Advanced Television


SES rescues 5G satellite constellation

Back on March 17th, it was reported that the Luxembourg government had mislaid an application from Luxembourg Space Telecommunications (LST) to create a 62-satellite constellation (Cleosat) of low Earth orbiting satellites. The initial request was made back in 2015 but sometime subsequently LST corporately vanished into thin air. SES Astra has stepped into the breach […]

May 12, 2022

RTL Play gets new apps from Alteox

Alteox, a digital media and ICT consulting company specialising in the development of White Label ICT and VoD products, has developed several new applications for RTL Luxembourg’s streaming service RTL Play expanding its distribution to new OTT platforms globally. RTL Play, the audio and video platform for Luxembourg, is the home of all RTL TV […]

May 3, 2022

Euronews launches new apps with Alteox

Alteox, the Luxembourg-based digital media, VoD, and SmartTV App development company, has announced its partnership with Euronews under which the technology provider has developed and launched two digital products for the news broadcaster. The products are an application for Linux’s operated STBs (B2B2C) and an Android TV application for the Google Play store (B2C). The […]

April 20, 2022

Report: Amazon Channels struggle in Europe

Despite being available in Europe for almost five years, Amazon Channels remains somewhat unknown in the European OTT landscape, suggests a report from Dataxis. Originally launched in May 2017 in the UK and Germany, the service experienced two waves of expansion across 2019 with France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, and at the end of 2020 […]

April 12, 2022

ITU toughens up on late satellites

It might be logical to think that coming out of a two year pandemic – which saw staff and logistical problems for satellite operators and the companies building their new satellites – might offer a reasonable excuse for missing launch deadlines. ‘Not so’, implies the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). The ITU has firmly rejected applications […]

March 28, 2022

Luxembourg: Disney TVoD content on PostTV

A catalogue of Disney films is now available to the PostTV subscribers via their STBs and its service through a new distribution deal brokered by Alteox Media Consulting, the exclusive content provider and technical VoD partner of POST Luxembourg. The movies – fully localised in German and French languages, on top of the original […]

March 2, 2022

Intelsat calls EGM in Luxembourg for Feb 8

Intelsat has called an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of shareholders in Luxembourg on February 8th which covers its Intelsat SA business. Intelsat says the EGM will: “Approve the sale and transfer of the entire issued share capital of Intelsat Holdings SA (‘Holdings’), being an indirect subsidiary of the Company, by Intelsat Investment Holdings Sàrl (‘Investment […]

February 1, 2022By Chris Forrester

SES launches X-band service platform

Satellite operator SES has launched an X-band service platform from its Government Services division. It is being operated via a partnership with Luxembourg-based GovSat and Network Innovations. The system is called tactiXs. The full end-to-end managed service is said to provide practical, cost-effective solutions to mission parameters by allowing the customer to purchase a volume-based […]

January 14, 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

Luxembourg invests in NorthStar

Luxembourg, the domicile of satellite giants SES and Intelsat, has announced that its Luxembourg Future Fund (LFF) will invest in Canada’s NorthStar Earth & Space. The new investment will build on the partnership between Luxembourg’s Ministry of the Economy and the Canadian-based company. NorthStar claims to be the first commercial service aiming at monitoring space […]

December 21, 2021By Chris Forrester