Transponder news for 01.07.2017
Azerspace 1 46°E
Tv channel “Next TV HD” Appeared on 11095 V 30000 3/4. DVB-S2. Open
Astra 4A, 4.8° E
K75 International и ATG EU BSS на 12380 N 27500 FEC 3/4 are temporarily opened
Capri Television appeared on 11565H, SR: 8000, FEC: 3/4, (SID:164; PID:1272; A.PID Language: 1532 Ita) DVB-S2 / 8PSK, MPEG-4, Open
RTRS will send two digital multiplex at the satellite. For all
On the pages of our magazine some time ago published an article, where the head of RTRS Andrew Romanchenko shared future development of terrestrial digital television in Russia. Then he made some interesting or amusing thoughts. It was almost a year ago and during that time some news, who then announced Mr. Romashchenko, have come true. In particular, It started test broadcasting in UHD with Ostankino tower. At the same time the information was announced, that those in Russia, who can not take two essential digital multiplex, will watch them via satellite. Just a few days ago in an interview to "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" were announced details on this subject.
So, RF coverage plans two digital multiplexes signal appears slightly more 98 percent of the population. The rest of the two percent of the state is planning to organize a direct satellite broadcast. This point once again confirmed the head of the RTRS. And at the moment the decision is expected at the governmental level, which will announce the organization chart DTH-broadcasting 20 the main federal channels via satellite for the Russian citizens. Apparently, it will be free, that seriously hit by the interests of the commercial satellite DTH-operators.
In 2018 expected shutdown of the analog signal of the federal television channels in cities with populations of less than 100 thousands of people. Over time, the frequencies freed RTRS still plans to organize a third broadcasting, fourth and subsequent digital multiplexes. True, this statement is contrary to the thoughts of other chiefs of Roskomnadzor, and the Ministry of Communications. Therefore, to say something concrete on this subject will be in the next year.
“France 24” will begin broadcasting in HD
In July 2017 year open information channel France 24 will begin broadcasting in high definition. This follows from the information, transmitted by e-mail to users of the Italian satellite platform tivùsat. In accordance with the correspondence, France 24 English и France 24 Français will be available in July from the satellite Eutelsat Hot Bird (13°E) in HD quality.
Currently, France Canal 24 broadcast opened with a number of orbital positions, including the satellite Eutelsat Hot Bird 13C (13°E) Standard Definition. Curious, that not the broadcaster announces upcoming launch of «France 24 HD», and the Italian Platform, which has a channel in its proposal. The official announcement of the start of «France 24 HD »to be expected in the near future.
It is not yet clear, whether «France 24 HD »begin broadcasting only in the Hot Bird satellites or other channel HD-version also will. It is not known well, how long to maintain the broadcaster broadcast in SD
SES and MDA will prolong the life of satellites
Компания ITS (on the stock exchange Euronext Paris and on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) and the international company MDA, working in communications and information sector, today announced an agreement, governing the conduct of special missions to extend the life of the satellites in orbit by sending them a special space "tanker", built by SSL, is the American subsidiary of MDA and leading provider of innovative systems for satellites and spacecraft.
SES company will be the first commercial customer, who use the services of the satellite "tanker", and can activate the service at the right time with minimal impact on the operation of the satellites. The agreement also provides for the possibility of new missions to extend the life of satellites.
SES company will work with the new venture - Space Infrastructure Services (SIS), which will ensure the commercialization of complex services within the operation of the satellites. The SIS entered into an agreement with SSL, aimed at developing a high-performance service of the spacecraft, which would correspond to the requirements and demands of the program a robotic servicing geosynchronous satellites (RSGS) from the Advanced Research Projects Agency of the US Department of Defense (DARPA).
This program provides for checks, repairs, redeployment of geosynchronous satellites. Also, the creators of the program planned for inclusion in it the possibility of refueling satellites in orbit, at the end of which the fuel.
"Maintenance of spacecraft in orbit is of paramount importance for the development of the architecture of the next generation of communications satellites. It allows satellite operators - such, like us - for more flexibility in the management of satellite fleet and meeting the demands of our customers ", - said the technical director of SES, Martin Halliwell. - "After analyzing extensive experience SSL companies and MDA, we can say with confidence, that the new company will be able to become a reliable partner during the refueling mission, as well as help the company SES increase the value of satellites, orbiting ".
"As a pioneer in the field of maintenance of the new generation of satellites, SES company is committed in every way to improve the entire space and satellite ecosystem ", - says President and CEO of MDA Howard L. Lens. - "We are pleased with the conclusion of an agreement with the company SES refueling satellites and will be happy to provide them with more opportunities to manage the satellite constellation".
Spacecraft servicing satellite is planned for launch in 2021 year.
Tests with satellite broadcast Asteroid Day 2017 on Astra 1L satellite (19,2°E) They were transferred from an SD to HD.
Broadcasting continues at frequency 11,288 GHz, Pol. V (SR: 22000, FEC: 2/3; DVB-S2 / 8PSK) entitled “Asteroid Day 2017”.
Asteroid Day 2017 will officially 30 June 2017 year. On this day, will be held a series of broadcasts of a global campaign - from lectures and other educational activities, to concerts and events. The purpose of the – raise public awareness of the need to detect and more accurately track the motion of asteroids.
ASTRA 1 l (19,2°E)
TP. 6 (11,288 GHz, Pol. V, SR: 22000, FEC: 2/3; DVB-S2 / 8PSK)
ID: Asteroid Day 2017
PID V: 720 (MPEG-4/HD)
PID A: 730
PID PCR: 720
THE PMT PID: 710
Kodirovanie: No (FTA)
Zoom TV with coding systems for nc +
29 June this year for Zoom TV channel, available from the transponder No. 112 платформы digital Polsat со спутника Eutelsat hot bird 13c (13,0°E) at a frequency of 10,758 GHz, Paul. V, (SR: 27500, FEC: 3/4; DVB-S2 / 8PSK), systems have included coding Nagra MA (S4 and N3), and Conax CAS7, characteristic for the platform nc+.
The station will be officially included in the offer 30 June 2017 , and will be available at the position 42. SD version of the channel is connected to all major packages operator: Start+, Comfort+ и Extra+.
“We are pleased to, that our channel is attached to the proposal nc +, the leading satellite platform in Poland. Zoom TV is already available in the proposals of all major cable and satellite operators in the country,” - говорит Ewa Michalska, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cable Television Networks & Partners Sp o.o., Zoom TV broadcaster.
“Zoom TV channel will be a great addition offers an extensive platform nc +, wherein, certainly, benefit our subscribers. We are pleased at the same time, that other broadcasters and channels, available on MUX 8 fall in our proposal,” - говорит Anna Limbach-Uryn, Director of the Department of software platform nc +.
Product specification Zoom TV:
Eutelsat Hotbird 13 c (13,0°E)
TP. 112 (10,758 GHz, Pol. V, SR: 27500, FEC: 3/4; DVB-S2 / 8PSK)
ID: Zoom TV
PID V: 321 (MPEG-4/SD)
PID A: 577
PID PCR: 321
THE PMT PID: 32
Provider: Cyfrowy Polsat S.a.
Kodirovanie: Conax (NC +), Nagra MA (S4 / N3 – NC +, N3 – Cyfrowy Polsat) , Viaccess PC3.0 (Orange)