BluTV leverages unique coverage of EUTELSAT 65 West A to launch new Brazilian broadcast platform
1Sat Telecomunicaçoes today launches BluTV, a new Direct to Home broadcast platform dedicated to the Brazilian market, leveraging the unparalleled coverage of Eutelsat Communications’ (Euronext Paris: ETL) EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite. BluTV’s basic offer will include over 100 channels of films, series, sports, lifestyle, culture and news, broadcast in a mix of standard and high definition.
FULL YEAR 2019-20 RESULTS
The Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications, chaired by Dominique D’Hinnin, reviewed the financial results for the year ended 30 June 2020.
Eutelsat to acquire European satellite broadband activities of Bigblu Broadband
- Immediate access to an efficient retail platform with proven track record across Europe - Preparing for entry into service of KONNECT and KONNECT VHTS satellites Eutelsat Communications has reached an agreement with Bigblu Broadband to acquire its European satellite broadband activities.
Eutelsat and Intelsat sign multi-year, strategic agreement to secure the 48°East orbital position for EUTELSAT QUANTUM
Eutelsat Communications and Intelsat S.A. have signed a long-term partnership agreement securing the 48°East orbital position. EUTELSAT QUANTUM will be located at the position, where the operators both have orbital rights. Expected to be launched by the end of 2020, EUTELSAT QUANTUM is a full expansion satellite providing premium capacity with unprecedented flexibility features.
EUTELSAT 8 West B selected by Strong Roots for new DTH platform in Ethiopia and the Middle East
Eutelsat Communications and Strong Roots Ethiopia Broadcasting Service PLC have concluded a Master Service Agreement for a Ku capacity on a 36 MHz transponder on Eutelsat’s EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite. The capacity will enable Strong Roots to launch a new free to air DTH platform covering Ethiopia as well as Ethiopian diaspora in zones within the satellite’s footprint, notably the Middle East.
CANAL+ to launch first premium DTH platform over Ethiopia, broadcast from EUTELSAT 7C
Eutelsat Communications and CANAL+ have signed a multi-year, multi-transponder contract for Ku capacity on EUTELSAT 7C to support the launch by CANAL+ of a premium DTH platform in Ethiopia at the beginning of 2021.
WTA Certification Program Renews Tier 4 Certification of Eutelsat’s Paris-Rambouillet Teleport
World Teleport Association (WTA) has renewed the Tier 4 certification of Eutelsat Communications’ Rambouillet Teleport in France under WTA’s Teleport Certification Program, following an audit of the facility by the association.
Orange partners with Eutelsat to provide broadband via satellite throughout France
Orange has purchased from Eutelsat Communications all available capacity on the EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite to cover the entire French territory. It will enable Orange’s consumer customer base, even those living in the most isolated areas, to benefit from very high-speed fixed broadband via satellite from January 2021.
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TV TEM selects EUTELSAT 65 West A to assure continuity of content distribution following C-band re-purposing in Brazil
• Multi-year contract leveraging EUTELSAT 65 West A’s unparalleled coverage of Brazil • Benefiting from Eutelsat’s ‘Planned C-Band’ solution to assure seamless migration TV TEM, an affiliate of TV Globo, has signed a multi-year contract with Eutelsat Communications for capacity on its EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite to distribute its programming within its concession region ...
Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD position selected by Travel Africa Network to launch first HD African Travel Channel
- Leveraging Eutelsat’s premier video hotspot at 13° East - Multi-year contract enabling Travel Africa Network to broadcast content to Europe and MENA Eutelsat Communications’ HOTBIRD video hotspot has been selected by Travel Africa Network for the broadcast of its first High Definition African travel channel, with 100% African content dedicated to promoting tourism and hospitality in Africa.
THIRD QUARTER AND NINE MONTH 2019-20 REVENUES
• Third Quarter Operating Verticals revenues down 1.6% year-on-year; up 1.2% quarter-on-quarter • Broadcast showing resilience, with return to slight growth quarter-on-quarter • Backlog of €4.2bn representing 3.2 years of revenues • Updated financial objectives confirmed