Digital TV News: ORB

MySat launches bouquet of Arabic TV channels on AsiaSat 9 for Australia
May 23, 2024 – AsiaSat has signed an agreement with MySat to provide managed distribution services in Australia, on AsiaSat 9 at 122°E, for MySat's Direct-To-Home (DTH) bouquet of Arabic TV channels.
News categories: AsiaSat, MySat, Roger Tong, Gregg Creevey, Australia, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Satellite

Eutelsat reports results for the period ended 31 March 2024
May 14, 2024 – Eutelsat (Paris/London: ETL) has reported results to end-March 2024. In the quarter, video revenues amounted to €160.2 million, down 4.9% YoY, in line with the broader market trend.
News categories: Eutelsat, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Results, Satellite, Worldwide

SES Ethiosat delivering content to 95% of TV homes in Ethiopia
May 14, 2024 – SES has announced that its Ethiosat platform at 57°E now delivers content to 17 million TV households in Ethiopia, up 7 million compared to 2022, with its reach penetration growing to 95%.
News categories: SES S.A, Norbert Hölzle, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Ethiopia, Satellite

SES to acquire Intelsat
Apr 30, 2024 – SES is to acquire Intelsat through the purchase of 100% of the equity of Intelsat Holdings for a cash consideration of $3.1 billion (€2.8 billion) and certain contingent value rights.
News categories: SES S.A., Intelsat, Adel Al-Saleh, David Wajsgras, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Satellite, Worldwide

EUTELSAT 36D satellite successfully launched
Mar 31, 2024 – Eutelsat (Paris/London:ETL) has announced the launch of EUTELSAT 36D. For video delivery, the satellite includes 70 Ku-band transponders, and will replace EUTELSAT 36B at 36°E later this year.
News categories: Eutelsat, Eva Berneke, Africa, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Middle-East, Satellite

iKO Media Group launches eSports package with Eutelsat
Mar 11, 2024 – iKO Media Group is launching a sports TV package, eCLUTCH, consisting of 10 eSports and gaming channels, at Eutelsat's 16°E, HOTBIRD 13°E and 7/8°W orbital positions.
News categories: Eutelsat, iKO Media Group, DigitAlb, Laurence Delpy, Arnaud Verlhac, Eglinor Ramaj, Albania, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Middle-East, Satellite

Télédiffusion d’Algérie expands offering on EUTELSAT 7 West A
Feb 15, 2024 – Eutelsat (Paris, London:ETL) has announced that Télédiffusion d’Algérie (TDA) has increasd its capacity on EUTELSAT 7 West A, consolidating its TV and radio channels at 7/8° West.
News categories: Eutelsat, Télédiffusion d’Algérie, Laurence Delpy, Algeria, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Satellite

Eutelsat ends operations on EUTELSAT 113 West A
Feb 2, 2024 – Eutelsat (Paris/London: ETL) has confirmed that, following an anomaly on its EUTELSAT 113 West A satellite, it has ceased operations on the satellite.
News categories: Eutelsat, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Latin America, North America, Satellite

Kanal D selects Hellas Sat for satellite distribution in Romania
Oct 27, 2023 – Kanal D has signed an agreement with Hellas Sat for the satellite distribution of KANAL D TV in Romania, securing distribution of its TV signals to all operators in the country.
News categories: Hellas Sat, Kanal D, Christodoulos Protopapas, Ugur Yesil, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Romania, Satellite