Successful entry into service of EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite
Eutelsat Communications announces the successful entry into service of its new-generation EUTELSAT KONNECT High Throughput Satellite at the 7° East orbital position. Launched aboard an Ariane rocket on 16 January 2020, the availability of EUTELSAT KONNECT had been delayed due to Covid-related interruptions in the roll-out of the ground segment, but having now completed its testing, this much ...
Eutelsat announces the appointment of Pascal Homsy as Chief Technical Officer
Eutelsat Communications announces the appointment of Pascal Homsy as Chief Technical Officer. Pascal joins Eutelsat from Thales Alenia Space where he was head of the Space Telecommunications Business Line. He brings with him some 30 years’ experience of senior management positions within major international groups ...
Eutelsat successfully launches Sat.tv, its enhanced Electronic Program Guide for free-to-air channels
Eutelsa t Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has successfully launched Sat.tv, its enhanced Electronic Program Guide for FTA channels. The service is already operating at the 7/8° West position, serving over 56 million Arabic-speaking homes across the Middle East and North Africa and is being progressively deployed at other Eutelsat video neighborhoods.
FIRST QUARTER 2020-21 REVENUES
Rodolphe Belmer, Chief Executive Officer of Eutelsat Communications, said: “Eutelsat has made a solid start to the year, with Operating Verticals revenues in line with expectations and a backlog of €4.4bn, up 3% year-on-year. Highlights of the First Quarter include the renewal of the Sky Italia contract at HOTBIRD, confirming the ongoing relevance of satellite in Western Europe ...
Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD selected by Kabelio for new Swiss HD platform
Eutelsat Communications’ HOTBIRD video neighborhood has been selected by Switzerland’s Kabelio AG for the launch of a new Swiss direct to home HD platform. This multi-year contract will enable Kabelio to leverage the unparalleled reach of Eutelsat’s premier hotspot to launch a service targeting Swiss audiences both at home and throughout Europe.
EUTELSAT ANNOUNCES SUCCESSFUL 8-YEAR BOND ISSUANCE
Launch and pricing by Eutelsat S.A. of a €600 million 1.500 per cent Eurobond due 2028 to refinance its bonds due June 2021 Eutelsat Communications today announced the successful issue by Eutelsat S.A., of 8-year senior unsecured bonds (the “Bonds”) for a total of €600 million.
Eutelsat awarded service contract by Ovzon for operation of OVZON-3 satellite
Highlighting Eutelsat’s capabilities to support customers by providing satellite operation services for commercial or governmental use. Eutelsat Communications and Ovzon AB have entered into a long-term agreement for the provision of satellite control services following a competitive bidding process involving all major satellite operators.
Azam TV migrates services to EUTELSAT 7C with multi-year contract extension and additional capacity
Azam TV has completed the migration of its video platform from the EUTELSAT 7B to EUTELSAT 7C satellite, with a multi-year extension of the existing contract and an incremental capacity commitment.
Eutelsat and Paratus sign distribution agreement for EUTELSAT KONNECT capacity over South Africa
• Multi-year contract supporting Paratus in offering market-leading Internet services in South Africa • Confirming the significant demand for connectivity on the African continent, and the unparalleled assets of Eutelsat in enabling it to be efficiently met Eutelsat Communications and Paratus, have signed a multi-year distribution agreement to bring high quality network connectivity to ...
Sky Italia renews capacity contract at Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD position
-Multi-year contract securing broadly stable revenues for Eutelsat for the medium term -Cementing long term relationship with HOTBIRD’s premier anchor customer Eutelsat Communications and Sky Italia have reached a strategic agreement for the renewal of Sky’s capacity contract at Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD position.
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.