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EADS Astrium bags Arianespace contract for Hot Bird 8

Eutelsat and EADS Astrium have announced the signature of a contract for the construction the Hot Bird 8 broadcast satellite. This will be launched in early 2006 by Arianespace on board an Ariane 5 rocket.

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'Top of the Pops' hits Middle East TV screens

Music has demonstrated its ability to cut across cultural barriers. Pan-Arab broadcasting group MBC is broadcasting its own version of the UK Top of the Pops show on its new entertainment channel '2'. The show is being beamed across the Middle East and to more than 130 million Arabic speaking...

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Eutelsat C&S survey claims DTH spreading fast

Satellite operator Eutelsat, which claims to be the main capacity provider for TV and radio broadcasting in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, has announced the headline results of its 2003 Survey on cable and satellite reception.

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ESPN renews rights to golf's oldest tournament British Open

ESPN which claims to be the worldwide leader in sports has announced that it has reached a new multi-year agreement for significant international rights for the British Open, the oldest golf championship in the world. The new terms ensure that ESPN International will continue to televise the event...

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B4U cancels Australia, New Zealand plans, targets North Africa

B4U Network has cancelled plans to launch operations in Australia and New Zealand and is instead looking to North Africa as its next area of coverage.

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