Deutsche Welle (DW) is changing satellites for improved reception in Africa, the broadcaster said today.
Eutelsat has selected Thales Alenia Space to build the Eutelsat 8 West B satellite, while SES has chosen Boeing for its SES-9.
Arianespace has re-scheduled the launch of the new SES Astra 2F satellite for September 28, 2012.
IBC 2012 – AMSTERDAM. SES expects the global pay-TV market to increase a further $37 billion (€29.1 billion) in size by 2016.
IBC 2012 – AMSTERDAM. SES and Sony have announced that they will be transmitting live 4K content at the IBC 2012 show in Amsterdam.
IBC 2012 – AMSTERDAM. Stand 1.B51. SES and Red Bee Media have unveiled a remote recording service for satellite reception devices. SatRecord is a new satellite-based TV remote recording service
IBC 2012 – AMSTERDAM. The first commercial 4K services could be launched within three years, according to Ferdinand Kayser, SES CCO.
Satellite TV continued to increase its reach in Germany after the satellite analogue switch-off on April 30.
Gerry Oberst will join SES in the position of SVP, global regulatory and governmental strategy.
Romantis, a global provider of satellite capacity and networking equipment, has signed a capacity agreement with SES.