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Doordarshan will add 200 channels

India’s public broadcaster Doordarshan intends to add dramatically to the number of DTH channels it carries. In addition to the 21 national and region TV stations it offers on DTH,…

Busy time for rocket launchers

Busy time for rocket launchers

It was a busy weekend for the satellite launch industry. Telesat 14R, a new addition to the Canadian platform’s fleet, was successfully launched by International Launch Services on May 21st.…

ADD launches anti-piracy packages

Arab Digital Distribution (ADD), the largest pay-TV platform management company in the Middle East and North Africa, has launched two new regional packages – Pehla Spice and Pehla Spice Plus.…

Penthouse second 3D channel on Astra

SES Astra has signed a capacity agreement with Penthouse Digital Media Productions for a second Penthouse 3D channel on ASTRA 23.5 degrees East for the encrypted distribution to TV platform…

New Dish CEO: More acquisitions likely

New Dish CEO: More acquisitions likely

Joe Clayton, the incoming chief executive of Dish Network, has revealed that more acquisitions are on the horizon as the satellite TV provider pieces together a “new video model” to…

Research: Satellite TV to overtake cable by 2015 in Western Europe

By 2015, satellite TV will overtake cable TV in terms of TV households, with IPTV expected to grow 10 per cent a year, suggests research consultancy Infocom. Western Europe posted…

Research: Telco TV and Internet TV capture share from cable TV in mature markets

According to new market data from ABI Research, 11.3 million pay-TV subscribers were added at the end of first quarter of 2011. “By the end of 2011, the total number…

Intelsat wins $145m TV contract

Intelsat’s governmental services division (IGS) has won a major contract to supply TV to the US armed forces serving overseas. The deal sees Intelsat having to supply satellite connectivity to…

DirecTV RVU field trial

US pay-TV service DirecTV has started field trial testing for its DirecTV Home Media Centre aimed at providing customers with a ‘receiver-less’ solution for many TVs in their homes. The…

Pay-TV subs fare well in face of free OTT

Market research firm Infonetics Research has released excerpts from its Cable, Satellite, and IPTV Video Services and Subscribers report, which tracks the telco IPTV, cable video, and satellite video markets.…