M77, a sister company of the Luxembourg-based satellite television provider M7 Group, is taking one more transponder at the 23.5 degrees East orbital position,
SES TechCom, a subsidiary of SES, has announced that it has signed contracts with Astrium and DLR at the German Space Operations Center in Oberpfaffenhofen
The increasing popularity of DTH satellite television and the growing demand for HD broadcast content across Asia-Pacific are driving the demand for satellite capacity in the region.
UPDATED. ILS has announced that the launch of the Proton launch vehicle with the SES-5 satellite has been postponed for technical reasons related to the Proton launch vehicle.
SES, together with leading industry partners, has announced the introduction of Sat-IP, a new IP-based satellite reception technology that demodulates and converts satellite signals to IP for further in-home distribution to any IP-enabled device.
Russia’s Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) has secured a transponder on Astra 1F, located at 55 degrees East, through which it will distribute a package of TV channels and radio stations.
Andrew Neil, the founding chairman of the then Sky Television, has said a huge question mark will sit over BSkyB while James Murdoch remains in place.
Samsung will introduce an LED television with an integrated free-to-air satellite receiver that will be distributed in Nigeria, Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire, Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo and Cameroon in August 2012.
Satellite specialist Newtec has successfully tested its new high speed Ka-band technology for SES Broadband (previously called Astra2Connect).
SES has signed a new long-term multiple transponder contract in the UK with GlobeCast.