Intelsat SA has announced that Next Step, a multi-channel operator and distributor, is leveraging Intelsat’s satellite solutions on Horizons 2 to launch a new free-to-air DTH platform in Thailand.
Network upgrades, digitisation in emerging economies and coverage of important live events, as well as focus on video quality and bandwidth efficiency, have lent impetus to the global broadcast and digital terrestrial television (DTT) video encoders market.
According to retail sales tracking by GfK, more TV sets are sold in every single market across South-East Asia in the month prior to the commencement of the FIFA World Cup in June.
Samsung Malaysia Electronics has unveiled what it claimed was the world’s first curved UHD television.
In yet another major win for politically-linked tycoon Syed Mokhtar al-Bukhary, his company Puncak Semangat will now own and control the infrastructure by which Malaysians will be watching their favourite digital TV programmes.