Romania is one of the few countries in the world where the consumption of linear TV services is still rising.
2.92 million homes in Poland received satellite signals from SES Astra as of the end of 2015, according to the latest Satellite Monitor published by the operator.
The launch of the Astra 2G satellite has been postponed after pre-flight testing uncovered a fault was found with the Breeze M upper stage gyro unit.
Romania could see the launch of what would be its fourth DTH platform as soon as next month.
Swiss private channel 3+ has started broadcasting from Astra’s orbital position 19.2 degrees East.
Astra 2F, the satellite that has led to a dispute with rival operator Eutelsat, has entered commercial service.
Eutelsat Communications has filed a request for arbitration against fellow satellite operator SES with the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris.
It’s as you were in the SES European sales team with Norbert Holzle returning to lead the department just three months after Ferenc Szelenyi was appointed as his replacement.
For the first time more Germans are now watching television via satellite than over cable.
For the first time ever, the number of German households receiving TV via satellite has broken the 17-million mark. 17.1 million German households now watch television directly via satellite (DTH), a gain of 430,000 households in the first six months of the year.