Tag Archives: Satellite TV News

Astra B is now operational

The owner of the latest satellite to enter geostationary orbit, SES Astra, must have been very happy to be told that following a series of delays and the actual launch on.. more
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Drifting satellite danger to cable

A solar storm has knocked out the systems on a TV communications satellite. The owner of the Galaxy 15 satellite, Intelsat, says it is unable to remotely steer the satellite back.. more
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Growth seen at Eutelsat

After the expansion of its satellite services over the past year, Eutelsat Communications has revised its finances and come up with a figure over ten per cent higher than expected. This.. more
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Black market satellite big in China

As the standard of living grows in China, the demand for more hi-tech equipment increases. However, there are still some of the old rules in place in China, where foreign influences are frowned upon. The black market in satellite equipment is booming in the country... more
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SES 1 prepares for weekend launch

While Arianespace has launch issues, no matter how minor they are, these issues are damaging to the project. It seems that SES is looking to steal the limelight by launching its SES 1 satellite on board the Proton Rocket at the weekend. The launch of.. more
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Toshiba unveils new Satellite laptops

Toshiba has revealed four new notebooks it will be adding to its Satellite range. The laptops will include the C650, L650, L670, and a higher end model, the A660. All of these can be configured with Intel’s latest processors, the Core i3, i5 and i7,.. more
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WorldSpace’s plan to de-orbit satellites approved

Website: Rapid TV News The Delaware Bankruptcy Court on March 24 allowed WorldSpace to go ahead with de-orbiting its two satellites. Judge Peter Walsh granted WorldSpace’s motion, approving the de-orbiting scheme, “and to take any additional steps necessary”. Judge Walsh, in approving the WorldSpace plan,.. more
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Freesat hits one million

The BBC- and ITV-owned free-to-view satellite TV service, Freesat, has announced that it has signed up its one millionth customer, just eighteen months after the digital TV platform’s launch. According to the data released, it seems that the service gained a massive 250,000 customers over.. more
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EU looking into Iran satellite jamming

Once again it looks as if the Iranian Government is jamming the satellite signal from the BBC and some other international broadcasters. This follows the civil unrest that appears to be occurring on a regular basis since the last presidential election. According to a statement.. more
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Virgin Media to offer cut price football

The cable TV provider Virgin Media is looking to offer its subscribers cut-price live Premier League football matches, provided that the media regulator decides that the monopoly which satellite broadcaster BSkyB has had for a number of years, can no longercontinue. The decision made by.. more
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