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CCTV launches HD channels on Eutelsat’s HotBird

China Central Television (CCTV), has signed a long-term distribution contract with Eutelsat Communications to broadcast three of its flagship channels in HD across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. …

Service providers favouring OTT video

Service providers favouring OTT video

Service providers are decreasing marketing on their cable, satellite, and IPTV products that offer managed quality of service in favour of new products that use OTT technologies to compete with…

4K Premier League on DirecTV

4K Premier League on DirecTV

NBC Sports Group and AT&T will offer the first live US telecast of the Premier League in ultra HD this weekend to eligible DirecTV 4K customers. DirecTV will distribute the…

Swiss clock maker stalls Galileo

Swiss clock maker stalls Galileo

Switzerland’s high-end clock maker SpectraTime is apparently creating headaches for European and other satellite builders. SpectraTime makes expensive – but highly accurate – Atomic Clocks for use in satellites, including…

EchoStar-21 delayed again

According to Russia’s InterFax news agency, the much-delayed launch of EchoStar’s E-21 satellite has again been postponed, probably to January 31st. The launch was originally scheduled to take place from…

Chinese end talks of Spacecom purchase

Talks between China’s Beijing Xinwei Technology Group and Spacecom of Israel have broken down. Some five months of dialogue, and not helped by the September 1st loss of the AMOS-6…

Avanti slumps again on delayed Hylas-4 launch

Shares in troubled speciality satellite operator Avanti Communications slumped again on January 18th, hitting a near all-time low of just 19p. As recently as December 21st its share price was…

SES-10 ready for flight on ‘pre-flown’ SpaceX

As expected, SES-10 will be launched by SpaceX on one of its ‘pre-flown’ and recovered first-stage Falcon 9 rockets. SES-10, owned by SES of Luxembourg and built by Airbus Defence…

Sky Deutschland extends MX1 contract

Sky Deutschland has signed a multi-year contract extension for back-up services with global media service provider MX1. The contract ensures that, in case of any technical issues with Sky Deutschland’s…

O3b sees impressive growth

SES-owned speciality satellite operator O3b (which seeks to supply the ‘other three billion’ underserved potential broadband users) is reporting impressive growth from some existing clients. For example, Palau Telecoms has…

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