Turksat’s latest satellite Turksat 5A will be launched in mid-December.
Teleste Corporation will deliver it’s Luminato digital headend solution to Türksat.
Turkish satellite operator Türksat has announced it will phase out all standard definition (SD) broadcasts on its 42 degrees East position, requiring all channels to broadcast in HD/MPEG-4.
Turkey’s transport, maritime and communications minister has confirmed negotiations have begun with Airbus for the development of Türksat 5A and 5B.
Turkey’s broadcasting regulator RTUK has ordered the removal of three Iraqi Kurdistan-based TV channels from the Turksat satellite system.
Turksat has signed a new multi-year agreement with Globecast to launch TRT World on 10 additional satellites.
State-owned Turkish Satellite Communications Company (Türksat) has ceased satellite distribution of IMC TV at the order of an Ankara public prosecutor.
Türksat is ready for an IPO, according to Ensar Gül, the company’s general manager.
Six channels from SPI’s portfolio are being launched by Türksat/Teledünya, the largest cable operator in Turkey.
Oflaz Media Group’s new free-to-air TV channel Fil TV has started broadcasting via the Turksat satellite for DTH reception.