Broadcasting

Satellite phone service growth India

BSNL, TRAI want India to cut spectrum fee on satellite phone service

TRAI has issued a consultation paper to revise the spectrum charges on telecom operator BSNL that offers satellite based phone services. BSNL, a telecom operator...
Comcast Center in Philadelphia

Comcast secures over 75% of Sky’s shares

Comcast said it secured over 75 percent of Sky’s shares, bringing it closer to finalizing the $40 billion takeover of the British pay TV...
DTH operator market share India June 2018

DTH subscriber base in India reaches 69.37 million

India’s DTH subscriber base has increased to 69.37 million in the June quarter of 2018 from 67.53 million in March quarter. Dish TV has 42...
SES Networks connectivity

SES Networks satellite connectivity powers IBM Cloud customers

SES Networks said it is enabling satellite-based connectivity to IBM Cloud customers globally. SES Networks is using satellite-based connectivity to deliver an improved digital experience...
Comcast investment

Fox to sell 39% stake in Sky for $15 bn to Comcast

Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to sell its 39 percent stake in UK-based Pay-TV company Sky to US-based cable giant Comcast. The latest announcement will...
Comcast Center in Philadelphia

Comcast beats Fox with $40 bn bid for Sky

US-based Comcast is set to acquire UK-based pay-TV giant Sky after offering 30.6 billion pounds or $40 billion in an auction on Saturday --...
Sky for Comcast or Fox

Sky to be sold to Comcast or Fox via auction on Friday

European broadcasting company Sky will undergo an auction process to select the final bid from Comcast or Twenty-First Century Fox, Britain’s takeover regulator said. The...
flight experience

Inmarsat in pact with Panasonic for in-flight broadband business

British satellite company Inmarsat has joined hands with Japan’s Panasonic Avionics in providing in-flight broadband for commercial airlines. Inmarsat will become Panasonic’s exclusive provider of...
Hughes broadband satellite

Yahsat forms JV with Hughes for satellite broadband services

Yahsat, a satellite operator based in the UAE, and Hughes Network Systems, will form a joint venture to provide Ka-band satellite broadband services across Africa, the Middle...
Eutelsat and Arianespace

Eutelsat signs multiple-launch service deal with Arianespace

Eutelsat Communications has signed a multiple-launch service deal with Arianespace on the occasion of the World Satellite Business Week in Paris. The agreement covers five...
Intelsat for telecoms

Intelsat signs new satellite deal with Grupo Televisa

Intelsat announced a new deal with Grupo Televisa, a top multimedia company in Mexico, to use high-throughput (HTS) Ku-band beams on Intelsat 35e satellite...
tv

Eutelsat launches satellite-OTT delivery solution for broadcasters

Eutelsat Communications is launching Eutelsat CIRRUS, a satellite-OTT delivery solution, enabling broadcasters to offer seamless content experience across multiple screens. Eutelsat CIRRUS will provide a...
Twenty First Century Fox broadcasting

Fox invests $100 mn in social broadcasting platform Caffeine

Twenty First Century Fox has made $100 million investment in social broadcasting platform Caffeine. Stakes in Caffeine and a newly formed venture, Caffeine Studios, will...
Gilat VSAT

Gilat Satellite signs $18 mn deal for broadband in Russia

Gazprom Space Systems (GSS), an international satellite operator, and Gilat Satellite Networks, signed an $18 million contract to provide broadband connectivity across Russia. Gilat...
Pay TV subscribers US Q2 2018

Pay TV subscribers in US — report by Strategy Analytics

A recent Strategy Analytics report  on pay TV subscriber market has revealed the latest statistics on pay TV subscribers in the US.
Forecast on TV and Video Subscription and Ad Revenue

Forecast on consumer and advertising spend on TV and video

Global consumer and advertising spend on TV and video will grow from $490 billion in 2017 to $559 billion in 2022, a Strategy Analytics report...

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