Digital TV News: HISPASAT

HISPASAT to make Ultra HD channel available
Jul 25, 2013 – HISPASAT has announced that it will soon launch a dedicated channel in Ultra High Definition (Ultra HD). The channel, to be called Hispasat 4K, will be available for use by the television industry.
News categories: HISPASAT, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Satellite

HISPASAT makes first transmissions of second generation 3DTV
Jul 4, 2012 – HISPASAT has made the world's first demonstration of the JEDI television channel in 3D compatible with the MVC (Multiview Video Coding) format. With this format it's possible to transmit the same content in HD and 3D Full HD on the same signal.
News categories: HISPASAT, JEDI consortium, Digital TV, Satellite, VR

HISPASAT and Orbital Sign Contract for the Construction of Two New Amazonas Satellites
Jun 25, 2012 – Group HISPASAT and Orbital Sciences (NYSE:ORB) have signed a contract for the construction of two new satellites. Amazonas 4A and 4B will allow HISPASAT to meet the growing demand for satellite capacity, mainly for satellite television, in Latin America.
News categories: HISPASAT, Orbital Sciences, Content Distribution, Latin America, Satellite

Hispasat and Pittsburgh International Telecommunications Launch 'New Winds' DTH Platform on Amazonas-2 Satellite
Apr 21, 2011 – Hispasat and Pittsburgh International Telecommunications (PIT) have announced a partnership to launch a new DTH (direct-to-home) platform on Amazonas-2 called 'New Winds', as an alternative for the North American DTH market.
News categories: Hispasat, Pittsburgh International Telecommunications, Content Distribution, Digital TV, North America, Satellite

RRsat Launches Digital Satellite Platform for Latin American Market
Apr 7, 2011 – RRsat (NASDAQ: RRST) has announced its MCPC platform on Hispasat 1E. RRsat will broadcast content in SD, HD, and 3D to viewers in Latin America capable of receiving DTH digital television, and to DTT, DBS and cable TV operators.
News categories: RRsat, Hispasat, Lior Rival, Content Distribution, Latin America, Satellite

Movistar Venezuela launches DTH
Aug 20, 2008 – Movistar (Madrid:TEF)(NYSE:TEF) launched its Movistar TVDigital satellite TV service in Venezuela in the first week of August. The service offers three set-top box models, one of which has PVR functionality.
News categories: Movistar, TVdigital, Digital TV, DVR, Satellite, Venezuela

Portugal Telecom First quarter 2008 results
May 8, 2008 – At the end of 1Q08, Portugal Telecom (EuroNext Lisbon: PTC) (NYSE: PT) had a total base of 47 thousand pay-TV customers, having added 26 thousand subscribers during the quarter, more than doubling its customer base as at the end of 4Q07.
News categories: Portugal Telecom, Digital TV, DVR, IPTV, Mobile, Portugal, Results, Subscribers, Terrestrial

Portugal Telecom announces launch of satellite TV offer
Apr 2, 2008 – Portugal Telecom (PT) has announced the launch of its nationwide TV offer through satellite (DTH - direct to home), which will complement the existing IPTV offer.
News categories: Portugal Telecom, Conditional Access, Digital TV, DVR, Mobile, Portugal, Satellite