Transponder news for 05.12.2016
AsiaSat 5 100.5°E
Zee Marathi HD, Zee Bangla HD, Colors Marathi HD appeared on 12582 V DVB-S2/8PSK MPEG-4 40700 2/3,Conax
Sony HD left 12582 V
YAMAL 401 90° E
The first educational left 3674 (L) 17500 3/4
Intelsat 20 68.5°E
ViewSat package left 12722 (H)
Indian Cinema, MTV, Eurosport 1, Cartoon Network Russia & South Eastern Europe, Paramount Channel Russia, Fox Life Russia HD has appeared on 11165 (H) 45000 3/4 DVB-S2/8PSK MPEG-4 beam
EXPRESS AT1, 56°E
12034 L DVB-S2/8PSK MPEG-4 27500 3/4 — "Our favourite" appeared in the package, encoded
EXPRESS-AM6 53° E
12594 V 27500 2/3 — there was a test map (instead of test) "Face 1 Russia(HD)
Newly activated transponder 11161 V DVBS2 2122 2/3 c channel "journal of Nadym"
Opera Classic appeared on 12594 V 27500 2/3 DVB-S/MPEG-2
Türksat 3A / 4A at 42 ° F
"RTV" left 11509 (H)
«MCJ MEDIASA» left the 12345 V
"Akdeniz TV" has left 12423 V
"Kanal G28" left 12605 V
Eutelsat 36B/C, 36°E
11212 (H) 14400 3/5, DVB-S2/8PSK — "TNT International", STS International, "Kartuli Arkhi" came back
EUTELSAT Hot Bird/13 c/13B 13E 13° E
10815 (H) 27500 5/6 — The "24 TV" has left and re-scanning no longer prescribed
"Metro", "Zoom TV" appeared on 10758 V 27500 3/4 DVB-S2/8PSK in the package "Cyfrowy Polsat", coded in Nagravision
11727 V 27500 3/4 — openly appeared channel "TBN Poland". Direction — religious, broadcasting language — Polish
11642 H DVB-S2/8PSK 27500 3/4 — Registered "Sri TV", "QVC HD", Open
Opera Classic appeared on 10775 (H) 27500 5/6 DVB-S/Mpeg-2 FTA
Eutelsat 7A/7B at 7°E
11345 (H) 27500 5/6 — Open appeared "HodHod TV", "The TV Album", "ITN TV", "Gala TV", "Opera Classic TV"
"Omid Iran" gone with 11262 (H)
LaLiga 4K appeared on 10762 (H) 20000 5/6 DVB-S2 / QPSK HEVC
Opera Classic, The Album appeared on 11345 (H) 27500 5/6 DVB-S/MPEG-2
Astra 4A, 4.8° E
"TET" 11766 N is now broadcasting in 16:9
12284 V 27500 3/4 — "RIVIVAL" appeared in the package — the German version of the TV channel — broadcasting language — German
12072 (H) 27500 3/4 — "Rada" appeared openly in the package
“Ntv-Plus” work on pause
The satellite TV operator "NTV-Plus" began to sell hybrid (satellite and OTT) consoles, which allow you to watch TV and use timeshifting, pause, rewind, etc. Hardware and software platform hybrid consoles was developed by the specialists of "NTV-Plus", and "Gazprom-media Technologies" ("GPM-Technology"), whose technology partner, in turn, acted as a developer of IPTV and OTT platforms "the Lifestream" (the brand "Matreshka"). Through the provision of interactive functions "NTV-Plus" plans to increase ARPU on 5%.
“For us important services for OTT video viewing, as it services with high added value”, — said General Director of JSC "NTV‑Plus" Mikhail Demin. According to him, Russia — the country, Perhaps, with one of the lowest among developing countries ARPU. He is $1,5-3. "NTV-Plus" is the operator with the highest ARPU of the market of paid TV in Russia. "But, Nevertheless,, we are looking for mechanisms, that will help us to increase ARPU", underlined Mikhail Demin, speaking of hybrid console.
General Director of "GPM-Technologies" Vadim Fedotov told, the project hybrid set — top box-intercompany private development. He said, that a significant part of the project was realized within the holding and investment in it is difficult. Equipment supplier was South Korea's Kaonmedia, and the developers of the platform and software were "NTV-Plus" and "GPM-Technology".
Managing partner and development Director of OOO "Lifestream" Zharkyn Tursynov told to the correspondent, the company acts as a technological partner of "GPM-Technology" and helped to create OTT-project "NTV-Plus". Recall, "Matreshka" is also a partner of satellite TV operator "Orion", whose OTT-project "Telekarta Online" works on a technological cloud platform and with the technical support of the "Lifestream".
“The project is important for our holding: we seek to reduce our dependence on advertising revenues, and diversification for the delivery of content via satellite and the Internet allows you to expand the areas of paid consumption”, believes Zharkyn Tursynov. In addition, "GPM-Technology" plans to study the content consumption viewers and depending on it to develop certain products. "The video platform, we have created, today delivers peak traffic of up to 500 GB and the possibility of providing views 300 th. viewers", he said.
As noted by the project Manager of "NTV-Plus" Ruslan Zagirov, the company plans to develop various cross-platform solutions. He explained, the company is interested in, to subscribers were able to watch TV channels on smart TV, tablets and smartphones. According to Ruslan Zagirov, the operator on a daily basis working to improve the platform: updates the software, negotiating with rights holders, the platform adds new TV channels, new functionality, new interfaces.
As has told Ruslan Zagirov, interactive hybrid console connects to both satellite dish and to the Internet via cable or Wi-Fi. Thanks to this the user gets access not only to the linear TV viewing, but to OTT-services — video on demand, the function of delayed viewing, pause and rewind.
Sales of consoles launched 2 December, over the next week the console will be available in all regions of "NTV-Plus". The company will distribute the consoles in the centers of service of subscribers "NTV-Plus", the company's branches, the regional partners of the operator. In addition, equipment can be ordered on the company website.
In the monthly kit includes the console and access card. The basic cost of this kit — 6990 USD. And to 31 January 2017 g. the operator is offering new subscribers to buy a console with a card with discount for 5990 rub., and for the first month free service "Interactive TV", which includes delayed viewing, pause, Rewind, and access to online cinema. A mandatory condition of connecting to the service "Interactive TV" is a subscription to the Basic package. The subscription price for a service is 300 USD. per month.
“We look forward to, in the first phase, the share of hybrid devices will be about 10% with all newly sold equipment, and by the end of 2017 g. can grow up to 50%”, said Mikhail Demin. In addition, he added, in the internal projections "NTV-Plus" at the expense of this service when executing plans, the ARPU growth will be at least 5%.
According to J'son & Partners Сonsulting, the volume of Russian market of legal video services (online cinema, the broadcasters, operators, aggregators) this year is 9,6 bln rubles., and the growth of this market — 14% in the year, until 2019 g. According to EY, the market for non-linear TV viewing is only 5% all videopokerenlinea in Russia. "A lot or a little? It is not enough not enough, to this segment today to ignore", — said Mikhail Demin.
OTT services — one of the focuses of development of all pay-TV operators, including a satellite segment. Recall, in December 2015 g. the company "Orion" is the first among satellite operators launched a mobile application "Telekarta Online" for iOS, Android and Smart TV, which allows you to watch television channels "Telecarte" on the Internet, from any mobile device, connected to the Network, to use the function TimeShift, rewind, etc. The cost of the basic package "Telecarte Online" is 99 USD. per month.
“Tricolor Tv” develops free service "Rule the air". It allows you to put the transmission or a movie on pause or record a broadcast, however, for this subscriber should be connected to the receiver's flash card. The representative of "Tricolor TV" on Friday did not answer the question ComNews, if the company plans to create a hybrid console and to cooperate with the "Lifestream".
Partner of "Tricolor TV" — the manufacturer of equipment for digital TV, GS Group is already producing OTT set-top box. As the Director for strategic marketing of GS Group Andrey Bezrukov, the company sees significant opportunities in the development of the OTT industry in Russia. In the summer 2016 g. the company has launched the first IPTV set-top box — GS H5912.
It is designed for television broadcasting in IP networks (IPTV / OTT) and depending on which software can be used by Internet service providers, OTT-operators and content aggregators. In addition to access to digital TV channels the console supports the display of video streaming, VoD (video on demand), subtitles, etc.
According to J'son & Partners Consulting, According to the results of 2015 g. leader in the number of subscribers in the pay TV market is "Tricolor TV" with the share 29,6%. "Rostelecom" has a share in 21,7% Subscribers, "Orion", "AYR-a Telecom" and MTS — on 7% each, VimpelCom 2,9%, "AKADO" — 2,9%, "NTV-Plus" 2,7%. Analysts believe, that the pay-TV market Russia in the coming years will continue to grow in subscribers, and revenue. Where growth will be possible primarily through the development of additional services, such as VоD, Timeshift (timeshifting) or Multiroom (connecting multiple TVs in the household).
The company "NTV-PLUS" introduced a fundamentally new product — a hybrid console VA 1020.
Now subscribers can not only watch satellite TV channels in perfect quality, but also to control the air. The sale started 2 December.
Interactive hybrid console at the same time connected to the satellite antenna and to the Internet via cable or Wi-Fi. This allows in addition to the linear TV viewing to use a number of popular OTT services: video on demand, the function of delayed viewing, pause and rewind. Today interactive console NTV-PLUS subscribers opens access to the largest online library of movies, TV serials and shows, which will be significantly enhanced by adding content of different subjects and genres.
To buy an interactive console in the offices of NTV-PLYUS in Moscow, the company's branches, as well as regional partners. The basic cost of subscriber set – top boxes and access cards – 6 990 Br. According to the current 31 January 2017 the shares of new subscribers can purchase a set for 5 990 Br. In addition, the service "Interactive TV" is free for the first month (the end of the month, in which the service was connected). A mandatory condition of connecting to it is a subscription to the Basic package. The subscription price for the service "Interactive TV" is 300 rubles per month.
The emergence of interactive digital consoles VA 1020 was the result of cooperation of NTV-PLUS with South Korean company "KAONMEDIA" – one of the leading suppliers of equipment for pay-TV operators in the world. Hardware and software platform equipment was developed by specialists of NTV-PLUS, Gazprom-media Technology (included in the Gazprom-media holding).
28 channels available in Cyfrowy Polsat
On the occasion of the upcoming holidays Cyfrowy Polsat has prepared for all its subscribers a unique gift.
28 thematic channels from your favorite broadcasters at no additional charge. Promo period will last until 6 February 2017 year. During the festive period, from Cyfrowy Polsat for every member of the family will find something for themselves. Movie hits, exciting series, interesting educational programs, exciting sports broadcasts,children's programs. As part of the holiday promo period, from Cyfrowy Polsat will be available: 12 channels of movies and TV series: Paramount Channel, CBS Europe, CBS Action, Sundance TV HD, AXN HD, AXN Black, AXN White, AXN SPIN HD, Romance TV, FilmBox, Polish cinema, FOX Comedy HD; 6 educational channels: Discovery Channel HD, DTX, H2 HD, National Geographic HD, Nat Geo Wild HD, Nat Geo People HD; 4 channel lifestylowe: CBS Reality, TLC HD, Lifetime HD, Cinema Polish Music; 3 sports channel: Extreme Sports Channel HD, Eurosport 1 HD, Eurosport 2 HD 3 channel for children: Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD.
13(E): Fight Network moved to HD and stays FTA
The operator of the Italian version of Fight Network broadcasting moved the station from the classical SD resolution in high definition format (HDTV).
Signal Fight Network HD is available in unencrypted form from the satellite Eutelsat Hot Bird (13°E). The Fight Network HD channel broadcasts the arts from around the world – international competition, news of the Italian and international scene, interview live, and many other content. The station began regular broadcasts 18.11.2016. From the very beginning is part of the paid offers TV Sky Italia. Signal station remains FTA. The channel, Fight Network HD broadcasts at full resolution 1920×1080, 25 fps. The original video bit rate 3,5 Mbit/s (MPEG-4) saved. Sound available as 128 kbit/s (MPEG).
Technical parameters – Fight Network HD:
Eutelsat Hotbird 13 c (13°E), frequency 10,930 GHz, Pol. (H), SR 30000, FEC 2/3, DVB-S2 / 8PSK, FTA
The Russian RSCC wants to buy two new satellites
Russian satellite operator RSCC (Russia Satellite Communications Company) want to buy two new commercial telecommunications satellite under the code names Express 80, Express-103.
RSCC takes out a loan in the amount of 165 million dollars for the financing and production of two new satellites.Thales Alenia Space will supply the payloads for the satellites. rscc – a leading Russian satellite operator,which provides the capacity at the orbital position of 14°W to 140°E. The company works closely with international operators, Eutelsat and Intelsat. In cooperation with Eutelsat operates a ground station to provide services on the satellite Express AMU1 at position 36°E.
13°E: tests SRI TV on tp.157
2 December 2016 year on the transponder No. 157 Eutelsat Hot Bird 13E (13,0°E) there was the first TV since I left the container in connection with the financial problems of the operator BSS (Belgium Satellite Services).
Since the broadcast BSS, changed the broadcast standard (earlier – DVB-S, currently – DVB-S2) and modulation (earlier – QPSK, currently – 8PSK). At the moment the transponder uses M-Three Satcom. Transponder No. 157 active 24 November. Here are available services the DVB-IP Canaletto. During this period, the transponder several times changed the settings, in particular, tests were carried out with SR 29900 ksps. In the end,, 2 Dec settings are set in SR: 27500, FEC: 3/4, DVB-S2 / 8PSK. Now, in addition to the service DVB-IP Canaletto,in these options there is a test card channel SRI TV.
EUTELSAT Hot Bird 13E (13,0°E) TP. 157 (11,642 GHz, Pol. (H), SR 27500, FEC 3/4, DVB-S2 / 8PSK) ID: SRI TV PID V: 1781 (MPEG-2/SD) PID A: - PID PCR: 1781 SID: 1304 THE PMT PID: 1780 Provider: M-Three Satcom Coding: No