Broadcasting

Comcast revenue Q4 2018

Comcast revenue surges 26% to $27.8 billion in Q4

Broadcasting and cable major Comcast announced its revenue, EBITDA and net income for the fourth quarter of 2018. Comcast said its revenue rose 26.1 percent to $27.8...
Netflix subscriber growth

Why Netflix poses challenges to AT&T and Comcast

Netflix has set a revenue target of $4.494 billion from 148.16 million paid video subscribers in the first quarter of 2019 – posing challenges...
SK Telecom and Sinclair Broadcast

SK Telecom and Sinclair ink JV to tap broadcasting market

SK Telecom and Sinclair Broadcast announced their venture to tap the global broadcasting solutions market. The joint venture company will develop innovative broadcasting solutions based...

Swarm to pay $900,000 fine for launching satellites

US-based Swarm Technologies will pay a $900,000 fine for launching and operating four small experimental communications satellites, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said. The California-based start-up...
TRAI chairman

TRAI issues new cable and DTH price order

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) announced a new order for DTH broadcast and cable services sector. The order -- effective from December 29 --...
Gilat Internet from space

Gilat Satellite inks deal with Dish Mexico for broadband

Gilat Satellite Networks announced its deal with Dish Mexico for supplying Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c multi-service platform. Dish Mexico engineers will be deploying Gilat’s SkyEdge II-c...
tv

FCC aims to remove ban on merger among top TV networks

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the telecom regulator in the US, said it aims to reverse an old guideline that bars a merger among...
The Switch

The Switch selects Eutelsat for video network

The Switch, a provider of video switching and local fiber circuit services, has selected Eutelsat to provide satellite and fibre video contribution network to...
Gilat VSAT

Gilat Satellite wins disaster response contract in Japan

Gilat Satellite Networks has won a contract from the Local Authorities Satellite Communication (LASCOM), the Japanese government agency, for the delivery of the disaster...
Inside Secure growth

Inside Secure to buy Verimatrix for $143 mn to boost video security biz

Inside Secure, a security solutions company for mobile and connected devices, is set to buy Verimatrix in a deal valued at $143 million. Verimatrix, a...
GSAT 11 from ISRO

ISRO launches GSAT 11 satellite to improve broadband in India

ISRO has launched satellite GSAT 11 – targeting to improve broadband connectivity in India -- in the early hours of Wednesday from Kourou space...
Eutelsat for broadband services

MASMOVIL selects Eutelsat to power broadband

MASMOVIL, Spain’s fourth largest telecommunications operator, has selected Eutelsat to distribute broadband services to under-connected areas across the country via the KA-SAT satellite. KA-SAT satellite...
Dish chief digital officer Suma Nallapati

DISH appoints Suma Nallapati as chief digital officer

DISH Networks today announced the appointment of Suma Nallapati as chief digital officer. Suma Nallapati, who currently serves on Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s cabinet as secretary of Technology and state CIO,...
MediaKind for IPTV

Deutsche Telekom units select MediaKind for IPTV

Slovak Telekom and T-Mobile Czech Republic, members of Deutsche Telekom, selected MediaKind - the new brand identity for Ericsson Media Solutions, to power the...
DISH

DISH appoints Atilla Tinic as CIO

DISH announced the appointment of Atilla Tinic as chief information officer. Atilla Tinic joins DISH from CenturyLink, where he had served as SVP of IT....
HOTBIRD satellites deal

Eutelsat orders two new satellites from Airbus Defence

Eutelsat Communications announced it has placed orders for two new satellites from Airbus Defence and Space to replace the three existing HOTBIRD satellites at...

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