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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

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

EC confirms Spain DTT aid broke rules

The European Commission has concluded that the aid received by terrestrial operators for the digitisation and extension of the terrestrial television network in remote areas of Spain was against EU State aid rules. Following the annulment of a 2013 Commission decision, the additional investigation has confirmed that, between 2005 and 2008, the operators of terrestrial […]

June 10, 2021By Colin Mann

Spain: DTT loses ground

The growth of IPTV and satellite TV has seen DTT significantly decline as the main TV distribution system, going from 60.3 per cent of households which were watching daily TV via terrestrial in 2016 to 41.1 per cent in 2020, according to a report from SES Astra Spain. The report reveals a solid growth in […]

April 6, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid