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SES Events airs Bare Knuckles in 4K

Satellite operator SES screened the Bare Knuckles Fighting Championship pay-per-view in 4K to US viewers, on June 2nd. The event was produced by Multivision Media at the Cheyenne Ice Events…

APT suffers glitch on Apsat-6

Hong Kong-based satellite operator APT has had to switch off “several” transponders on its Apstar-6 satellite. The craft appears to have suffered a problem on one of its solar arrays…

MX1 expands YOL TV distribution

MX1, a global solution provider of media services, has been selected as the distribution service provider for YOL TV, a Turkish-language channel based in Germany. MX1 is delivering the channel…

Intelsat can do no wrong… maybe

Intelsat enjoyed another impressive day on the NASDAQ stock market on May 31st. Intelsat saw its share price jump a phenomenal 17.2 percent by midday, which means it has improved…

SpaceX scrubs SES satellite launch

The planned launch of the SES-12 satellite, initially scheduled for June 1st, has been delayed until June 4th (at the earliest) says SpaceX. The reason given is that SpaceX wants…

India’s Dish/Videocon DTH forecasts growth

India’s Dish/Videocon DTH forecasts growth

India’s giant DTH broadcaster Dish TV, now with the merged Videocon d2h under its belt, says that during the upcoming year it will expand its 450 company-owned service centres throughout…

Bestwick leaves Avanti

It is ‘all change’ at struggling satellite operator Avanti Communications. Technical director and co-founder Dave Bestwick steps down at the end of June. The CEO left the company last year.…

June 1st launch for SES-12

Weather permitting, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch SES-12 on June 1st from Pad 40 at Cape Canaveral. Built for SES by Airbus Defence & Space, SES-12 will replace…

Spacecom “postpones” satellite order

Spacecom, the Israel-based operator of the Amos fleet of satellites, says it has postponed its $112 million contract with Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) to build its Amos-8 craft. Spacecom issued the…

France Télévisions confirms UHD Roland-Garros

France Télévisions confirms UHD Roland-Garros

Following the news that Eurosport is launching a new channel exclusively for the French Open at Roland-Garros with every match from the prestigious Philippe Chatrier centre court available in Ultra…