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EUTELSAT 65 West A now fully functional

Satellite Editor 02-05-2016
The EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite, launched on 9 March, is now fully powered up and ready for service across Brazil and Latin America.

Leading US pay-TV firms maintain grip

Pay-TV Joseph O'Halloran 02-05-2016
The leading six pay-TV services in the US maintained their overall subscriber numbers, with a net quarterly gain of 33,000 in the first quarter of 2016, says the latest informitv Multiscreen Index.

Olympusat unveils Cinco de Mayo slate

Programming Joseph O'Halloran 02-05-2016
Spanish-language TV network specialist Olympusat is to launch a range of ‘culturally relevant’ programming for the Cinco de Mayo festival.

Lionsgate and FOX Networks Group ink LATAM distribution deal

Deals Michelle Clancy 02-05-2016
Lionsgate and FOX Networks Group (FNG) Latin America have inked an agreement through which Lionsgate will supply its premium first-run films for FNG's pay-TV and basic cable channels.


DIRECTV adds free streaming to NFL Sunday Ticket

Programming Michelle Clancy 02-05-2016
DIRECTV has added streaming for every live out-of-market regular season NFL game every Sunday afternoon during the 2016-2017 season.

FreeCast debuts Select TV white-label streaming

OTT Michelle Clancy 02-05-2016
FreeCast’s Rabbit TV Plus has launched Select TV, a multiscreen streaming service.

Hisense adds ICFLIX app to smart TVs in MENA

VOD Rebecca Hawkes 02-05-2016
Video-on-demand (VOD) service ICFLIX is spreading its reach across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) after being added to the apps pre-loaded on Hisense smart TVs in the region.

beIN secures Wimbledon TV rights for MENA

Programming Rebecca Hawkes 02-05-2016
Qatar-based broadcaster beIN has won the exclusive rights to broadcast Wimbledon across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), completing its collection of all four Grand Slam tennis events.

China Digital TV, Hubei Radio & Television embark on virtual reality project

Infrastructure Rebecca Hawkes 02-05-2016
Conditional access and cloud-based applications developer China Digital TV has teamed up with Hubei Radio & Television Information Network for virtual reality (VR) services for TV subscribers.

Thaicom to carry Somaliland National TV programmes

Satellite Rebecca Hawkes 02-05-2016
Somaliland National Television (SLNTV) has sealed a deal to lease satellite capacity on Thaicom 5 as well as contracting the Asian operator to design, install and commission an uplink facility.

Tigo sets date for completion of cable digitalisation in Paraguay

Cable Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 02-05-2016
With only 6% of subscribers still using analogue, Millicom’s Tigo Star intends to complete cable services digitalisation in Paraguay before the end of 2017.

Rapid TV Everywhere - April 2016

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