MyGlobeTV in commercial launch

GlobeCast’s new IPTV platform MyGlobeTV has made its commercial debut in the US with the launch of 16 premium Romanian-language channels. MyGlobeTV is a business-to-consumer TV bouquet that aims to bring international and genre-based content to subscribers. The platform uses closed-network, encrypted IP to deliver TV and radio content to a MyGlobeTV set-top box, a […]

GlobeCast delivers beIN Sport solutions

Broadcast services provider GlobeCast has been chosen as a technical partner for the launch of Al Jazeera’s new sports channels for the French market. GlobeCast has coordinated various satellite capacities, provided fibre contribution links and is running an IPTV headend for the distribution of the beIN Sport 1 and 2 channels. BeIN Sport 1 launched […]

Globecast launches international OTT platform

GlobeCast has launched a new over-the-top platform for international broadcasters in the Americas. MyGlobeTV is a business-to-consumer TV bouquet that aims to bring international and genre-based content to subscribers. The platform uses closed-network, encrypted IP to deliver television and radio content to a MyGlobeTV set-top box. The box is a Netgem hybrid DVR that supports […]

Intelsat launches New Dawn MCPC media platform in Africa

Intelsat and GlobeCast have launched the Intelsat New Dawn Ku-band Multi-Channel Per Carrier (MCPC) media platform for Africa. As part of the IntelsatONE terrestrial network, the platform will provide services for regional and international programmers looking to expand their distribution to cable and DTH platforms across sub-Saharan Africa. GlobeCast will provide ground and uplink services […]

GlobeCast signs Astra deal for UK and Ireland

SES has signed a new long-term multiple transponder deal with broadcast services provider GlobeCast. GlobeCast will use the capacity on Astra’s replacement fleet at the 28.2° East orbital location for TV and radio services in the UK and Ireland. Ferdinand Kayser, chief commercial officer of SES, said: “GlobeCast’s access to customers and our global and […]

CTC Media signs Globecast to distribute international channel

CTC Media will see its international channel available to more than 120 million television households across Western and Eastern Europe as well as the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia after the Russian broadcaster inked a deal with satellite service provider Globecast. The company will have its international network – CTC International – made […]

Globecast and Arabsat begin GAB broadcast

Broadcast services provider GlobeCast and satellite operator Arabsat have announced that the Global Arabic Bouquet (GAB), which includes premium Arabic channels from the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), is now being broadcast from Arabsat’s 5C satellite over Africa. This satellite, Arabsat’s newest, was launched in September 2011. GlobeCast, Arabsat and ASBU’s partner for the worldwide […]

HbbTV trial for GlobeCast and France 24

GlobeCast and France 24 will launch a HbbTV trial in early 2012 with the support of Orange and SES. The service, to be offered to satellite viewers of France 24, initially in western Europe, will add a layer of interactivity to connected TVs. Throughout 2012, participating satellite TV viewers will be able to use their […]

GlobeCast expands capacity over Russia

Media services provider GlobeCast has expanded its capacity over Russia by taking Ku-band capacity on the Yamal-201 satellite. Uplinked from Moscow, and located at 90° East, GlobeCast’s platform on Yamal-201 will offer free-to-air or encrypted channels coverage from eastern Europe to the Pacific, and from northern China to Siberia. According to GlobeCast, the platform offers […]

Fashion One expands European coverage

Fashion and entertainment channel Fashion One TV has inked a satellite deal that will see it being transmitted to millions of homes across Europe and North Africa. It has inked an agreement with GlobeCast that gives it access to a potential 42 million DTH, 55 million cable and 2.3 million DTT homes in the region.