Broadcasting

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

Sat IP Flow Chart

Industry Coalition Launched to Extend Role of Satellite Broadcasting

[Via Satellite 04-16-2015] Six leading satellite operators and manufacturers announced the formation of the SAT>IP Alliance at the 2015 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev. The partnership formalizes a coalition that was initiated last year to develop compatible hardware and software for the SAT>IP technology. The SAT>IP Alliance consists of SES, Hispasat, Panasonic, Nagra, ALi [...]

By | April 16, 2015

AREWA24 installers ready to point customer dishes to Eutelsat 16A satellite.

Hausa-Language Channel AREWA24 launches on Eutelsat 16A

[Via Satellite 04-16-2015] AREWA24, a 24-hour Free-to-Air (FTA) Hausa-language entertainment and lifestyle channel, has signed a multi-year capacity lease with Eutelsat Communications on the Eutelsat 16A satellite. Leveraging the satellite’s Ku-band footprint that sweeps across sub-Saharan Africa, AREWA24 aims to extend its reach to Hausa-speaking communities throughout Nigeria and the region, including Niger, Chad, Burkina [...]

By | April 16, 2015

Eutelsat

Televisa Renews and Expands Capacity on Eutelsat Satellites

[Via Satellite 04-14-2015] Televisa has renewed and increased capacity on three Eutelsat Communications satellites with coverage of the Americas. The multi-year, multi-transponder contract strengthening the longstanding relationship between Televisa and Eutelsat was announced at the NAB show in Las Vegas, Nev. The new contract, which includes distribution of HD content, increases capacity on the Eutelsat [...]

By | April 14, 2015

SES' VP of business development for North America discussing the company's 4K strategy at NAB

SES to Launch 4K Demo Channel in the United States this June

[Via Satellite 04-13-2015] SES is planning its Ultra-HD foray in the United States with the start of its first 24/7 pilot channel in the coming months. The channel would be based on technology the company is demonstrating through live and linear Ultra-HD broadcasts to a cable system at the 2015 NAB Conference and Exhibition currently [...]

By | April 13, 2015

ScheduALL Encompass Network

Intelsat, ScheduALL Launch Optimized Occasional Use Management Interface

[Via Satellite 04-13-2015] Intelsat and ScheduALL announced the successful implementation and launch of ScheduALL Connector to manage Occasional Use (OU). Using the ScheduALL Connector interface, Intelsat’s Strategic Sales Partners (SSPs) and media customers that use ScheduALL to manage their own assets can easily view Intelsat’s available capacity, quickly match it to their needs and reserve [...]

By | April 13, 2015

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