Television

New Skies signs EBU deal for transmission services

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/06/27/EBU1.jpg?itok=CWhVY7zV

NETHERLANDS: New Skies Satellites the global satellite communications company, has announced a long-term agreement with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) for value-added television contribution services over the new NSS-7 Atlantic Ocean Region satellite.

New Skies will enable the EBU, a group of 119 broadcasters from 79 countries, to digitally deliver contribution feeds from sporting and special events as well as breaking news stories in the United States to its member stations across Europe. In particular, it will link seamlessly EBU's Washington bureau to the Eurovision users' earth stations in Europe.

The service for the EBU will take advantage of the NSS-7 satellite and New Skies' Washington D.C. Mediaport. The EBU will co-locate digital transmission equipment in the recently enhanced facility, which also features an ultra-high speed OC-12 fiber link (622 Mbps) direct to a major Washington D.C. metro video hub, connecting all local access providers in the area. The EBU will route its digital video traffic through this connection to the Mediaport for uplink to the NSS-7 satellite and broadcast to points across Europe and the Middle East. The service will begin during the fourth quarter of this year.

NSS-7 was launched on 16 April, 2002 from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana and commenced commercial services on May 30, 2002. The satellite replaced both NSS-803 and NSS-K at 338.5 degrees east, combining the extensive television transmissions and Internet traffic from the two satellites to debut as a premier video and IP neighborhood in the Atlantic Ocean region. NSS-7, a Lockheed Martin A2100AX model spacecraft, boasts 36 C-band and 36 Ku-band transponders and eleven high-powered coverage beams. The satellite is capable of broadcasting video, Internet and data traffic throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. With a blue-chip full-time customer lineup and occasional-use transmissions of breaking world news as well as prominent sporting events, NSS-7 broadcasts to thousands of antennas across its vast footprint.

Founded in 1950, the European Broadcasting Union is the largest professional association of national broadcasters in the world with 70 members and associate members in 51 countries of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East and 49 associate members in 29 countries further afield.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/17/10.jpg?itok=tYOD3hMY
Bodhi Tree focusing on three verticals to scale up business

Over the top (OTT) services have given a big boost to production houses in the country  Bodhi Tree Multimedia, started by Mautik Tolia and Sukesh Motwani five years ago, only concentrated on general entertainment programs on TV initially. Following the change in the overall entertainment industry,...

Television Production House Fiction
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/17/zee.jpg?itok=cSVH9EqA
Mumbai Team franchisee owner unable to meet financial obligations towards Zee Maharashtra Kushti Dangal

Mr. Pranav Rajesh Dake, owner of Zee Maharashtra Kushti Dangal’s Mumbai team – Mumbai Astra has regrettably been unable to meet the financial obligations towards Zee Maharashtra Kushti Dangal (ZMKD), its players and technicians.

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/17/Zee-TV.jpg?itok=lBZaLw5Q
Zee TV gets ratings boost from Zee Rishtey Awards

Zee TV's recently concluded annual awards property, Zee Rishtey Awards, clocked the highest viewership ratings across award shows that took place in the last two years. As per the recently released BARC HSM weekly data (Urban + Rural) for the week 44 '18, it secured a viewership of 5495 TVTs, which...

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/17/old.jpg?itok=VayqOVWq
No changes in Kannada, Marathi segments in BARC data week 44

In the Bengali space, Colors Bangla and Sony Aath swapped their fourth and fifth positions in BARC data week 44. News18 Bihar Jharkhand emerged as the new player in the market by securing fifth position. No changes were observed in the Kannada and Marathi segments.

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/16/epic.jpg?itok=YUXKfF_T
EPIC CHANNEL CELEBRATES 4 YEARS OF GENRE DEFINING CONTENT

Launched on November 19, 2014, EPIC celebrates the completion of four years on air, in which it has set aspirational benchmarks for Indian TV content.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/16/all.jpg?itok=Bl1B0RFF
Celebrating 100 years of Bengali cinema, Viacom18 and Film Heritage Foundation bring the 4th Film Preservation & Restoration Workshop to Kolkata

In line with the centenary celebration of the Bengali Film Industry, and with a purpose to encourage and give an impetus to film preservation and restoration, the 4th edition of Film Preservation & Restoration Workshop India (FPRWI) 2018 was today inaugurated at Kolkata’s Rabindra Sadan.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/16/vimal.jpg?itok=vZMIDq7y
Vimal Elaichi Pan Masala enters top 5 most advertised brands in BARC week 45

The Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India has released its data for top advertisers and brands between 27 October-02 November 2018. The data is a reflection of top 10 advertiser and brands across genre on Indian television (U+R) : 2+ Individuals. The data demonstrates ads that were...

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/16/zee.jpg?itok=A45zgrUK
Zee Anmol back on top of Hindi channels across genres

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd's (Zeel) free to air (FTA) Hindi GEC Zee Anmol was back to second rank in Broadcast Audience Research Council of India’s (BARC) weekly list of top 10 channels across genres in week 45 of 2018 (Saturday, 3 November 2018 to Friday, 9 November 2018, week under review...

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/15/mnx.jpg?itok=kkSouPMq
MNX to premiere supernatural fright flick, ‘Wish Upon’

MNX, the preferred movie channel of the millennials, will premiere, American supernatural horror film, ‘Wish Upon’ for the first time on Indian television.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories