More HD Coming to DIRECTV

More high-def channels are coming to DIRECTV today. HD feeds of ESPNews, Disney Channel and Toon Disney are expected to launch today on the satellite TV platform.

INTERNATIONAL - SES Astra said it signed an additional framework contract for the marketing of its satellite based two-way broadband service ASTRA2Connect, this time in Germany with Deutsche Telekom. The commercial roll-out of the service to end-users will start later this year, the satellite services company said.