Intelsat has ended merger talks with SES, a source familiar with the matter said.
After decades of competing against each other, two Luxembourg-based satellite rivals are weighing a merger to take on a space industry upstart.
If the rocket Elon Musk’s SpaceX expects to launch next week looks familiar, that’s because it is. The Falcon 9 rocket slated to take off from Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral, Florida
Satellite operator Inmarsat was founded 40 years ago to let ships communicate with land so rescuers could aid sailors. The maritime business, which still provides half of sales and operating profit, set it apart from rivals
Platco Digital, the parent company of free-to-air satellite television broadcaster OpenView HD, hopes its decision to lease capacity on Intelsat’s IS20 satellite – the same satellite used by MultiChoice for DStv – will help it attract newly licensed
More trouble has rocked TopTV parent On Digital Media (ODM), still the only direct-to-home pay-television rival to MultiChoice and its DStv service. Two disgruntled ODM shareholders have taken the company and its business rescue practitioner, Peter van den Steen, to the high court in an effort
Sentech has taken the wraps off its new free-to-air broadcasting platform, Freevision, a competitor to the recently announced OpenView HD that will be to be launched by e.tv sister company Platco Digital in mid-October. Freevision uses Intelsat’s IS-20 satellite – the same one
European satellite operator SES has signed a 15-year contract with Platco Digital, the company controlled by Hosken Consolidated Investments through subsidiary Sabido Investments that plans to launch a free-to-air satellite bouquet in South Africa in October called OpenView HD
South Africa is about to get a significant new offering in broadcast television with the impending launch of OpenView HD, a new service backed by e.tv parent Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI). TechCentral has learnt that OpenView HD will offer between 12 and 20 high-definition and standard-definition
China’s digital pay-television company StarTimes walked away the winner on Tuesday in the TopTV takeover saga, although at least one of the losing consortiums is considering challenging the legality of the deal. Government will be the biggest loser with losses over R1bn. The meeting