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Intelsat I-29e ‘killed’ by solar weather

The failure investigation board that’s looked into the problems which occurred on Intelsat’s I-29e satellite – which was lost in April and was valued at $381.6 million – has concluded…

Sports Channel Network offers FTA cycling

Sports Channel Network offers FTA cycling

With live coverage of the Tour de France now over, British cycling fans can still watch the sport, free of charge, on Sports Channel Network. SCN, the dedicated OTT channel…

Eutelsat relocating HQ

Eutelsat CEO Rodolph Belmer told analysts July 31st during the company’s end of year results that Eutelsat would be relocating its Paris HQ. Any such move is subject to the…

Research: Smart speakers boost digital listening to record high

Research: Smart speakers boost digital listening to record high

Digital listening share has increased to 56 per cent, up from 50.2 per cent in Q2 2018, boosted by the growing popularity of smart speakers and listening online and via…

StarHub marks National Day with 80+ free channels in Singapore

As part of Singapore’s Bicentennial celebrations, StarHub is opening an extensive number of channels, free for all to enjoy. From August 8th to August 14th, everyone in Singapore will have…

Survey: Streaming reliablity and security still concern

Survey: Streaming reliablity and security still concern

UK and global consumers overwhelmingly agree that online digital technology has positively impacted their lives according to the State of Digital Lifestyles research report from Limelight Networks, a provider of…

Vodafone loses football case against Movistar

Vodafone loses football case against Movistar

Spanish regulator CNMC has dismissed Vodafone Spain’s complaints over Movistar’s football promotions last summer. and put an immediate end to the proceedings. Vodafone had filed two complaints accusing Movistar of…

Eutelsat FY18/19: “Challenged operating environment”

Paris-based Eutelsat says it is still suffering from a challenged operating environment which continues to weigh on the revenues of its core businesses. At June 30th 2019, the total number…

StreamMetrics launches eSports Audience Measurement

StreamMetrics, the measurement and data analytics company, has announced the launch of StreamMetrics Audience Measurement, a new syndicated data service that demystifies live-stream and eSports viewership by accurately measuring audience…

SiriusXM benefits from Pandora

Pay-radio operator SiriusXM reported its Q2 numbers with revenues up $2 billion (up 38 percent), allowing it to buy in $898 million of its shares for cancellation. Its overall revenues…

Caribbean: Eutelsat selected by Ultra DTH

Ultra DTH has signed a multiyear, multi-transponder agreement with Eutelsat Americas, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications for capacity on the Eutelsat 65 West A satellite to support the launch of…

Arianespace readies I-39/Hylas-3

Arianespace is undertaking payload integration of two satellites ahead of a planned launch from Kourou during the afternoon hours of August 6th subject to the usual weather conditions. The two…

Report: Transatlantic VoD market sees 41% growth

Report: Transatlantic VoD market sees 41% growth

The booming VoD market generated 41 per cent growth in revenues across the key US and UK markets last year – and shows no sign of abating. Broadcast Intelligence Insights’…

Mediapro to launch football channel in Italy

Italian Serie A has backed the launch by Spain’s Mediapro of a corporate football TV channel, branded ‘Lega’, for the period 2021-2024, with a rights fee of €1.3 billion. The…

Transponder prices rise 60% – perhaps

One of the key statements in the latest World Teleport Association (WTA) report (Satellite Operator Benchmarks 2019) is that satellite transponder costs have risen, on average, by 60 per cent.…