Jordan Radio and Television (JRTV), the country’s national broadcaster that has pioneered the use of mobile satellite uplink capability for fast contribution applications in the field, has taken delivery of a new satellite newsgathering (SNG) transmission uplink vehicle, built by the Turkey Systems division of Hitachi Kokusai Electric. Hitachi engineers worked closely with Amman-based system integrator HEAT for Engineering and Technology.
Thanks to a grant from Indonesia’s Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), schoolchildren in Asmat, Papua now have access to reliable high-speed broadband. Local systems integrator Pasifik Satelit Nusantara (PSN) selected Newtec’s Dialog platform to deliver Internet access to the underserved rural population and surrounding areas.
A project to create the first independent nation in space has caught the attention of the world’s media but begged more questions than answers over logistics, legality, finance and ultimate motivation.
Arirang TV, a Seoul, Korea-based public service broadcaster—which provides a mix of English language news, cultural programs, educational shows and documentaries—was the first Korean channel available to Sky viewers in the UK. The network is now launching a new HD channel on Sky’s satellite platform in the UK and Ireland with the help of satellite bandwidth provider Globecast.
At the IBC2016 Show General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies introduces its Fourth Generation (Gen IV) SATCOM On-The-Move (SOTM) antenna terminal. The new terminal delivers private, secure voice, video and data satellite communications (SATCOM) for users remotely located or where there is limited access to a satellite network infrastructure.
SIS LIVE has installed a 1Gb fibre network for Input Media, a sports production company. Granting Input Media access to its expanding ‘Anylive’ fibre infrastructure and comprehensive satellite services, SIS LIVE will fully support Input Media’s broadcast requirements.