Pay TV operators should think about being a delivery platform for whatever content their customers want, and that means understanding them – hello, big data!
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.
Singapore-based satellite communications solutions provider Global Invacom is set for the next technology shift, and plans to grow with it, Benjamin Cher reports.
Singapore Exchange-listed Global Invacom Group Limited, a satellite communications equipment provider, has launched what it claimed was a revolutionary chipset that can receive and distribute multiple satellite TV services in a single box, as well as products that enable quick and cost-effective conversion to High Definition viewing.
Analysts expect better times ahead for Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd, despite the rising content costs being experienced by the satellite TV operator.
Measat Satellite Systems Sdn Bhd has begun trials with Ericsson to demonstrate the ability to provide live Ultra High Definition TV (UHDTV) video contribution over the its satellite network.
German satellite television network earthTV has announced plans for an aggressive push into the Asia Pacific region, making its first stop at the Asian Television Forum in Singapore come December.
Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad says it has won the tender for broadcast rights to the Barclays Premier League (BPL) in Malaysia for three seasons.
Astro, with an eye to its eventual listing, is starting to strengthen its value proposition. Addressing the biggest challenge it faces, the multi-screen viewing habits of younger audiences, it has come up with Astro On-The-Go (AOTG) service.