RRsat Global Communications Network

RRsat appoints European sports and live events exec

Israel-based satellite services provider, RRsat Global Communications Network, has appointed Luca Marinoni as its new head of sports and live events for its European division. Marinoni joins RRsat Europe from sports rights company MP & Silva and brings 15 years of experience in the broadcast and media rights sector. Based in West London, he will lead RRsat […]

Hungary’s MTVA targets overseas viewers for Duna World TV

Hungary’s public service media organisation, Media Service Support and Asset Management Fund (MTVA), is targeting viewers in Australia and the Americas through a new deal with RRsat Global Communications Network. Content management and distribution firm RRsat will distribute MTVA’s Duna World TV channel and radio station via its platforms on Optus D2, Galaxy 19 and Intelsat […]

RRsat makes European push with JCA acquisition

RRsat Global Communications Network has established a UK base after buying London-based digital video services firm JCA for US$13.5 million (€10.2 million). The content management and distribution services firm agreed to pay US$9 million in cash, with an additional payment of US$4.5 million to be deferred, conditional on results in the three years following the […]

Fox International Channels expands African reach with RRSat deal

Fox International Channels (FIC) is broadening its African reach after signing a long-term agreement with Israel-based satellite services provider RRsat Global Communications Network. The agreement will see RRSat support the broadcast of FIC’s French channels throughout Africa, with the launch of some of the latter’s main factual TV brands – National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild […]