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Global Eagle boost for SES

Global Eagle boost for SES

In-flight connectivity specialists Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has signed a major contract with satellite operator SES. The agreement will allow passengers on GEE-related airlines to view live TV programming as…

OneWeb confirms Florida satellite factory

Jersey-based OneWeb has confirmed that it will build a satellite construction and assembly facility on Florida’s Space Coast. The new project is part of a scheme to build and orbit…

HBO selects ARRIS receiver

HBO selects ARRIS receiver

HBO has selected the ARRIS DSR-7400 series transcoder satellite receiver to support the optimisation of its current MPEG 2/4 distribution platforms as well as prepare for future content distribution with…

Jersey’s OneWeb to launch from Florida

Jersey’s OneWeb to launch from Florida

Local reports suggest that Jersey-based OneWeb will confirm on April 19th that it will build hundreds of its proposed satellites at a new facility within the Kennedy Space Center’s Exploration…

Arianespace sees record numbers

French rocket launch company Arianespace reported impressive revenues for 2015, and helped by problems amongst its rival launch companies (notably less activity from SpaceX and the Russian Proton system). Overall…

Nilesat wants to stay in Lebanon

Last week Nilesat was reported to have decided to permanently exit from Lebanon, citing problems with the Hezbollah-backed al-Manar channel. The reports even stated that Nilesat would cease using Beirut’s…

Intelsat to distribute BBC World News

Intelsat has announced that BBC World News has renewed and expanded its contract for use of multiple Intelsat premier video neighborhoods and the IntelsatOne terrestrial network to distribute content across…

BIS TV goes HD on Fransat

BIS TV goes HD on Fransat

French free-to-air digital satellite TV service Fransat is adding seven thematic channels in HD from the BIS TV package starting April 25th. Fransat viewers equipped with an HD decoder who…

Hispasat adds Atresmedia channels to LatAm offer

Spanish telco satellite operator Hispasat, in collaboration with Cellnex Telecom, has expanded the number of Atresmedia television channels it currently distributes across the American continent through its Hispasat 30W-5 satellite.…

Spacecom, Encompass European TV distribution platform

Spacecom, the operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, and Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company delivering end-to-end video solutions to broadcast and digital media companies, have announced a…