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Venezuela offers free DTH

Venezuela’s government is broadcasting 27 national and international TV channels (and 10 radio services) on a free-to-view DTH service. Conatel, the nation’s National telecommunications Commission, announced the project and described it as “the new way of watching television”. However, although content viewing will be completely free, users must buy a Set Top Box converter ($29) […]

November 22, 2021By Chris Forrester

France 24 renews AsiaSat 5 distribution

France 24 has renewed a multi-year service agreement with Asia Satellite Telecommunications (AsiaSat) to continue distribution of France 24’s HD and SD television services in the Asia-Pacific on AsiaSat 5. The news services, transmitting in free-to-air, include France 24’s English HD TV channel, English SD and French SD TV channels, addressing both French and English […]

July 27, 2021

SES secures multiple PBS renewals

SES has confirmed the signing of multi-year capacity agreements totalling over €66 million in backlog with multiple public broadcasters in Europe throughout 2020,  whch it says will “enable millions of satellite TV households across Europe to continue watching SD and HD content delivered with world-class reliability”. The public broadcasters who have signed contracts directly with […]

February 22, 2021By Chris Forrester