In a world of 10-fold increases in complexity automation is the key to survival. Not just automation, “service orchestration” is the new approach needed to manage internal and external hardware and software in order to make the best use of in-house resources and leverage third-party providers.
The National State TV and Radio Company of the Republic of Belarus, the country’s largest media conglomerate, has selected Globecast to launch a new HD version of its international satellite channel “Belarus 24.”
On December 2, Eutelsat Communications helped Japan’s national broadcaster NHK launch the world’s first 8K network, transmitting live images of the from the Vatican. The new NHK network, called BS8K, uses a broadcast link to Tokyo via the EutelSat 12 West B satellite to broadcast images live, 12 hours a day
Commercial and consumer satellite services provider NigcomSat has expanded its enterprise, government and consumer Ka-band broadband services in Nigeria with the installation of satellite communications equipment from Newtec.
The playout business received another jolt today when facilities provider Arqiva announced that it intends to move out of the sector over time. The company, which has been a major player in playout for the past 18 years, also plans to redirect its Occasional Use (OU) division away from conventional uplinks
The Satellite Interference Reduction Group announced that it is expanding its reach to encompass all types of innovation within the satellite communications industry. As part of that expansion, it has changed its name to Satcoms Innovation Group (SIG).
Now that Telesat’s Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite is successfully in orbit, it has begun testing third-party vendor products that could benefit form the satellite technology. The initiative is part of Canada-based Telesat’s plans to deploy a global LEO constellation of 117 satellites for broadband connectivity that it said wou