Thaicom to launch cloud-based satellite TV broadcast distribution platform with AWS

Leading Asian satellite operator Thaicom has announced a new partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to build a cloud-based satellite TV broadcast platform. Once deployed, the solution will be Thaicom’s first cloud-based satellite TV broadcast distribution platform for Asia Pacific, and will consist of cloud services providing software-defined encoding, transcoding, and statistical multiplexing capabilities leveraging […]

Thaicom, Huawei and Starcor partner for Thai OTT

Satellite operator Thaicom has signed a memorandum of understanding with Huawei and Starcor Media Technologies to develop an OTT platform in Thailand. The companies plan to create “value-added services” for the platform, targeting the enterprise, educational, government and telecom sectors in Thailand. Under the agreement the companies will develop OTT ecosystem services, including TV streaming […]

Asia Pacific set for HTS boom

Data applications via high-throughput satellites (HTS) in Asia alone will generate revenues of US$900 million (€800 million) by 2024, according to Northern Sky Research. The satellite research group’s latest report predicts that there will be over 300Gbps of HTS capacity available over Asia by 2020 as new entrants including Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat, ABS and Kacific […]