MX1 has signed a multi-year contract to support pay-TV broadcaster Sky in taking its first steps into free-to-air TV in Germany and Austria.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will commence the relocation of the playout and uplink for its transponders on the Astra satellite system (19.2 degrees East) from Munich to Milan tonight.
German teleshopping broadcaster 1-2-3.tv will continue to use the technical services of MX1 and has extended its contract with the subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES for several years.
TeraVolt and 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) have been selected to design, engineer, develop and integrate apps and management systems for bobbles.tv, the new pan-European video entertainment platform recently launched via DTH and OTT.
Handshake2Deutschland (H2D), the German multimedia integration and information content provider for refugees and support workers, is launching TV channel H2D on September 6, 2016.
SES has announced the successful completion of the merger of RR Media, a provider of global digital media services, with its wholly-owned subsidiary, SES Platform Services. The merged company will operate as MX1.