Category: General TV

SES, satellite operator and Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has entered into a partnership to expand the reach of ‘TRT World’ over the sub-Saharan African regions. TRT World, the international Turkish news platform began its broadcast in the beginning of this year from ASTRA 19.2 degrees East, ASTRA 28.2 degrees East, and SES-5 […]


Arabsat, the communications satellite operator in Saudi Arabia, has sealed the pact with the Office National de la Telediffusion Tunisien (ONT) to introduce a Tunisian broadcast platform on Arabsat Badr-4 at 26 degrees East. Tunisian and regional broadcasters will have direct access from Tunis to the satellite’s geographic footprint over the Middle East, North Africa […]


The African Development Bank (ADB) has given its approval for funding the Trans-Saharan Fiber-optic Research project for the interconnection of Algeria, Niger, Nigeria, Mali and Chad. The new has been announced by Boubacar Sidiki Traore, the representative of the ADB in Algeria. In the first phase the Trans-Saharan Fiber-optic Ridge project, the four countries namely […]


The Ministry of Communications of Argentina issued a new resolution in the Official Gazette allowing Hispasat to provide satellite services across the country through the Hispasat 1D satellite (recently renamed Hispasat 30W-4), equipped with Ku band transmitters. The satellite is located at 30° West orbital window. It adds 28 Ku-band transponders to the HISPASAT satellite […]


Hinduja, the Indian conglomerate company, will have its MD and CEO of IndusInd Media & Communications Ltd (IMCL) and Grant Investrade Ltd (GIL), Tony D’Silva, replaced. To recall, D’Silva has been holding major management positions in the distribution business for broadcasters like Star and Zee. He was also handling ESPN while heading Modi Entertainment. D’Silva […]


Authorization has been granted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to registered multi-system operators (MSOs) to operate in India, irrespective of their registration area. A circular issued by undersecretary to the government Anil Kumar from the MIB states as follows: “This is regarding grant of registration to MSOs for operation in DAS notified areas. […]