Arabsat and EMC launching satellite triple-play platform

Satellite operator Arabsat has teamed up with satellite services and VSAT specialist Emerging Markets Communications (EMC) to launch Trio, which it claims will be “the first real triple-play service over satellite in the world”. Trio will use EMC’s SATLink technology and the soon-to-be-launched Arabsat Badr-7 satellite to deliver triple-play services to a new advanced set-top […]

EMC and Arabsat sign deal for hosted Ka-band payload

Middle East satellite operator Arabsat has signed a deal with Emerging Markets Communications (EMC) whereby the latter has designed and acquired, on an exclusive basis, a hosted Ka-band payload to be carried onboard the Arabsat Badr-7 satellite. According to Arabsat, this will be the first multi-purpose hosted Ka-band payload to cover the EMEA and Central […]