Evertz to the rescue

Australian systems integrator Quinto Communications recently supplied Australia’s SBS Television with an Evertz MVP3000 Multiview display processor system for transmission monitoring at its Sydney Broadcast Centre.

Unusual antenna installation

Jampro Antennas, Inc, a manufacturer and designer of radio frequency components and antennas for radio and television transmission has announced the successful installation and commissioning of a custom designed, digital television transmission antenna for CFAP-DT, a French language broadcaster located in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Global satellite industry denounces UNIDROIT protocol

The European Satellite Operators’ Association (ESOA), the US Satellite Industry Association (SIA), the Space Industry Association of Australia, the Canadian Satellite and Space Industry Forum, the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia and the Global VSAT Forum today voiced continued satellite industry opposition to the UNIDROIT Space Assets Protocol to the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, which was approved today at a UNIDROIT diplomatic conference in Berlin.

African TV distributed in Europe

Satellite company SES has signed a capacity and uplink agreement with Netherlands-based Scope Media TV for the free-to-air distribution of African Television (AFTV) via its ASTRA satellite at the 23.5 degrees East orbital position (12,168 MHz vertical polarisation) covering Europe.

SatCom Africa 2012

Boosting access to cost-effective Internet across Africa, improving network infrastructure to aid future technology deployments, as well as increasing broadband and delivering affordable mobile TV have been identified by Chief Technology Officers, Chief Operating Officers and Technical Directors as some of the challenges for this year.

Yahsat and Newtec agreement

UAE-based satellite operator Yahsat, has announced that it is to implement Newtec’s FlexACM technology for its high-speed, Ka-band IP trunking service.

Production solutions at CABSAT

Grass Valley will demonstrate new additions to its product range at the 2012 CABSAT exhibition scheduled for 28 February to 1 March at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. On hand will be solutions fitting the requirements of customers in the sport, live and news production areas, as well as those in the playout domain.

ITU to tackle satellite jamming

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has applauded an International Telecommunication Union (ITU) move to allow governments to take "necessary actions" when foreign powers deliberately interfere with satellite transmissions.

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.

DVB-T2 solution

T-VIPS, a leader in professional video contribution and distribution solutions, has announced the launch of the TNS547 DTT Monitor for DVB-T and DVB-T2 Networks, which provides true end-to-end monitoring for DVB-T and DVB-T2 operators.
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