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  • Sky announce Europe's first 3D television channel

    Sky announce Europe's first 3D television channel

    Satellite TV provider Sky has confirmed the launch of Europe's first 3D television channel next month.

    It will screen Manchester United's clash with Chelsea on April 3, and at least five more Premier League and play-off games by the end of the season.

    More than 1,000 pubs across the UK and Ireland have already signed up for the service.
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  • Google And Dish Network Testing Android-Based Satellite TV: TiVo Cringes

    Google And Dish Network Testing Android-Based Satellite TV: TiVo Cringes

    Almost three years after Google, Inc. (GOOG) announced a television advertising partnership with Dish Network, something fruitful may soon be afoot. The world's largest internet advertising company wants to integrate its Android mobile operating system into Dish equipment so that Dish subscribers can view satellite television programming right next to YouTube web-based video in one neat experience. Going up against a very similar effort announced just last week by digital video recording pioneer TiVo Inc. (TIVO), Google's effort boil...
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  • Discovery launches high-definition channel in India

    Discovery launches high-definition channel in India

    Discovery launches high-definition channel in India

    From http://www.hindu.com/ NEW DELHI: The Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific on Thursday announced the launch of its 24-hour high-definition channel to bring Indian television viewers closer to its world of breathtaking imagery and content that is beamed across 62 countries. The launch of the new channel expands Discovery's portfolio in the country to six networks. The English broadcast Discovery HD will not run advertisements and is the most expensive pay channel in the country. Creating an audio-visual experience...
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  • MultiChoice Africa Satellite Upgrade

    MultiChoice Africa Satellite Upgrade

    South African TV’s big overhaul

    From http://www.techcentral.co.za/tvs-big-overhaul/13163/ [By Duncan McLeod] Television in SA is on the verge of its biggest changes since its introduction in 1976. Two new pay-TV operators will finally launch soon to take on DStv, and the move to digital terrestrial television will change the competitive dynamics of the industry forever. It’s taken several years of commercial and legal drama, but South Africans are finally set to get two new competitors slugging it out in pay television, ending MultiChoice’s long-standing monopoly over digital satellite TV. On Digital Media (ODM) and Super 5 Media (the latter is what emerged from the now-defunct Telkom Media) are both set to launc...
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  • Dish TV HD Launch at Least a Year Away

    Dish TV HD Launch at Least a Year Away

    Indian DTH platform, DishTV is still a year away from launching HD services in India, COO Salil Kapoor told Satellite News.



    “We are working on HD services, but there is very little HD content right now. I think the content needs to be there, before we look to HD services. I think we are at least a year from launching HD services,” Kapoor said in an interview…...
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  • Tata Sky adds seven new channels to bouquet

    Tata Sky adds seven new channels to bouquet

    If you are a Tata Sky subscriber here is some good news for you. Your DTH operator has added seven new channels to its bouquet. The new channels include Discovery Turbo, Discovery Science, ET Now, Zee Talkies, 24 Taas, 24 Ghanta and Sony Aath. The new channels include a mix of niche lifestyle and entertainment, news and regional movies that will offer greater entertainment value to its growing premium subscriber base of over 4.5 million connections. Buzz up!In an official press release Mr. Vikram Kaushik, MD & CEO, Tata Sky Ltd. said,...
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  • Dishtv announces marketing alliance with Fox Star for MNIK

    Dishtv announces marketing alliance with Fox Star for MNIK

    New Delhi : In yet another pioneering initiative, Dishtv, India’s No. 1 direct-to- home company, has entered into a strategic marketing alliance with Fox Star Studios for the co-promotion of its forthcoming movie ‘My Name is Khan’ with DISHTV. The movie stars Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol and is directed by Karan Johar. Dishtv will showcase exclusive interviews with Karan Johar and Shahrukh Khan as well as exclusive videos of Behind-The-Scenes of the film. As a part of the deal, Dishtv will have rights to telecast exclusive interviews with the makers, Karan...
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  • DD Direct Plus India

    DD Direct Plus India

    DD DTH service gets strong upgrade signal


    From http://www.financialexpress.com/news...signal/582350/ New Delhi: In order to meet its twin aims of adding to revenue and popularity of its free-to-air DTH service — DD Direct Plus — public broadcaster Prasar Bharati has decided to increase in two stages its channel capacity to 200 from the current 59. This has been planned keeping in mind the increasing popularity of the direct-to-home (DTH) services of the private operators. Doordarshan is expected to infuse over Rs 10-15 crore in the next fiscal to fund the capacity addition of DD Direct Plus, sources said. “In the first stage, we will add 41 channels to take the tally on DD Direct Plus to 100. Subsequently, we will add another 100 channels in...
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  • Boeing, SES Appear To Settle NSS-8 Replacement Dispute

    Boeing, SES Appear To Settle NSS-8 Replacement Dispute

    Boeing, SES Appear To Settle NSS-8 Replacement Dispute

    From http://www.spacenews.com/ PARIS — Boeing appears to have paid satellite fleet operator SES of Luxembourg about $23 million to settle a claim that Boeing violated a contract to rebuild a large SES-owned telecommunications satellite that was destroyed in a 2007 launch failure, according to financial statements from the two companies. Neither SES nor Chicago-based Boeing has commented directly on the matter. Boeing said the settlement is confidential. SES spokesman Yves Feltes on Feb. 18 confirmed that “a mutually satisfactory agreement” had been reached with Boein...
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  • Sri Lanka Aeronautics and Space Agency (SLASA) News

    Sri Lanka Aeronautics and Space Agency (SLASA) News

    The New Head of TRCSL Government Information Department Director General Anusha Palpita assumed duties yesterday morning (08.02.2010) as the Director General of Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) after a brief ceremony held at TRCSL office, Colombo. He holds a Master of Professional Accounting degree and has wide experience working as an SLAS officer in the Government sector.Mr.Anusha Palpita will remain the Director General of Government Information Department ...
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  • Sky announce Europe's first 3D television channel
    ruwan
    Satellite TV provider Sky has confirmed the launch of Europe's first 3D television channel next month.

    It will screen Manchester United's clash with Chelsea on April 3, and at least five more Premier League and play-off games by the end of the season.

    More than 1,000 pubs across the UK and Ireland have already signed up for the service.
    03-20-2010, 09:10 AM
  • Google And Dish Network Testing Android-Based Satellite TV: TiVo Cringes
    ruwan
    Almost three years after Google, Inc. (GOOG) announced a television advertising partnership with Dish Network, something fruitful may soon be afoot. The world's largest internet advertising company wants to integrate its Android mobile operating system into Dish equipment so that Dish subscribers can view satellite television programming right next to YouTube web-based video in one neat experience. Going up against a very similar effort announced just last week by digital video recording pioneer TiVo Inc. (TIVO), Google's effort boil...
    03-10-2010, 11:30 AM
  • Discovery launches high-definition channel in India
    Indika Perera
    Discovery launches high-definition channel in India

    From http://www.hindu.com/ NEW DELHI: The Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific on Thursday announced the launch of its 24-hour high-definition channel to bring Indian television viewers closer to its world of breathtaking imagery and content that is beamed across 62 countries. The launch of the new channel expands Discovery's portfolio in the country to six networks. The English broadcast Discovery HD will not run advertisements and is the most expensive pay channel in the country. Creating an audio-visual experience...
    03-05-2010, 08:48 PM
  • MultiChoice Africa Satellite Upgrade
    Indika Perera
    South African TV’s big overhaul

    From http://www.techcentral.co.za/tvs-big-overhaul/13163/ [By Duncan McLeod] Television in SA is on the verge of its biggest changes since its introduction in 1976. Two new pay-TV operators will finally launch soon to take on DStv, and the move to digital terrestrial television will change the competitive dynamics of the industry forever. It’s taken several years of commercial and legal drama, but South Africans are finally set to get two new competitors slugging it out in pay television, ending MultiChoice’s long-standing monopoly over digital satellite TV. On Digital Media (ODM) and Super 5 Media (the latter is what emerged from the now-defunct Telkom Media) are both set to launc...
    03-04-2010, 08:10 AM
  • Dish TV HD Launch at Least a Year Away
    ruwan
    Indian DTH platform, DishTV is still a year away from launching HD services in India, COO Salil Kapoor told Satellite News.



    “We are working on HD services, but there is very little HD content right now. I think the content needs to be there, before we look to HD services. I think we are at least a year from launching HD services,” Kapoor said in an interview…...
    03-02-2010, 05:48 AM
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