Satellite TV

Astro finally goes 4K, cloud recording with the Astro Ultra Box
Introduces 4K-capable TV box as a means to provide fresher audience experiences.
As viewers cut the cord, pay-TV operators need to think ‘digital’
Pay TV operators should think about being a delivery platform for whatever content their customers want, and that means understanding them – hello, big data!
Thailand’s Next Step to use Intelsat technology for its satellite TV offering
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.
Satcom solutions provider Global Invacom poised for next wave
Singapore-based satellite communications solutions provider Global Invacom is set for the next technology shift, and plans to grow with it, Benjamin Cher reports.
Global Invacom’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’ chipset makes its debut
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.
Better times ahead for Astro, say analysts
Analysts expect better times ahead for Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd, despite the rising content costs being experienced by the satellite TV operator.
Measat trials UHDTV with Ericsson
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.
EarthTV zooms in on Asia
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 scores Premier League rights
Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad says it has won the tender for broadcast rights to the Barclays Premier League (BPL) in Malaysia for three seasons.
Beyond the TV for Astro
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.
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