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In time for the festive period, Freesat is offering new Channel 4 channels. Leading the line-up is the anticipated return of Channel 4 HD, along with music channels with Box Hits, Box Christmas (The Box), Kiss, Magic and Kerrang! all joining the platform.

Luxembourg-based M7 Group has signed a long-term agreement with Slovak public broadcaster RTVS for the Astra 23.5 satellite distribution of all its channels: Jednotka, Dvojka, Trojka, and the new channel RTVS Šport, timed for the upcoming Winter Olympics.

Luxembourg-based pay-TV provider M7 Group has concluded new HD satellite capacity agreements for its 1-degree West platform with RTL Hungary, ViacomCBS and Network4/Viasat World.

Shopping channel specialist HSE has extended its partnership with SES in a new multi-year contract that secures additional capacity for the organisation to broadcast its TV channels HSE SD, HSE HD and HSE Trend on SES’s satellites in its prime TV neighbourhood at Astra 19.2 degrees East.

To better serve more than two million subscribers, pay-TV firm Dish Mexico will be using both direct-to-home (DTH) and over-the-top (OTT) offerings from SES to deliver greater content choice and seamless functionality to their subscribers and new viewers nationwide.
SES DishMexico 3Nov2021
Even though it has extended its partnership with a key client in the MENA region, leading satellite operator Eutelsat has posted a mixed set of first quarterly results showing yet again how video business is sinking as connectivity gains a higher orbit.
Eutelsat 28 oct 2021
MENA pay-TV industry strategic service provider SAWA Rights Management (SAWA) has concluded a multi-year agreement with global content connectivity solutions provider SES to deliver TV channels to commercial properties.
SES Press Release SAWA 28Oct2021
Having led the company’s pivot towards telecoms away from its core video business, in which ironically at the same time it has inked a new deal in East Europe, Rodolphe Belmer has notified the Eutelsat board of directors of his intention to step down at the beginning of 2022.
Eutelsat Bal CEO 21Oct2021