Cable & Telecom

Telesat to feed new IPTV service

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Auroras Entertainment, a new IPTV service which says it will be made available across North America said today that Telesat will be its satellite provider. Auroras is developing a fully integrated Internet Protocol television service available using C-band service from Telesat's Anik F2 satellite. "It is the only platform designed to distribute standard and high-definition television channels, encoded at full resolution through both Telesat's satellite and terrestrial elements," says the press release. "This will make Auroras the first and only fully redundant, DVB-S2 transport network for IPTV - ensuring the highest level of reliability available on the...