Akasaka, Tokyo Japan

Sky Perfect JSAT Chooses Site for Internationally Focused Subsidiary

[Via Satellite 04-28-2015] Sky Perfect JSAT Corporation has identified Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo as the location for WakuWaku Japan, the company’s recently announced subsidiary, which is scheduled for establishment on May 1. WakuWaku Japan is tasked with delivering Japanese content to overseas audiences, and is 100-percent owned by Sky Perfect JSAT Corporation. Masafumi Kawanishi, has been [...]

By | April 28, 2015

Hong Kong

Satellite Players Search for New Frontiers in Asia

Asia is a mix of local operators competing against the likes of Intelsat, Eutelsat and SES among others that have also targeted the region for growth. There are a number of big DTH markets in the region such

By | April 28, 2015

Swee Lin Liew

Astro CCO: 4k Is Not Far Away in Malaysia

VIA SATELLITE: With customers viewing content in different ways, how is this impacting Astro's strategy when bringing new products and services to customers? What was the key product/service launch of

By | April 28, 2015

Via Satellite Asia 2015 - English

Ready or Not, Here Comes 4K

Move over 3-D because the next big thing is nearly here. Some might not want to accept this, but it is a fact: Ultra-HD will be a reality. How else would you explain the Tokyo 2020 program? Japan will be

By | April 28, 2015

Pico Digital Headquarters

Pico Digital to Purchase IDC’s Broadcast Products Business

[Via Satellite 04-27-2015] Pico Digital has entered an agreement to acquire the broadcast products business of International Datacasting (IDC). The acquisition includes IDC’s product portfolio, customers, and supplier relationships. Most of IDC’s employees are expected to join Pico Digital once the acquisition closes, which is anticipated in June 2015, subject to approval from IDC’s shareholders. [...]

By | April 27, 2015

Vandenberghe Skyline Communications

Skyline Communications Appoints New Leadership

[Via Satellite 04-24-2015] Skyline Communications has appointed new executives to the roles of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Technical Officer (CTO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), along with several other appointments. Ben Vandenberghe takes the helm as CEO, having focused mainly on sales, marketing and product management for broadcast, satellite, cable, telco and mobile ecosystems [...]

By | April 24, 2015

KVH TracVision

KVH Introduces TracVision TV8 Antenna

[Via Satellite 04-22-2015] KVH Industries has released a new antenna system for satellite TV out at sea. The fully stabilized 81-cm (32-inch) diameter TracVision TV8 antenna system enables satellite television for maritime customers such as yacht owners, commercial fishing vessels, tankers and others. Compatible with most Ku-band services, the system supports DirecTV, Dish Network, Dish [...]

By | April 22, 2015

Baku 2015 European Games

Azercosmos Selected for Satellite Services at Baku 2015 Games

[Via Satellite 04-20-2015] The Baku 2015 European Games has appointed Azercosmos as an official supporter and supplier of broadcast telecommunication satellite services. The company is tasked with transmitting the games to billions of television viewers globally. Azercosmos will supply a Satellite Newsgathering (SNG) truck to relay the feed from Mingachevir, Azerbaijan to the international broadcasting [...]

By | April 20, 2015

DataPath, Vislink Partner to Provide Cellular Bonding Technology for Broadcasting

[Via Satellite 04-17-2015] DataPath, a provider of remote field communications solutions to the aerospace, government, broadcast, and infrastructure markets, announced a new partnership with Vislink, a service provider in the collection, transmission, and management of high quality video and data from the field to the point of usage. This partnership will allow DataPath to offer [...]

By | April 17, 2015

Samsung's Executive Vice President for North America, Joe Stinziano, introduces UHD Alliance at CES 2015

UHD Alliance Moves Closer to Unifying Industry Approach

[Via Satellite 04-16-2015] The Ultra High Definition Alliance (UHD Alliance) is coming to make sure Ultra-HD makes it to a screen near you and with lasting power. As 4K looks to take over HD and enter the mainstream as a newer, clearer and more sensational way of delivering media to consumers, companies across the industry [...]

By | April 16, 2015

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