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Latest Developments / Analysis

The April 2014  issue focusing on the North American Broadcast Market of  the  Satellite Executive Briefing magazine  sponsored by  ABS is now available.  Featuring:

NAB 2014 to Highlight the New Multiplatform Media Environment  by Virgil Labrador

Trends in Broadcasting by Elisabeth Tweedie

Direct-to-Home Satellite Trends by Dmitri Buchs

Back and Forth with Jorge Villareal, Tomaz Lovsin and Eric Greenberg by Lou Zacharilla

The Road to Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Goes through DISH by Armand Musey

plus Product and Services MarketPlace Profiles for NAB 2014Case Study on Digital Cinema Distribution Via Satellite, Market Briefs, Executive Moves, Vital Statistics and Satellite Markets and Research 25TM Stock Index  and many more.   Click here to read or download the file

Video Interviews from CABSAT and SATELLITE 2014

View video interviews of key executives at CABSAT and SATELLITE 2014 including: Intelsat General President Kay Sears ITC Global President Joe SpytekStuart Armitage, Business Development Director, Peak CommunicationsPaul Ziegler, CEO, Onlime Group;Steven Soenens, VP-Product Management and Didier Tymen, VP-EMEA of NewtecGiorgio Giacomini, Area Manager-Middle East, GlobecastOliver Vogel, Director-Sales & Marketing, RF Design; and Kai Koppenburg, Director-Sales and Marketing, Work Microwave.

Las Vegas, Nevada, April 9, 2014--Spain-based operator HISPASAT launched its new 4KTV channel for te Americas at the NAB in Las Vegas.  HISPASAT, The channel dubbed  “HISPASAT 4K”  will be aired unencrypted from the Amazonas satellite 3 to its coverage area of Central and North America.

Market Trends

Scottsdale, Ariz., April 10, 2014--Worldwide home network penetration is expected to climb from 24.8% in 2013 to 33.2% by 2018.Growth is driven by the continued spread of broadband services and demand for multiscreen video services.What is seen as commonplace in mature markets, including server provided broadband routers with integrated Wi-Fi access points and leveraging fixed broadband connections to offload expensive mobile data packages while consuming large amounts of content, is slower to move to emerging markets.In some cases, this is driven primarily by low service ARPU while in others it is simply limited fixed broadband infrastructure.

London, UK, April 9, 2014-- Nearly 50 per cent of people experience problems with their Internet at least once a day, according to a survey  by Mole Valley Farmers, in conjunction with Europasat, and sent to customers of the organisation which mostly serves farmers and rural dwellers.in the United Kingdom.

Executive Moves and Views

Luxembourg, April 4, 2014--Romain Bausch stepped down as CEO of SES at the  company's April 3rd Board Meeting. During the same meeting, Bausch was  appointed as Chairman-elect of the Board of Directors. He will take over when current chairman Rene Steichen steps down at the end of this year.

 

Los Angeles,Calif. April 2, 2014--Jan Koeppen, who has served as Chief Operating Officer for 21st Century Fox, Europe and Asia since April 2009, has been named President of Europe and Africa for FOX International Channels, a 21st Century Fox subsidiary. 

 

Products and Services

Products and Services MarketPlace Profiles Showcased at NAB 2014 in Las Vegas,NV,  USA  To view the profiles click here. You will need Adobe Acrobat reader to view the profiles.

 

Las Vegas, Nev., April 4, 2014--HISPASAT, the Spanish satellite communications operator, will launch its TV channel “HISPASAT 4K” during the 2014 NAB Conference held in Las Vegas from April 7 to 10. Its content will be aired unencrypted from the Amazonas satellite 3 to its coverage area of Central and North America.

Events

Products and Services MarketPlace Profiles Showcased at NAB 2014 in Las Vegas,NV,  USA  To view the profiles click here. You will need Adobe Acrobat reader to view the profiles.

 

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 2, 2014-- The GVF Oil & Gas Communications Brazil 2014: Big Oil, Big Data: The Deepwater Ocean Expanse conference (O&GCommsBrazil 2014, www.uk-emp.co.uk/current-events/o-g-comms-brazil-2014/) will take place at the Windsor Plaza Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro on 15th & 16th April 2014.