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Spain's Hispasat is counting down to the launch of its new satellite, Hispasat 30W-6, on board a SpaceX's Falcon 9, scheduled for 25 February from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

ses 14 05 january 2018SES has become the latest major satellite operator whose full year and fourth quarter results for 2017 have shown what a tough year the industry faced.

Equatorial Guinea’s governmental channel, TVGE International, is partnering with SES and its broadcast services division MX1 to deliver its content worldwide on both linear and non-linear platforms.

It may have maintained a high level of profitability in the period, but as with other operators of its kind right now, satellite firm Eutelsat has reported disappointing revenues in the first half of its current financial year.

NBC Olympics has selected SES to provide 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) satellite distribution for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games.

Further shake-ups have occurred in the satellite industry with the board of directors of SES announcing the appointment of a new president and CEO as well as a new CFO.

As with other operators of its kind, US satellite operator Viasat is facing financial headwinds as shown in mixed third quarter results but the outlook looks brighter when it comes to the delivery of in-flight entertainment.

The business arm of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), Eurovision Media Services and leading satellite operator Eutelsat have renewed and expanded their partnership for capacity in Ku-band via a number of contracts on the EUTELSAT 10A satellite.