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Intelsat satellite business

Intelsat selects Maxar and Northrop Grumman for new satellites

Intelsat today revealed it has selected Maxar Technologies and Northrop Grumman, US-based manufacturers, for supplying new satellites. The selection of Maxar Technologies and Northrop Grumman...
SES-20 and SES-21 satellites

SES selects Northrop Grumman and Boeing to deliver satellites

SES has selected two US-based satellite manufacturers -- Northrop Grumman and Boeing -- to deliver four new satellites. The selection is part of the company’s...
China Beidou

China’s Beidou navigation network takes on US-owned GPS

The Chinese Beidou navigation network – with an investment of $10 billion -- will be complete this month when its final satellite goes into...
Intelsat for telecoms

Intelsat CellBackhaul launched targeting 4G and 5G operators

Intelsat has launched Intelsat CellBackhaul, a cellular backhaul managed service, targeting mobile operators to enhance 4G and 5G broadband coverage in America. Deployment of Intelsat...
AT&T campaign

AT&T shuts down DirecTV subscription business in Venezuela

AT&T said on Tuesday it was shutting its DirecTV subscription access to Venezuela due to U.S. sanctions. DirecTV was the country’s most popular television service,...
Intelsat Epic satellite platform

Intelsat files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Satellite operator Intelsat has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, making it the latest casualty of severe business disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
Eutelsat satellites for maritime coverage

Eutelsat wins contract from Telenor Maritime

Eutelsat Communications has won a multi-year contract from Telenor Maritime to provide Ku coverage on a regional basis for sailing areas in Europe, Trans-Atlantic...
Smart TV channels

Will STB price dip in India as TRAI suggests interoperability?

TRAI has recommended that all DTH and cable Set-top-boxes (STBs) provided to the television customers must support interoperability. Industry estimates that 197 million households in...
Juniper Networks India

VPRO deploys Juniper solutions to modernize data center

Juniper Networks announced that VPRO, a broadcasting company in the Netherlands, has deployed its solutions to modernize its data center network. VPRO has deployed QFX Series switches and EX Series Ethernet...
Comcast investment

Comcast to buy free streaming service Xumo

Comcast has agreed to buy Xumo, an advertising-supported free streaming service that comes pre-installed on smart televisions. Financial terms of the acquisition weren’t disclosed. Comcast paid...
Comtech CEO Fred Kornberg

Comtech to buy Israel-based Gilat Satellite for $532 mn

Comtech Telecommunications announced it agreed to buy Israel-based Gilat Satellite in a deal valued at approximately $532.5 million. The combined revenue of Comtech and Gilat...
Smart TV channels

TV channel tariff regulation is neutral for MSOs and negative for broadcasters

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) changes to the tariff and interconnection regulation are neutral for multiple system operators (MSOs) and negative for broadcasters,...
tv

TRAI issues new guideline for broadcasting and cable services

Telecom regulator TRAI has decided to introduce caps on discount in prices of bouquets, stipulating that the sum of the a-la-carte rates of pay...

Gilat wins $5 million order from Global Eagle Entertainment

Gilat Satellite Networks subsidiary Wavestream has received an order from Global Eagle Entertainment for approximately $5 million for its Ku-band 25W High-Power Transceiver (HPT)...
tv

TRAI aims new policy on inter-operability of cable and DTH STBs

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released a consultation paper to seek views on policy formulation with regard to inter-operability of cable...
Eutelsat for broadband services

Eutelsat launches satellite-based IoT connectivity service

Eutelsat Communications announced the launch of a satellite-based IoT connectivity service – on the eve of the IOT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona. Eutelsat IoT...

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