MX1, Astra extend deal with Discovery Networks Germany

Thursday 22 December 2016 | 16:22 CET | News
SES announced that MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES and a media service provider, and Astra, an European DTH satellite system, extended their contracts with Discovery Networks Germany for capacity, content management and playout. The contract covers the broadcasting of the Discovery channels DMax, TLC, Eurosport 1 and DMax Austria in SD, and DMax, TLC and Eurosport 1 in HD via the Astra satellites at 19.2 degrees East. The agreement also allows Discovery Networks Germany to use the media service platform "MX1 360" for content management and playout. The "MX1 360" platform is fully

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: SES
Countries: Germany
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Satellite still most popular means to receive TV in Germany

Published 10 Apr 2018 15:55 CET | Germany
The number of German households receiving television service by satellite increased by 130,000 to 17.72 million in 2017, making ...

ProSiebenSat.1, Discovery start German OTT TV/video JV

Published 02 May 2017 12:19 CET | Germany
German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery Communications unveiled a streaming joint venture to offer their TV ...

TecTime TV goes off the air

Published 09 Jan 2017 10:03 CET | Germany
German technology television station TecTime TV has stopped broadcasting after its parent company declared insolvency on 02 ...

SES, Canal+ strike satellite capacity deal

Published 19 Dec 2016 08:12 CET | Africa
SES and Canal+ Group have signed a long-term, multi-year, multi-transponder framework agreement for SES satellite capacity in ...

SES joins board of 5G Infrastructure Association

Published 13 Dec 2016 09:07 CET | World
SES has announced that Christine Leurquin, its VP of institutional relations and communications, has been elected to the Board of ...

Insight TV joins SES ultra HD platform in North America

Published 25 Oct 2016 11:05 CET | North America
SES entered into a strategic capacity and playout agreement with Netherlands-based company Tern to deliver the interactive ultra ...

Bobbles contracts SES, MX1 for pay-TV platform launch

Published 11 Aug 2016 10:20 CET | Europe
Bobbles.TV has selected SES capacity and MX1 services for its newly-launched bobbles.tv pay-TV platform for expats in Europe. ...

MX1 is the new name for SES' media services division

Published 06 Jul 2016 14:42 CET | Luxembourg
Satellite group SES said MX1 is the new name for its global media services activities created by the merger of SES Platform ...