Tag Archives: Satellite TV News

Freesat hits the 2 million mark in UK

Freesat Box Freesat has just sold its two millionth unit in the UK. That’s in the last three years of the free satellite TV service’s operation, and it has exceeded original sales projections.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Digital TV News: Satellite, Cable, IPTV & HDTV / 3DTV, Satellite TV News

Eutelsat switches on Tooway broadband satellite

eutelsat Eutelsat has announced that its Tooway broadband service via the KA-SAT satellite is now live in Europe, providing a new option for those in rural broadband not-spots who are stuck in.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Broadband News

Toshiba Satellite R830 and R850 notebooks unveiled

Toshiba has a couple of new Satellite laptops ready to launch soon, the R830 and R850. Both devices feature Intel’s latest Sandy Bridge processors, which should hopefully mean that there’ll be.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

Mobile phone ready for blast-off to space

A team of British engineers are all set to send a mobile phone into space. Surrey Satellite Technology Limited want to see if the mobile will function up there, and if so, plan to use it to control a satellite to take pictures of the.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Android News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

Gingerbread coming to Nexus One, but not just yet

There was a considerable degree of excitement over the Nexus S being unveiled yesterday, Google’s Gingerbread carrying smartphone. Although some sources also pointed to the fact that Gingerbread (Android 2.3) was due to roll out on the Nexus One handset imminently, which would have got.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

Avanti to launch broadband satellite on Friday

Avanti is all set to launch its broadband satellite Hylas 1 at the end of the week. Hylas 1 will provide broadband coverage across Europe, and will be able to reach users in more remote areas, or so-called broadband not-spots where cable and ADSL aren’t.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News

BSkyB negotiating with Arabic news channel

It is reported that BSkyB is currently in talks with an Arabic language news provider with a view to launching the twenty four hour news channel in Arabic under the Sky News banner. The talks are being held with an investor from Abu Dhabi who.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News

Setanta owed £550 million

When the UK division of the sports broadcaster Setanta collapsed, there were plenty of rumours and reasons as to exactly why this happened, but not many would have predicted that the firm had debts amounting to around £550 million! The debt is made up of.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News

Two new channels for Freesat

The free view digital satellite television service, Freesat, continues to grow with an announcement that there will be two additional channels joining the line up. Showcase, a new channel owned by Information TV, will be offering the viewer a wide variety of drama, music and.. more
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Price of satellite broadband revealed

For some time the actual cost of satellite broadband from Avanti Communications has been a mystery, especially as the HYLAS 1 satellite that will carry the service has not been launched yet. However, following the budget, David Williams, the chief executive of UK-based satellite broadband.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's