Eutelsat successfully decommissions EUTELSAT 5 West A satellite
Initially designed for a 15-year lifetime, the EUTELSAT 5 West A satellite has retired after an impressive 20+ years of fruitful in-orbit operation. The satellite was successfully re-orbited as planned to more than 400km above the geostationary arc, the propulsion system depressurised and the electrical equipment on board passivated. The final operation to de-activate the remaining Radio Frequency
Eutelsat bridging the digital divide in Africa by providing ubiquitous, reliable, and affordable connectivity services
In June 2022, Eutelsat joined the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Partner2Connect Digital Coalition. The coalition is a multistakeholder platform mobilising resources, partnerships, and commitments to foster meaningful connectivity and digital transformation in the hardest-to-connect communities. Within this framework, Eutelsat pledged to connect 1 million ...
Eutelsat statement on the suspension of broadcasting activities with respect to certain channels in Russia and Iran
Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) implements as soon as possible all restrictive measures on broadcasting activities adopted by the competent French and European Union regulatory bodies in line with its commitments. In this context, and as of Wednesday, 21December 2022, Eutelsat has enforced the following:
Eutelsat’s Statement on the Decision issued by Arcom on December 14 2022
Eutelsat acknowledges the new decision issued this afternoon by Arcom, the French Regulatory Authority for Audiovisual and Digital Communication.
Eutelsat confirms that according to its policy of systematically implementing Arcom’s decisions, it will no longer be involved in the broadcasting of the three sanctioned channels within the prescribed time-frame.
Result of the Option to Reinvest the Dividend in Shares
At the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Eutelsat Communications (ISIN : FR0010221234 - Euronext Paris : ETL) held on November 10, 2022, shareholders approved payment of a dividend of €0.93 per share for the financial year ended 30 June 2022, and the option for the shareholder of receiving the entire part of the dividend either in cash or in new shares of the Company.
Eutelsat reiterates its support for Télécoms Sans Frontières by becoming the NGO's sponsor
Eutelsat Communications, one of the largest global satellite operators, and Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF), the world’s first NGO focusing on emergency aid telecommunications, today announced the inking of a multi-year sponsorship deal that follows on from a previous long-term partnership agreement between the two companies initiated in 2007.
Eutelsat selects Thales Alenia Space to build a new Flexible Software-Defined Satellite
New generation of high-throughput, software-defined satellite, allowing flexibility and instant reconfigurability, to adapt to changing missions
Reinforcing Eutelsat’s in-orbit assets to serve surging demand for Connectivity in the Americas
Paris, 1st December 2022 - Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has selected Thales Alenia Space (Thales 67 % and Leonardo 33 %) to build a next-
Eutelsat appoints Christophe Caudrelier as Chief Financial Officer
Paris, 24 November 2022 – Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the appointment of Christophe Caudrelier as Chief Financial Officer, effective at the latest on 2nd January 2023.
Christophe Caudrelier brings a wealth of experience as CFO from his 30-year career in global industries where operational excellence and long-term investments are key to successfully addressing t
Successful launch of EUTELSAT 10B: a satellite bringing new inflight and maritime connectivity services
Incremental HTS Ku-band capacity addressing demand in mobile connectivity Substantial firm commitments from leading in-flight connectivity service providers Ensuring service continuity for customers on EUTELSAT 10A
Paris, 23 November 2022 – Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has announced that the EUTELSAT 10B satellite was successfully launched into Geostationary T
Signing of the Final Agreement Relating to the Combination Between Eutelsat and OneWeb
Paris, 15 November 2022 - Following the issuance by the employee representative bodies of their opinion on the proposed combination between Eutelsat Communications and OneWeb announced on 26 July 2022, the Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications (ISIN: FR0010221234 - Euronext Paris: ETL, “Eutelsat”) has approved the transaction.
Consequently, Eutelsat and the main shareholders of OneWeb
Tizeti and Eutelsat collaborate to bridge Nigeria’s digital divide with community satellite broadband
Eutelsat Communications, the leading satellite operator has inked a deal with Tizeti, West Africa’s pioneer solar-based internet service provider and a leading provider of community connectivity solutions to jointly improve broadband penetration in Nigeria, especially in underserved locations.
Successful launch of EUTELSAT HOTBIRD 13G satellite
Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announced that EUTELSAT HOTBIRD 13G satellite was successfully launched into Geostationary Transfer Orbit by American space launch provider SpaceX using a Falcon 9 rocket that lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA at 1.22 am Eastern time on November 3rd (corresponding to 5.22 am UTC and 6.22 am CET on November 3rd).