Recent Posts tagged with satellite

ARCTEK Satellite Productions Continues Reliable Transmission Across the Board

In the past few years, the sports-video–production industry has been introduced to new concepts and techniques. A clear front-runner among the pack of contenders is the at-home method. Even so, ARCTEK Satellite Productions remains steadfast on the standard model of producing an event onsite, continuing with its efforts on the MotoAmerica circuit.  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: Eutelsat’s Mike Antonovich Explores Satellite’s Role in OTT, At-Home Production

After launching the Cirrus hybrid satellite/OTT delivery solution at IBC 2018, Eutelsat rolled out the red carpet for the new platform at NAB 2019. The satellite veteran believes that Cirrus will reduce the technical and logistical challenges faced by satellite-TV operators seeking to launch or upgrade their service offering – whether they are using only […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: SES’s Thomas Wrede on MX1 360, OU Flex, Future of UHD Sports Content

SES and its subsidiary MX1 had a busy IBC 2018 in Amsterdam last month, rolling out a bevy of eye-catching demos, highlighting their primary transmission platforms for M&E, and announcing new partnerships with broadcasters and content creators. At its booth, SES erected a massive screen set up with commercial live customer UHD feeds, highlighted its […]  More

IBC 2018 Reflections: Intelsat’s Rob Cerbone on CellSat, EpicNG, 4K/8K Contribution, and the Impact of 5G on Satellite

Intelsat was at IBC 2018 showcasing its latest transmission and contribution services, including the CellSat hybrid bonded-cellular/satellite solution (in partnership with Dejero) and the launch of the EpicNG High Throughput Satellite service. In addition, Intelsat highlighted several recent customer wins, including a contract extension for satellite services with Mexico’s Grupo Televisa. During the show, SVG […]  More

Intelsat Completes Successful Launch of Horizons 3e C- and Ku-Band Satellite

Intelsat announced the successful launch of the Horizons 3e satellite aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. Liftoff occurred at 6:38 pm EDT. The Horizons 3e satellite separated from the rocket’s upper stage at 7:06 pm EDT. Signal acquisition has been confirmed.  More

IBC Reflections: Intelsat’s Rob Cerbone on CellSat, Prism, and How Satellite and IP Can Work Together

In advance of IBC 2017, Intelsat revealed that it was teaming up with Dejero on a new a “blended” cellular and Ku-band IP solution that can deliver 10-Mbps signals for live television coverage from remote locations. Dubbed CellSat, the new solution proved to be a highlight of Intelsat’s booth in Amsterdam, along with Intelsat’s growing […]  More

IBC Reflections: Eutelsat Americas CEO Mike Antonovich on U.S. Expansion, New V-Nova partnership

In April, Eutelsat named transmission-industry veteran Mike Antonovich CEO of Eutelsat Americas. Since then, he has leveraged his extensive experience in the satellite sector to build out Eutelsat’s position in the U.S. and develop a more “video-centric” business. Antonovich, who began his career at ESPN as a broadcast engineer, was a long-time member of the […]  More

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