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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,...

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)...

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...
AT&T campaign

AT&T explores options to sell DirecTV as revenue pressure mounts

AT&T is exploring its options for selling DirecTV after spending $49 billion for buying the satellite TV company four years ago, The Wall Street Journal...

IBC 2019: ZTE unveils two broadcasting innovations

At International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2019, ZTE has announced a number of broadcasting technology innovations. One of them, the far-field 4K AI STB S200 integrates smart...
TiVo for video entertainment delivery

TiVo signs several deals to improve entertainment experience

TiVo has recently announced several deals with leading telecom service providers and cable television operators to improve their entertainment experience to customers. Liberty Latin America Liberty...
Eutelsat for broadband services

Eutelsat wins satellite deal from Orby TV

Eutelsat Americas has won a multi-transponder deal from Orby TV for capacity on the Eutelsat 117 West A satellite. Orby TV recently launched its affordable...
CommScope PT-SH700A

CommScope to provide set-tops to SKY Perfect JSAT

SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, a leading pay television operator in Japan, has selected CommScope to provide set-tops for its SKY PerfecTV! Premium Service. CommScope said...
EchoStar Hughes

Optus selects Hughes satellite platform for expansion

Hughes Network Systems announced that Optus Satellite has selected the Hughes JUPITER System as its satellite platform to offer services to its customers. Optus Satellite...
NTT Docomo to exit from India

Gilat wins satellite backhaul deal from NTT Docomo to expand LTE

Gilat Satellite Networks has won a deal from Japan’s NTT Docomo for the deployment of LTE satellite backhaul to expand its LTE network coverage. Gilat...
Airtel Xstream management team

Airtel launches digital entertainment platform Xstream

Airtel announced the launch of Airtel Xstream that offers popular digital entertainment content across TV, PC and smartphone. Airtel Xstream offers satellite TV channels, movies and...

DTH players to face profit issues due to TRAI guidelines

TRAI’s latest tariff and interconnection regulations will need 6-8 more months for effective implementation due to challenges in revenue sharing between multiple system operators...
Gilat Internet in Peru

Gilat Satellite starts delivery of internet services in Peru

Gilat Satellite Networks announced the start of delivery of broadband internet services to over half a million people in the three regions of Peru. Gilat...



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