Eutelsat’s Sat.tv app now available on connected TVs
Eutelsat Communications today announced at the IBC show in Amsterdam that its Sat.tv app, the smart programme guide available through tablets and smartphones, is now running on connected TVs using the HbbTV standard. Available for free channels broadcasting from Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD and 7/8° West video neighbourhoods, Sat.tv helps viewers browse through hundreds of free channels and track their ...
EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite takes Echourouk News to Algerian viewers in High Definition
On the occasion of DISCOP Dubai, that brings together key TV players from across the Middle East and North Africa, Algeria’s Echourouk media group announces its selection of the EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite to broadcast the High Definition version of its flagship news channel, Echourouk News.
Eutelsat 7/8° West video neighbourhood in pole position, serving over 52 million TV homes in Middle East and North Africa
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today unveiled the results of its new survey on TV reception modes and trends across the Middle East and North Africa.
EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite in final stretch of manufacturing
The EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite of Eutelsat Communications is in the final stretch of manufacturing and on track for launch by an Ariane 5 rocket in mid-2015. The 5.8 tonne satellite has finished launch environment tests and is now going through a final round of payload performance checks at Thales Alenia Space’s factory in Cannes.
Eutelsat key video satellites broadcasting TV into 274 million homes in Europe, North Africa, Middle East
Eutelsat TV Observatory shows strong uptick of homes receiving television directly or indirectly by satellite. Satellite confirmed as a core digital infrastructure.
Nilesat inks multi-transponder contracts with Eutelsat on EUTELSAT 8 West B broadcast satellite
Eutelsat Communications and Nilesat, the Egyptian satellite operator, announced that Nilesat has taken a long-term lease for multiple transponders on the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite to be launched in mid-2015 to the leading video neighbourhood in the Middle East and North Africa.