Japan’s NHK Launches 8K Network Via Satellite December 12th 2018 - 12:05 PM

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

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Arqiva To Withdraw From Playout and Refocus on Uplink Operations November 7th 2018 - 01:50 PM

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

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Newtec Modems Successfully Tested On Telsat’s First LEO Satellite November 1st 2018 - 10:00 AM

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

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NEP Group Expands Connectivity Capability with Acquisition of SIS LIVE October 31st 2018 - 10:00 AM

Outside broadcast and facilities company NEP Group has bought uplink and communications provider SIS LIVE. The acquisition adds links and SNG (satellite newsgathering) vehicles to NEP’s existing fleet of OB trucks, support units and flyaway systems. The deal follows the announcement earlier this month that NEP had taken over

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Forsway Shows Hybrid Satellite Router and TV Terminal at IBC 2018 September 17th 2018 - 01:50 PM

Forsway, a provider of technology combing satellite and mobile communications, will at IBC 2018 exhibit two products that extend high speed broadband and video services to remote locations previously lacking reliable Internet access. The firm, based in Sweden which emerged as a spin out from Nokia in 2003, will show its Odin

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