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Dish Mexico predicts quick 6m subs

Dish Mexico, the Mexican pay-TV operator owned by local media giant MVS and Charlie Ergen’s Echostar, is predicting a 6m subs base by 2012, a strong growth rate compared with…

Dish subs losses

Dish subs losses

Dish Network posted bigger-than-expected subscriber losses for the fourth quarter because of customers cancelling their service after a dispute with Fox Network in October blacked out sports shows. The second-largest…

New services boost Digital Plus

The addition of HDTV channels and PVR capabilities are giving a new boost to Spain’s digital satellite platform Digital Plus. As a whole, the company added 29,468 new clients in…

Sky Deutschland confirms more losses

As expected, Sky Deutschland has confirmed greater losses for the year (to December 31st 2010), despite managing to grow sales revenues impressively up 8 per cent (to €977.8m) with Q4…

Sky Mexico hits 3m DTH subs

Along with the impressive DirecTV results, released yesterday, the numbers are also in for Sky Mexico, a joint-venture between Televisa and DirecTV. Sky Mexico has topped 3 million subs (3.04m)…

New Media Legend platform on Eutelsat

New Media Legend, one of Russia’s principal suppliers of uplink services for pay-TV platforms and channels, has selected the 36° East satellite neighbourhood operated by Eutelsat Communications for a new…

Sky Deutschland: Larger loss expected

German DTH pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland is reportedly expected to make an even larger fourth-quarter loss than a year ago. Sky Deutschland’s numbers will be revealed on Thursday. A Reuters…

SES facing German revenue squeeze

Broadcasting analogue TV signals to Germany since 1990 has been the financial bedrock for SES. German viewers have enjoyed some 40 free-to-air channels over most of those years, and SES…

SES Astra will sell TopTV stake

TopTV is the Johannesburg-based DTH rival to Multichoice’s DStv digital TV system. SES Astra currently owns 20 per cent of the enterprise, but SES Chairman & CEO Romain Bausch says…

Berretta amongst Hall of Fame inductees

Every year the Society of Satellite Professionals elects a handful of VIPs to its Hall of Fame, designed to recognise the special contribution made by the individuals concerned. Past honourees…