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Dozhd begins broadcasting via Astra 4A

Russian independent factual channel Dozhd has begun broadcasting on SES’s Astra 4A satellite at 5° East, complementing its coverage via the Yamal 300K satellite at 90° East. Dozhd said it would make its signal available free-to-air for the first one or two months of broadcasting. Carriage on Astra 4A gives the channel coverage over gthe […]

Russian satellite failure leads to channels move

Gazprom Space Systems (GSS)-owned satellite Yamal-201, positioned at 90° East, has malfunctioned, leading GSS to transfer channels on the craft to other satellites. According to GSS, attempts to restore normal operations on the satellite have so far failed. The company immediately transferred half of the traffic on the satellite to Yamal-300K, located at the same […]