Satellite & Transmission

Satellite & Transmission

Satellite links to Africa get a boost

Orange, the key brand of France Telecom, is uprating its IP services over satellite to the African continent with Newtec Elevation modems and FlexACM® technology.

2014 Eutelsat TV award winners

The Eutelsat TV Awards, which celebrate excellence and innovation in thematic satellite television, took place on 28 November...

How Nigeria can succeed in digital migration – EutelSat boss

What can African countries in general and Nigeria in particular, do to meet up with the digital switch-over? As you know, digital migration is something...

HD kids channel in Southeast Asia

Cartoon Network HD has become the first high definition (HD) children's channel in Southeast Asia, after a deal with GlobeCast to deliver the channel via its capacity on the MEASAT-3 satellite.

Expansion of DTH and DTT applications will continue to benefit African viewers

The role of satellites on the African continent has evolved significantly since Intelsat began providing capacity in 1965...

Ethiopia to liberalise VSAT market

The international satellite communications sector has applauded the Ethiopian government’s recent decision to strategically liberalise its VSAT market and it is encouraging the national administration to continue to implement regulatory reforms that facilitate cost-effective delivery of Internet, voice and data communications needed for famine relief and other vital services.

Orad Kronomav K2 robotised curved dolly

Orad and Kronomav have collaborated on the creation of a robotized, curved dolly, an addition to Orad’s Virtual Studio and Augmented Reality systems. Broadcasters have long expressed the need to incorporate curved dollies...

Uplink signals for Olympics

Significant strides forward have been made since the announcement at IBC in September 2011 of the introduction of Carrier ID in advance of the London 2012 Olympic Games in order...

American access for Trace Sports HD

GlobeCast has signed a contract with broadcaster Trace to broadcast its new high-definition channel, Trace Sports HD, on the NSS-806 satellite. Thanks to this new coverage, Trace Sports HD will enter the region with strong growth in the pay-TV sector and have access to a potential audience of 18 million DTH and cable homes in North, Central, and South America.

New DVB-S2 platform launches

SatLink Communications Ltd. has entered into a partnership with Telesat to deliver TV programming to Latin America on a new Ku-band MCPC DVB-S2 platform utilising...
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