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India’s Hathway carriage spat with Times Network

India’s giant MSO Hathway Digital Cable TV is involved in a carriage fee dispute with Times Networks, and has taken down access to 10 channels across its major distribution system…

Motorsport.tv launches on Freesat

Motorsport.tv launches on Freesat

Freesat, the UK’s subscription-free satellite TV platform, has added Motorsport.tv, the broadcaster of live racing and automotive content, to its News & Sport genre. Available on channel number 253, the…

Dataxis: Over 1bn pay-TV subs globally

Dataxis: Over 1bn pay-TV subs globally

According to Q317 data from research firm Dataxis, 60 million pay-TV subscribers have been added to global numbers since Q316. Asia‐Pacific has the highest number of pay-TV subscribers, accounting for…

SpaceX: ‘Satellite loss not our problem’

On January 7th, a Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX apparently failed to launch a top-secret US government ‘Zuma’ spy satellite. However, SpaceX’s president Gwynne Shotwell firmly denies the loss was…

Florida taxes DTH dishes

The US Supreme Court has refused an appeal by Dish Network which objected to plans by Florida to implement a ‘satellite tax’ on users of DTH services from Dish and…

Intelsat contracts with Arianespace for double launch

Intelsat will use Arianespace for a pair of high-profile satellite launches. One of the satellites, the snappily named Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV-2) is the so-called ‘Space Tug’ being developed by…

Major loss for Musk’s SpaceX

Major loss for Musk’s SpaceX

A SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket suffered a complete loss of a highly secret military satellite, codename Zuma, following its launch on Sunday. There will be a formal investigation into the events…

Africa to add 17.4m pay-TV subs

The number of pay-TV subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa will increase by 74 per cent between 2017 and 2023 to reach 40.89 million. However, the Sub-Saharan Africa Pay-TV Forecasts report from…

Satellite ‘worries’ affecting industry

A month or so from now Europe’s two giant satellite operators will unveil their latest results. Eutelsat’s half-year figures will emerge on February 16th, while SES will publish its full…

Intertrust to secure Freesat UHD

UK subscription-free satellite TV platform Freesat has selected Intertrust Technologies’ ExpressPlay CA content security technology to manage and protect their ultra-high definition content in 2018. ExpressPlay CA is Intertrust’s new…