EchoStar Technologies

EchoStar completes Kudelski-SmarDTV deal

EchoStar has completed its deal to become a shareholder in SmarDTV, the conditional access module subsidiary of Kudelski, and merge its European operations with the unit.  As part of the deal, EchoStar’s operations in Steeton in the UK and Madrid in Spain have been transferred to SmarDTV. EchoStar and Kudelski announced the deal in March and […]

Arris signs exclusive technology deal with Sling Media

Arris has signed an exclusive deal with EchoStar Corporation-owned Sling Media, establishing it as the sole provider of Sling technology to cable, telco and wireless service providers around the world. Arris will now provide Sling Media’s placeshifting technology for video gateways and standalone devices for cable and telco providers. The firm said it is planning […]

Vivendi teams up with EchoStar for Brazilian pay TV plan

Vivendi’s Brazilian telecom subsidiary GVT has formed a partnership with EchoStar Technologies to create a pay TV joint venture in Brazil.  The pair plan to create an entity that could be a major player in the competitive Brazilian pay TV market ahead of the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games two years later. […]