Avanti Communications has appointed Matt Child as Director of Government, Wholesale and Integrators.
The new EchoStar XXI satellite has arrived at its launch base in Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
Solaris Mobile is now EchoStar Mobile, the planned hybrid mobile/terrestrial TV and IP services for EU countries.
Eutelsat Communications and SES have completed the sale to EchoStar of Solaris Mobile, a jointly-owned company based in Dublin, set up to develop next-generation Mobile Satellite Services (MSS).
The French international news channel France 24 has secured a place on Eur Radio, a new, free, pan-European digital satellite radio demonstration platform which will serve the European Union region, launched by Solaris Mobile.
Alcatel-Lucent, Solaris Mobile and towerCast have announced the first satellite broadcast infrastructure to demonstrate the potential services of mobile TV, digital radio and data using the digital video broadcasting satellite service to handhelds (DVB-SH) standard to be deployed in Paris and surrounding suburbs.