EBU and ABU demand spectrum protection

Posted on Oct 31, 2014 in AIB News, Slider

Leaders of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) have demanded global action to protect spectrum to guarantee the future of broadcasting. The call was made on the closing day of the 50th Anniversary Annual Assembly of the ABU (28 October) which was hosted in Macau by the public service broadcaster of the China Special Administrative Region Macau, Teledifusao de Macau, S.A.R. (TDM). EBU Director...

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SES reports Q3 2014 results

Posted on Oct 31, 2014 in AIB News

SES S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) reports financial results for the nine months and three months ended 30 September 2014. 1.        HIGHLIGHTS: YTD Q3 2014 growth compared to prior year period As reported At constant FX  “Constant FX” refers to the restatement of comparative figures to neutralise currency variations and thus facilitate comparison. Comparative revenue and operating expenses for 2013 are also...

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Arabsat holds Board Meeting in Dubai with the participation of nine Arab countries

Posted on Oct 31, 2014 in AIB News

Arab Satellite Communications Organization – Arabsat – holds its next  Board of Directors meetings in  Dubai, UAE, from 5th –  6th November 2014 , headed by the Saudi  Ministry of Information Deputy and Arabsat Chairman Eng. / Saleh bin Abdulaziz AL-Moughaelith. Nine Arab countries are participating in this meeting , Saudi Arabia – Kuwait – Libya – Qatar – United Arab Emirates – Oman – Iraq –...

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Interpol rejects Egyptian request for journalist’s arrest

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 in AIB News, Slider

  Interpol, the international organisation for police cooperation, has rejected a request from Egypt to issue one of its red notices against Ahmed Mansour, an Al Jazeera journalist. According to Interpol’s website, a red notices is issued in order “to seek the location and arrest of wanted persons with a view to extradition of similar lawful action.” Mr. Mansour was convicted earlier this month in absentia by an Egyptian...

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RT launches dedicated UK news channel – RT UK

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 in AIB News

Global news network RT announces RT UK to go live on Thursday, October 30th 2014   Global news network RT announces today the official launch of its dedicated United Kingdom news channel, RT UK. RT UK will air both live and pre-recorded original programming to UK audiences from October 30th 2014, and will be available to more than 90% of UK households via Freeview (Channel 135) and Sky (Channel 512).   Broadcasting from its new London...

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SES and Es’hailSat sign consultancy agreement

Posted on Oct 27, 2014 in AIB News

SES TechCom, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) and Es’hailSat, The Qatar Satellite Company registered in the State of Qatar, announce the signing of a comprehensive consultancy service agreement. The agreement provides Es’hailSat full access to the technical experience and engineering know-how of SES, one of the market leaders in satellite communications. In the framework of the...

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