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Nigerian pay-TV company ACTV has agreed a multi-year contract to lease Ku-band transponder space on the Amos-5 satellite, operated by Israel's Spacecom, to broadcast its 60-channel network.

Satellite TV network Sky News Arabia has formed a partnership with Egyptian state media group Al Ahram to share knowledge and collaborate on training, advertising and programming initiatives.

The Pakistan Electronic Media Authority (PEMRA) has given the go-ahead for direct-to-home (DTH) TV licence bidding and the revision of mobile television licensing to help spur growth in the country's media sector.

A new Qatari-owned Arab satellite television channel called Al Araby TV Network has launched across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) from its base in London.

Aiming to turn into the first Russian developer and supplier of integrated solutions for digital TV operators the GS Group investment and industry holding company is to bring its assets together under the GS Labs brand.

Boeing Satellite Systems will negotiate a contract to build a new high powered L-band satellite to support mobile multimedia services in China and other Asian markets, New York Broadband LLC has announced.

Qatari station Al Bidaa Satellite TV is now available free-to-air (FTA) and in high definition (HD) via the Gulf state's first satellite Es'hail 1, jointly owned by the Qatar Satellite Company, Es'hailSat and Eutelsat.

Thai pay-TV operator TrueVisions is introducing a new digital high definition (HD) satellite set-top box (STB) to enable the reception of more than 200 channels without a monthly subscription fee.