Global new agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) has selected the end-to-end, cloud-based content delivery service provided by MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, to securely transmit news feeds to broadcasters and publishers around the world.
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast has confirmed that it will launch a DTH satellite version of its DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV on Astra (19.2° East).
TVGE International, Equatorial Guinea’s governmental channel, is partnering with SES and MX1 to deliver its content worldwide on both linear and non-linear platforms.
MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, is providing content aggregation for a number of channels from the new digital TV platform offered by German ISP 1&1.
SES has appointed Steve Collar as its new president and CEO and Andrew Browne as new CFO.
The Serbian public broadcaster RTS is now transmitting its entire bouquet of nine TV channels and four radio stations on Astra at 5 degrees East following an extension deal between SES and Telekom Srbija.
Canal+ Group is launching today its new satellite Ultra HD/4k offer on a newly-designed set-top box using an SES satellite. At the same time, Canal+ is refreshing its French bouquet offer.
German public broadcaster ZDF has terminated its distribution on Eutelsat’s Hotbird satellite system at 13° East at the end of 2017, a ZDF spokeswoman confirmed to Broadband TV News.
Globecast has extended its partnership with SES for the distribution of services to Orange Romania via Astra satellite capacity.
In a statement, satellite operator SES has drawn attention to the fact that the European Court of Justice has rejected just one of the six appeals against the decision by the European Commission.