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Newsmax launching in Europe via M7

Luxembourg-based M7 Group, owned by Canal+, has announced a long-term satellite and OTT distribution agreement with US-based, conservative news channel Newsmax. Newsmax is the #4 rated news channel in the US and is available in 52 million pay-TV homes in the country through major providers including DirecTV, Dish, Comcast, Verizon and more. It is also […]

May 11, 2022Nick Snow @ ANGA COM

Discovery extends SES deal for TELE 5

Discovery Deutschland has extended its existing partnership with SES, securing long-term satellite capacity for the distribution of its movie channel TELE 5 HD on the SES’s prime TV neighbourhood at ASTRA 19.2 degrees East. The channel continues to be available free-to-air in standard definition and in high definition on HD+, SES’s German media platform. As […]

February 21, 2022By Chris Forrester

M7, Barrandov satellite distribution deal

Luxembourg-based M7 Group, owned by Canal+, has concluded a long-term agreement with Czech broadcaster TV Barrandov for the ASTRA 23.5 satellite distribution of TV Barrandov, Kino Barrandov and Barrandov Krimi. The TV Barrandov channels will broadcast as of today via the M7 platform at ASTRA 23.5 East with dedicated EPG positions in the line-up of […]

December 22, 2021

MeeVu welcomes new operators from Eastern Europe

MeeVu, a new B2B multi-tenant OTT PaaS powered by UniqCast, is welcoming new operators from Eastern Europe MeeVu offers network operators from Eastern Europe the opportunity to launch multiscreen, interactive TV and bring added value to their customers. Leveraging UniqCast technology that provides live TV, catch-up TV, on-demand video, 4K content, and multitenant capabilities MeeVu […]

December 20, 2021

Astra 1D, AsiaSat 3S go to graveyard orbits

Research from satellite-watcher Dr. D.S. Kelso at CeresTrak says that the past few days have been busy for the technicians at SES Astra and AsiaSat. Kelso says that Astra 1D has been shifted from its geostationary orbit to a higher ‘graveyard’ orbit as it reached the end of its operational life earlier in November. Astra […]

November 30, 2021By Chris Forrester

SES orders two ASTRA satellites

SES has ordered two replacement satellites for its prime orbital slot at 19.2 degrees East and will serve 118 million homes across Europe and beyond. Luxembourg-based SES says the two geostationary (GEO) Ku-band satellites will be for its prime orbital slot at 19.2 degrees East to maintain the premium services it provides to its European […]

November 18, 2021By Chris Forrester

SES secures renewal of HSE transmissions

Home shopping channels from HSE have renewed and extended their broadcast contracts with SES. A new multi-year contract that secures additional capacity for the organisation to broadcast its three TV channels including HSE SD, HSE HD and HSE Trend on SES’s satellites in its prime TV neighbourhood at Astra 19.2 degrees East. Reaching up to […]

November 10, 2021By Chris Forrester

M7 signs agreement with TV OSEM

Luxembourg-based M7 Group, owned by Canal+, has concluded a multi-year agreement with Slovakia-based lifestyle channel TV OSEM for the free-to-air satellite distribution in HD via the M7 platform on Astra 23.5 East. Since 2010, TV OSEM provides Slovak and Czech viewers with programming focusing on health, lifestyle, music, folklore and esoteric topics. In order to […]

November 10, 2021

SES adds HD+ IP for Germany

SES has announced it will launch HD+ IP, a new streaming service in Germany that will provide subscribers with access to 50 HD channels and a library of VoD content without the need for a satellite, cable or DVB-T2 TV connection. Launching in December, the new HD+ IP streaming service will expand SES’s addressable market […]

November 8, 2021By Chris Forrester

Shop LC channel on SES

Shop LC GmbH, a subsidiary of VGL Global, has partnered with SES in a new multi-year agreement to broadcast its live commerce channel. Shop LC will be using SES’s satellites to reach millions of satellite TV households across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Shop LC delivers a premium shopping experience featuring a curated range of jewellery, […]

November 2, 2021