Broadcasting

Gilat VSAT

Gilat wins deal from SKY for mobility and fixed broadband

Gilat Satellite Networks announced its deal with SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation (JSAT) for its new mobility and fixed broadband service in Japan. The project is...
Hughes broadband satellite

Hughes signs contract with Indian oils cos IOCL, BPCL and HPCL

Hughes Communications India announced its deal with state-owned oil companies such as Indian Oil (IOCL), Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL). IOCL, BPCL and...
African smartphone user image by pri .org

Q-KON selects Intelsat to launch broadband in Africa

Global satellite communications company Intelsat announced its deal with Q-KON to launch broadband services in Africa. IntelsatOne Flex platform will enable Q-KON to deploy broadband that...
Eutelsat Gary Donnan

Eutelsat names Gary Donnan as chief innovation officer

Eutelsat Communications announced the appointment of Gary Donnan as chief innovation officer. Gary Donnan will be reporting to Eutelsat CEO Rodolphe Belmer. Paris-headquartered Eutelsat said Gary...
Mobile-users-in-Africa

Intelsat makes investment in Africa Mobile Networks

Satellite communications company Intelsat has made a strategic investment in Africa Mobile Networks (AMN). The purpose of the undisclosed investment is to accelerate the deployment...
flight experience

Intelsat targets in-flight broadband business with FlexExec

Satellite communications company Intelsat has launched FlexExec to assist service providers to deliver in-flight broadband connectivity to business jets. FlexExec’s broadband services are accessible via...
Verimatrix STB solutions

Verimatrix wins contract from Hathway Cable

Verimatrix has won a contract from Hathway Cable & Datacom, a MSO and cable broadband service provider in India, to supply its Video Content Authority...
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...

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