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Eutelsat W3B damaged pre-launch?

Eutelsat’s W3B was declared a total loss on October 29th following the loss of thruster fuel from an oxidiser tank.  The satellite will probably be deliberately de-orbited over the Pacific…

Sea Launch exits Chapter 11

After 16 months working – barely – under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Sea Launch is now free to operate as a conventional business once again. A statement from the company…

Research: Analogue extinct by 2013

Research: Analogue extinct by 2013

The television sector in Western Europe is in transition at the moment, according to a report from Informa, as analogue terrestrial TV is expected to become extinct in the region…

Eutelsat loses W3B craft

Eutelsat loses W3B craft

Despite having declared the launch of its W3B satellite “a success”, satellite operator Eutelsat Communications has subsequently confirmed the loss of the W3B satellite following an anomaly which was detected…

SES maintains upward progress

SES says that all its revenue and core profit metrics are being maintained. Indeed, its year-on-year quarterly results are most impressive, with this latest quarter’s revenues up 11.4 per cent…

Videocon achieves 2 million subscriber milestone using Irdeto

Irdeto, the global expert in securing and delivering premium content and digital assets, congratulates customer Videocon d2h, a provider of direct-to-home (DTH) services for India, for recently reaching two million…

Astrium takes over ND SatCom

SES Astra and Astrium, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EADS, have confirmed that Astrium will purchase a 75.1 per cent stake in SES Astra’s satellite equipment provider and ground system integrator…

‘Zombie’ satellite still a threat

Intelsat’s uncontrolled Galaxy-15 craft is still posing a threat to broadcasting satellites which are in its path. Galaxy-15 was probably affected by a solar flare back in April and cannot…

UK ‘proving’ satellite

UK ‘proving’ satellite

The UK is going to develop a satellite to trial innovative space technologies. The idea is components and instruments flying on TechDemoSat (TDS) can prove their worth and go on…

Sky Italia denies pay-TV on DTT plans

Sky Italia denies pay-TV on DTT plans

Sky Italia does not intend to enter the DTT market with a pay-TV offer, claiming this would be technically impossible. It was refuting allegations in dialy “Corriere della Sera” which…