|Teleport Awards for Excellence 2013|
du (United Arab Emirates). du provides a variety of integrated services including quad-play data, video and content services over fixed as well as mobile networks to residential and enterprise customers across the UAE. du Broadcast Services (Samacom) provides world-class professional broadcasting and Internet/data services via satellites to customer operating not only out of Dubai (55.28E longitude and 25.22N latitude) but also to regional and international customers through its world class teleport Samacom covering all the five continents. Currently, du Broadcast Services (Samacom) uplink more than 171 TV channels on different DTH platforms.
Teleport Technology of the Year
M6100 Broadcast Satellite Modulator from Newtec (Belgium). Newtec's M6100 Broadcast Satellite Modulator is the new generation DVB-S2, DVB-DSNG and DVB-S modulator specifically designed for broadcast direct-to-home (DTH), primary distribution to headends and contribution of television and radio content. The M6100 can be used in conjunction with set-top boxes, professional IRD’s or professional satellite demodulators such as the AZ910.
Bill Tillson, Co-CEO of Encompass Digital Media (USA). Mr. Tillson’s second consecutive award was due to the impressive growth Encompass has achieved through a series of acquisitions and strategic alignments by Mr. Tillson, beginning with the purchase of Andrita Studios in Los Angeles, and continuing through the company’s most recent acquisition, Teleport Internacional Buenos Aires (TIBA), in November of 2012.
SES, was the underwriter of the 2014 Teleport Awards for Excellence Ceremony and Luncheon. SES is a leading telecommunications satellite operator with a global fleet of 44 geostationary satellites that can reach 99% of the world’s population. In addition to our satellites being the world's leading television distribution platform we also deliver services as diverse as broadcasting, internet access, data transmission and business and government communications to customers worldwide. SES holds participations in satellite operators QuetzSat, Ciel, O3b Networks, YahLive, as well as in a number of satellite service provision companies.