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OneWeb satellite

Hughes to invest $50 mn in consortium that will acquire OneWeb

Hughes Network Systems will invest $50 million in the consortium that will acquire OneWeb out of bankruptcy. The winning consortium is led by the U.K....
SES Networks connectivity

SES wins channel distribution deal from BBC Studios

BBC Studios and its subsidiary UKTV have selected SES to manage the playout and distribution of over 50 linear channels, and their associated video...
OneWeb satellite

Shravin Mittal shines as Bharti wins bid for satellite firm OneWeb

Bharti Enterprises announced that a UK Government consortium led by Bharti Enterprises has won the bid for OneWeb. Shravin Bharti Mittal, son of Sunil Mittal,...
Sunil Mittal

Bharti Enterprises bidding for satellite firm OneWeb?

Sunil Mittal-led Bharti Enterprises is bidding for UK-based bankrupt satellite firm OneWeb, Bloomberg reports. The offer is learnt to have the backing of the UK government,...
Liquid Telecom store

Intelsat inks satellite deal with Liquid Telecom

Intelsat announced an extension of its partnership with Liquid Telecom to support its VSAT service. Intelsat, according to the four-year deal, will deliver Liquid Telecom’s...
Smart TV channels

TRAI app enables users to select and modify TV channel plans

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has launched a channel selector app enabling TV subscribers to select and modify TV channel subscription plans. Four...
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

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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...

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