German TV broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 will continue to distribute its free-to-air channels in SD resolution on Astra (19.2° East).
HD+, the German HDTV platform operated by Astra satellite operator SES, will screen MTV’s Europe Music Awards (EMA) 2017 in Ultra HD on Astra (19.2 degrees East) for the first time.
MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, will aggregate and delivers sports and entertainment channels for sports live streaming provider fuboTV.
Goalplay, a German coaching platform for goalkeepers, has chosen the content management solution and CDN services from MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, for content delivery to digital platforms.
German home-shopping broadcaster QVC Deutschland will distribute its main channel in Ultra HD on Astra (19.2 degrees East from the turn of the year.
Wilfried Urner has been appointed, with immediate effect, as the new CEO of MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES.
German technical services provider MX1 has been chosen by German free-to-air channel eoTV to handle all content management, playout, uplink and distribution services via satellite.
Astra satellite operator SES and German research institute Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI will jointly broadcast a 10K x 2K panorama video signal live via satellite for interactive presentation on Ultra HD TV sets and VR glasses at IBC.
TV5Monde has signed a long-term distribution contract with SES to broadcast three FTA channels to French-speaking and Francophile viewers in sub-Saharan Africa.
Viasat Ukraine has signed a multi-year agreement with SES for distribution of its services on Astra 4A.