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


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

AsiaSat 5

TV5 Monde to Launch Style HD Channel for Asia Pacific on AsiaSat 5

[Via Satellite 04-13-2015] Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company (AsiaSat) has signed an agreement for the launch of TV5 Monde Style HD, a new lifestyle channel from its long-term customer TV5 Monde on the AsiaSat 5 satellite at 100.5 degrees east. This new thematic channel has already started 24-hour transmissions featuring programs on fashion, luxury and design [...]

By | April 13, 2015

Low Noise Block (LNBs): C band. Norsat

Norsat Introduces New High Performance LNB

[Via Satellite 04-13-2015] Norsat International, announced the launch of the 5000 Series Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) Low Noise Block (LNBs) Downconverter, a new product family designed for high-end broadcast applications including Digital Broadcast Video (DBV), Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) broadband, military satcom, point-of-sale, and oil and gas. Available in standard and extended frequencies, the 5000 [...]

By | April 13, 2015

Cairo, Egypt cityscape

Pay-TV Operators Propelling MENA HD Growth

[Via Satellite 04-07-2015] High Definition (HD) channels are giving pay-TV operators in the Middle East a growing competitive edge in a market largely dominated by Free-to-Air (FTA) broadcasts, according Arab Advisors Group. The research firm identified HD channels as one of the most important factors fueling satellite broadcasting throughout the region. According to Arab Advisor’s [...]

By | April 7, 2015

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