Astra

01.19.09
SES ASTRA satellite experiences technical anomaly, enters retirement
01.19.09

SES ASTRA satellite experiences technical anomaly, enters retirement

Satellite failures aren't completely unheard of or anything, but it's always a sad day when a dutif...

By D. Murph,   01.19.09
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12.11.08
Satellite TV turns 20 in the UK
12.11.08

Satellite TV turns 20 in the UK

You know, we could just aimlessly fire off unnecessary congratulatory remarks about the 20th birthd...

By D. Murph,   12.11.08
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12.02.08
MTVNHD headed to France via SES ASTRA
12.02.08

MTVNHD headed to France via SES ASTRA

MTVNHD -- the international variant of MHD Palladia -- promised to continue its quest for European d...

By R. Lawler,   12.02.08
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11.22.08
TNTSAT expands reach in France, going HD in February 2009
11.22.08

TNTSAT expands reach in France, going HD in February 2009

TNTSAT, a digital terrestrial free-TV offer via the ASTRA satellite system, has just found its way i...

By D. Murph,   11.22.08
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10.20.08
ASTRA sees 30% increase in HD channels over three months
10.20.08

ASTRA sees 30% increase in HD channels over three months

We usually try to skim right over meaningless gloating from companies, but ASTRA's latest back-patt...

By D. Murph,   10.20.08
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08.19.08
SES ASTRA tardily trumpets 12 channels of HD Olympics across Europe
08.19.08

SES ASTRA tardily trumpets 12 channels of HD Olympics across Europe

There's nothing here that wasn't apparent already, but SES ASTRA is just now getting around to boas...

By D. Murph,   08.19.08
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06.26.08
ARTE HD launching on SES Astra July 1
06.26.08

ARTE HD launching on SES Astra July 1

SES ASTRA's at it again, this time adding ARTE HD's German programming starting July 1. Francophones...

By R. Lawler,   06.26.08
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04.21.08
ORF HD launches on SES Astra May 1
04.21.08

ORF HD launches on SES Astra May 1

SES Astra doesn't seem to have trouble filling Sat.1 and ProSieben HD's transponder, its latest HD c...

By R. Lawler,   04.21.08
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03.11.08
Canal Digitaal gears up to launch its first HD channels in Dutch market
03.11.08

Canal Digitaal gears up to launch its first HD channels in Dutch market

As the European HD changes continue to roll out, along comes news that Canal Digitaal is getting se...

By D. Murph,   03.11.08
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