Advanced Television


ABS delivering satellite connectivity to oil and gas operations in Myanmar

ABS, a global satellite operator, has secured a multi-year, multi-link contract with Seanet Technologies Myanmar (SEANET), a VSAT service provider to expand its oil and gas communications services. The deal will deliver satellite connectivity to the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea around Myanmar via ABS-2. ABS offers a high-performance VSAT solution catered specifically […]

May 18, 2022

TAS taps ABS for capacity over Asia

Teleport Access Services (TAS), a Taiwanese service provider has signed a multi-year capacity deal with ABS, a global satellite operator, to broadcast Hwazan TV, a Buddhism-based channel via ABS-2 satellite at 75° East. TAS will distribute the channel on the ABS-2 Southern beam MCPC platform across Asia and Buddhist communities within this region. Launched in […]

March 29, 2022

Starlink in talks with Philippine telcos

Elon Musk’s Starlink broadband satellite business is talking to two Philippines-based telecom operators. The pair, namely Transpacific Broadband Group Int’l (TBGI) and fibre-optic broadband operator Converge ICT Solutions, are said to be looking to launch Starlink-based services in 2022, according to Bloomberg. The news comes on top of reports out of India that Musk has […]

November 3, 2021By Chris Forrester

TAP Digital Media Ventures, ABS sign distribution agreement

ABS, a global satellite operator and TAP Digital Media Ventures Corporation (TAPDMV) have signed a multi-channel, multi-year term contract on ABS-2. The distribution capacity agreement is on the ABS-2 East Hemi beam to deliver TAPDMV channels across the Philippines and other communities. Under this long-term contract, TAPDMV will leverage the ABS-2 premier video neighbourhood at […]

November 2, 2021

ABS Capital Partners participates in Series B funding round of IRIS.TV

ABS Capital Partners, a growth equity investor, has announced its participation in the Series B funding round of IRIS.TV, the video data platform. The new round of investment will enable IRIS.TV to accelerate the growth of its video data platform and API tools that enable video-level data targeting for Connected TV (CTV) and online video. […]

September 30, 2021

ABS wins Global Eagle IFE deal

In-Flight Connectivity and entertainment supplier Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has signed a capacity agreement with satellite operator ABS. ABS is officially headquartered in Bermuda but operates from Hong Kong. The company is owned by private equity firm Permira. Global Eagle has taken extra capacity on ABS-6 C-band, ABS-3A C-band and ABS-2 in Ku-band beams. GEE […]

May 11, 2021By Chris Forrester

Global Eagle Entertainment signs capacity extension with ABS

ABS, a global satellite operator announced today that Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE), the leading provider of high-speed connectivity and entertainment solutions for worldwide mobility markets, has renewed and expanded its multi-year, multi-transponder agreements for its growing demand for mobility connectivity capacity. Besides securing existing ABS capacity on ABS-6 C-band, ABS-3A C-band and ABS-2 Ku-band beams, […]

May 6, 2021

Telemedia partners with ABS

Telemedia, a broadcasting and teleport service provider in South Africa has partnered with ABS, a global satellite operator, to provide teleport services for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Under this agreement the companies are forming a strong alliance with ABS gaining a full suite of telecom services provided by Telemedia at its Johannesburg […]

February 1, 2021