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 […]

Spacecom to provide capacity for African Cup of Nations

Israel-based satellite operator Spacecom has been chosen to provide broadcast services on Amos-5 at 17°E for the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Africa’s bi-annual football championship competition. The competition is being hosted by Equatorial Guinea and takes place from January 17 to February 8. Teleport and media services provider […]

SatLink partners with Pi Telecom on cloud-based platform

Global teleport, content management and playout services provider, SatLink Communications, has agreed a new partnership deal with Pi Telecom to deliver a cloud-based TV everywhere platform. Through the deal, SatLink is expanding into IP delivery through the launch of a new end-to-end OTT platform that will let broadcasters and TV operators offer an immediate TV […]

i24 chooses SatLink

Israeli international news broadcaster i24 has chosen SatLink Communications to deliver global distribution of its three channels. The broadcaster will utilise Satlink’s satellite and fibre distribution network to deliver its multilingual channels across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, as well as providing other services including: production, satellite newsgathering (SNG), occasional use coordination, fibres […]

SatLink delivers six Nigerian channels to Africa

Teleport and playout operator SatLink Communications has been selected to provide end-to-end broadcast services and content distribution for six Nigerian TV channels to Africa on Spacecom’s Amos-5 satellite. The broadcasters will also use SatLink’s HD Playout Centre.
SatLink will deliver two Christian channels from Hosanna Broadcast Network, along with Voice of God, Champions of Fire TV […]

SatLink and Telesat team for DVB-S2 link from EMEA to Latin America

Teleport and playout operator SatLink Communications has partnered with satellite operator Telesat to deliver TV programming to Latin America on a new Ku-band MCPC DVB-S2 platform utilising Telesat’s Telstar 12 satellite. The new service will enable broadcasters to distribute HD and SD channels from EMEA to the Latin American pay TV operators and to North […]