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2021-05-17 – CBR available in ASTRO license portfolio – There are several programs on a transponder. Since transponder usage is very expensive, they have maximum data rates that are shared by all stations. The digital image process is based on compression, which is of course more complex for … read more

2021-05-11 – For special requirements – The streamers of the ASTRO headend series can now be individually upgraded with many extended function options via licenses. This allows system solutions to be designed even more precisely according to customer requirements. SSLThe current streamers of … read more

2020-11-10 – The ASTRO streamers of the U-series now cover a further field of application: Besides the conversion of DVB-S2 into IP MPTS for cable network operators and DVB-S2 into IP SPTS for IPTV and hospitality applications with focus on high signal density, the new hardware and firmware … read more

2020-10-28 – The top introductory offer from ASTRO – Hotel TV systems are subject to a variety of influencing factors: whether analog or digital, IPTV and special hotel channels, the integration of various systems such as satellite, cable or terrestrial, or even the consideration of … read more

2020-06-12 – Building an IP headend is the supreme discipline in IP technology. The requirements are as diverse as the target groups of city carrier, broadcasters, system integrators and network operators: Implementation of IP in QAM, PAL, FM, streaming from DVB-X to IP, with SPTS and MPTS, … read more

2020-04-03 – It's a strange time. The Corona virus has the world under a spell of shutdown. We're heading into a situation unlike anything we've seen before. However, with all the news, some of it very disturbing, it is important to remain calm. At the same time, however, the situation is so … read more

2020-03-27 – In addition to the well-known features such as modulation of up to 64 QAM channels, multiplexing of SPTS and MPTS to new QAM channels and various redundancy mechanisms, the U 159-S now also offers the possibility of encrypting the generated transport streams. This feature is used … read more

2020-03-26 – The streamers now offer the possibility to decrypt BISS encrypted streams. BISS, the so-called "Basic Interoperable Scrambling System" is used to encrypt satellite signals for transmission. It was developed by the EBU and a hardware consortium to achieve better interoperability … read more

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