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Hulu adds CBS nets to live TV service

From http://advanced-television.com/2017/01/05/hulu-adds-cbs-nets-to-live-tv-service/ Premium entertainment streaming service Hulu has agreed a comprehensive deal with CBS Corporation to carry America’s most-watched broadcast network, CBS, as well as popular sports and entertainment channels CBS Sports Network and POP, with the potential to add additional networks in the future. All networks in the deal …

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Eutelsat scales up Ultra HD content

From http://advanced-television.com/2017/01/04/eutelsat-scales-up-ultra-hd-content/ One day ahead of the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show, where Ultra HD is set to be a continuing hot trend, satellite operator Eutelsat Communications has confirmed the launch of two new Ultra HD channels at its popular HOTBIRD video neighbourhood. Fashion TV’s new Ultra HD channel, FTV …

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JSAT and Arianespace Sign On To Go Up Together

From http://www.satnews.com/story.php?number=691763984 News of an agreement for production of a communications satellite for Japan, courtesy of builder, Lockheed Martin and launch services of Arianespace. Today’s contract reflects the transaction between SKY Perfect JSAT and Arianespace.   On January 4, 2017 Arianespace announced a launch service contract with SKY Perfect JSAT …

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Space Is No Longer The Final Frontier For Aussies

From http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/mark-skelsey/space-is-no-longer-the-final-frontier-for-aussies/ We’re back in the space race. December was somewhat of a turning point for this fledgling industry. For decades, Australia has been left behind in the space race.   With no dedicated launch facility, nor a dedicated government space agency, Australia has looked on as overseas multinational companies …

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Thursday evening feed 5/01/17

Intelsat 19 12432 H Sr 7500 Fec 5/6 “STS 12 Enc/ Mod 1” FTA NBL Feed Planned Satellite Launches in the Asia Pacific region for 2017   Telkom 3S Ariane 5 – VA235 Kourou 118.0°E 10 Ku tps and 32 C tps will replace Telkom 2 Koreasat 5A Falcon 9 …

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Only DVB-T2/HEVC TV sets on sale in Italy

As of January 1st, the sale of TV sets with DVB-T/MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 encoding is no longer allowed in Italy. Retailers can market only TV sets with tuner compatible with the new second-generation digital terrestrial standard DVBT-2/HEVC, which allows for more efficient use of frequencies by an estimated 30 per …

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China opens busy year for space with launch of

China has opened what promises to be a busy year for space with the launch of the TJS-2 experimental communications technology satellite to geostationary orbit on Thursday. A Long March 3B carrier rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwestern China at 23:18 Beijing time (15:18 UTC). …

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