Digital TV News: Fransat

European satellite TV operators launch FreeTV Alliance at IBC 2014
Sep 12, 2014 – Three leading European free-to-air satellite TV operators – Fransat, Freesat, and Tivùsat – have come together to form the FreeTV Alliance. The Alliance aims to promote the harmonisation of satellite TV services and technology across Europe.
News categories: FreeTV Alliance, Alberto Sigismondi, Digital TV, France, IBC2022, Italy, Satellite, UK

Eutelsat and partners to show HbbTV-based Push VOD at IBC
Sep 8, 2014 – Eutelsat, MStar Semiconductor, Aston and Quadrille have announced that they have combined their skills to implement and validate Push Video-On-Demand (VOD) services using the HbbTV v2.0 standard.
News categories: Eutelsat, MStar Semi, Aston, Quadrille, Digital TV, HbbTV, IBC2022, Satellite, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Worldwide

FRANSAT and ASTON launch CI+ 1.3 CAM module
Sep 12, 2013 – The FRANSAT CI+ CAM module manufactured by ASTON under the name 'MINISAT ® HD Easy' allows reception of the French FRANSAT satellite service on a wide selection of televisions incorporating the CI+ 1.3 standard.
News categories: ASTON, FRANSAT, CAM, France, Satellite, Smart TV

NEOTION and FRANSAT launch HbbTV tablet
Jun 5, 2013 – Eutelsat's subsidiary FRANSAT together with NEOTION have developed an Hbb Tablet. The tablet accesses HbbTV content as a 'companion screen' via a Bluetooth connection from NEOTION's CI PLUS BlueBridge CAM module attached to the TV.
News categories: FRANSAT, NEOTION, ANGA COM, CAM, Digital TV, France, HbbTV, Satellite, Tablet

FRANSAT, Samsung and NEOTION break new ground for satellite TV reception in France
Apr 10, 2012 – FRANSAT, Samsung (Seoul: 005930) and NEOTION have announced that they have integrated a satellite receiver and a DTT module for FRANSAT into Samsung TVs from its 2012 range. The pack comprises a NEOTION decryption module and an access card for reception of FRANSAT.
News categories: NEOTION, FRANSAT, Samsung, CAM, Digital TV, France, Satellite, Smart TV

Fransat TV Platform Now Delivering DTT Channels to 1.6 Million TVs in France
Dec 15, 2011 – With analogue switch-off in France completed on 29 November, Eutelsat's FRANSAT service is firmly anchored as a key digital platform delivering national free-to-air channels to viewers beyond the range of over-the-air, cable or ADSL reception.
News categories: FRANSAT, Eutelsat, Digital TV, France, Market Research, Satellite, Set Top Box

FRANSAT set-top box shipments reach 800,000
Jan 27, 2011 – Eutelsat (Paris: ETL) subsidiary, FRANSAT, has reported that over 800,000 set-top-boxes have been shipped to receive Digital Terrestrial TV (DTT) channels by satellite via the FRANSAT platform.
News categories: FRANSAT, Eutelsat, Digital TV, France, Market Research, Satellite, Set Top Box

Satellite TV reception in Europe, North Africa and Middle-East shows continued strong take-up
Sep 15, 2010 – Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has announced the key highlights of its two-yearly survey of television reception by satellite and cable homes.
News categories: Eutelsat, Bulgaria, Cable TV, Czech Republic, Digital TV, Europe, Germany, Hungary, IPTV, Italy, Market Research, Middle-East, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Satellite, Spain, Terrestrial, UK

FRANSAT, Free DTT Via Satellite Offering, Launches across France
Jun 29, 2009 – Eutelsat (Euronext Paris: ETL) has announced the full commercial launch of FRANSAT, the new service giving satellite access in metropolitan France to all French free DTT (Digital Terrestrial Television) channels.
News categories: FRANSAT, Eutelsat, Digital TV, France, Satellite, Set Top Box, Terrestrial