ViaSat, Eutelsat in-flight Internet partnership wins new European service contract
ViaSat Inc. and Eutelsat Communications continue to execute on their strategy to deliver high-quality satellite-based Internet connectivity to the commercial air market in Europe. Finnair announced today it has signed an agreement with ViaSat to install a high-speed wireless Internet network across the airline’s entire Airbus A320 series short-haul fleet flying in Europe.
InfraMed invests in Eutelsat’s ‘Broadband for Africa’ satellite venture
Eutelsat Communications and InfraMed have entered into an agreement whereby InfraMed becomes a c.21% shareholder in ‘Broadband for Africa’, the venture set up by Eutelsat to provide satellite broadband services on the African continent.
Panasonic scales up Eutelsat capacity over Asia Pacific for in-flight Internet and TV services
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced that Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic), the largest provider of in-flight entertainment and communications services, has booked additional capacity on the EUTELSAT 172A satellite to deliver broadband connectivity and TV services to commercial airlines over the Pacific Ocean region.
EUTELSAT 7B satellite chosen by Liquid Telecom for major broadcast deal and for new enterprise customers across Africa
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced a multi-year agreement with Liquid Telecom, a leading independent data, voice and IP provider in Africa for multiple transponders on the EUTELSAT 7B satellite.
Eutelsat and Space Systems Loral test potential of Extremely High Frequencies (EHF) on EUTELSAT 65 West A as a blueprint for future broadband systems
Eutelsat Communications and Space Systems Loral have successfully carried out transmissions in Extremely High Frequencies (EHF) using an experimental payload flown into space on the EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite.
EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite goes live at 65° West
Eutelsat Communications announces that its EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite, launched on 9 March, is now fully powered up and ready for service across Brazil and Latin America. The satellite inaugurates Eutelsat’s presence at the 65° West position, a premier location for broadcasting in Brazil.
Eutelsat Selects Gilat Technology to Power Satellite Broadband Services in Western Russia
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world's leading satellite operators, today announced its selection of Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, to power a new range of broadband services in Western Russia.
EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite speeds into space
The successful lift-off of the Ariane rocket carrying the EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite into space lit up the night sky today in Kourou, French Guiana. The Ariane launcher ferrying Eutelsat’s newest satellite into space took off on 9 March at 02.20 (05.20 UTC) and delivered EUTELSAT 65 West A into its transfer orbit after a 27-minute flight.
EUTELSAT 65 West A flies into Kourou for Ariane launch on 9 March
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that its EUTELSAT 65 west A satellite arrived in Kourou on 6 February and is on track for launch on 9 March by an Ariane rocket. Lift-off of the 6.5 tonne satellite is scheduled on 9 March at 02:22 local time (05:22 GMT, 06:22 CET).
Afrique Telecom, Eutelsat and Wikimédia France to offer free access to French-language Wikipedia in Africa
Afrique Telecom, Eutelsat and Wikimédia France combine skills in large-scale initiative to extend free access to French-language Wikipedia in Sub-Saharan Africa via Wi-Fi hotspots
Ooredoo chooses Eutelsat’s high-performance KA-SAT satellite to launch new broadband services for businesses in Qatar
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, today announced a distribution agreement between its Eutelsat Broadband subsidiary and Ooredoo, Qatar’s leading communications company, to deliver an enhanced VSAT service for businesses called “VSAT Internet”.
Elara scales up capacity on Eutelsat fleet with multi-satellite agreement for data services in Latin America
Elara Comunicaciones, a leading provider of telecommunications and technology services in Mexico, has once again boosted its capacity on the Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) fleet through a multi-year, multi-transponder and multi-satellite agreement with Eutelsat Americas that will allow Elara to provide data services in Mexico and across Latin America.