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SkyLife, Kudelski in advanced advertising JV

Korean satellite and hybrid services operator SkyLife and digital security and convergent media solutions specialist the Kudelski Group have agreed to form a joint venture to develop Advanced Advertising solutions,…

Eutelsat, Arianespace renew for 2012

Eutelsat, Arianespace renew for 2012

Continuing a 28-year relationship marked by 25 launch campaigns, Eutelsat Communications and Arianespace have concluded a new contract for a satellite launch in the 2012 period. The contract for an…

CE Europe the new DTH battle ground

SES Astra has won the contract to carry Bulgaria’s Satellite BG pay TV platform, heading off stiff competition from a number of rival satellite operators. Satellite BG will transmit from…

T-HT Croatia boosts pay-TV with Eutelsat

T-HT, Croatia’s leading telecom operator has selected the 16 degrees East satellite neighbourhood operated by Eutelsat to extend the reach of its MAXtv pay-TV platform to all homes across Croatia.…

South Africa: DSO completed in 2013

South Africa: DSO completed in 2013

South Africa will complete the process of migrating from analogue to digital television by December 2013, Communications Minister Radhakrishna Padayachie has stated. The analogue switch off date was originally set…

ViaSat reschedules launch of ViaSat-1

ViaSat has rescheduled the launch of its high-capacity satellite ViaSat-1 with International Launch Services (ILS) to summer 2011. The delay provides additional time for repair and testing after the satellite…

Sun Direct expands DTH on Measat

Measat Satellite Systems has confirmed an agreement for the provision of two additional Ku-band transponders to Sun Direct. This agreement expands Sun Direct’s capacity on the Measat fleet to four…

WildBlue’s ViaSat-1 suffers ground damage

ViaSat-1, the giant consumer broadband satellite being built for the WildBlue Ka-Band system over North America, has been damaged at the Space Systems/Loral facility. The damage occurred as the satellite…

Eutelsat’s KA-SAT successfully on station

Following the successful completion of all scheduled manoeuvres since launch, the KA-SAT satellite of Eutelsat Communications is now positioned at its definitive location in geostationary orbit at 9 degrees East.…

Kuwait gets tough on illegal sat-channels

Kuwait is home to a number of satellite TV channels, many operating without a formal licence. Kuwait’s information ministry has ordered that these stations be immediately closed down.  BBC Monitoring…