Tags: broadband connectivity
European space and digital players to study build of EU’s satellite-based connectivity system
The European Commission has selected a consortium of European satellite manufacturers, operators and service providers, telco operators and launch service providers to study the design, development and launch of a European-owned space-based communication system.
Successful launch of EUTELSAT KONNECT
The EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite was successfully launched into Geostationary Transfer Orbit by Arianespace using an Ariane 5 rocket that lifted off from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, at 9.05 pm Universal Time (10.05 pm CET) on January 16.
Eutelsat’s KONNECT satellite ready to ship to launch site
The all-electric KONNECT communications satellite built by Thales Alenia Space, the joint company between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), for the international operator Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) is now undergoing final preparation prior to being shipped to the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, for a launch planned mid-January 2020.
Successful mating of Eutelsat's KONNECT satellite payload with its all-electric platform
An important milestone in the construction of the satellite at Thales Alenia Space facilities in Cannes
Eutelsat targets a bright future in new corporate video
Eutelsat places the art of connectivity at the heart of its new corporate video
Jean-Claude Tshipama joins Eutelsat to head up Broadband in Africa
Paris, 26 April 2018 – Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced having finalised the staffing of its teams in charge of broadband activities with the appointment of Jean-Claude Tshipama, who will be heading Broadband in Africa to promote satellite broadband connectivity in Africa. A seasoned expert in Africa’s telecommunications With an executive MBA and a Master's degree in e
Eutelsat and China Unicom join forces to provide satellite communication services in the framework of the “Belt and Road” initiative
On the occasion of French President Emmanuel Macron’s state visit to China, Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China United Network Communications Co., Ltd. (China Unicom) that is aimed at addressing the fast-growing satellite communications market in Asia-Pacific in the framework of the “Belt and Road” initiative.
EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite chosen to enhance Alaska's connectivity landscape
Alaska Communications, Alaska’s leading broadband and managed IT service provider, has signed a long-term multi-transponder agreement with Eutelsat Americas, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), to extend access to telecom services for businesses, schools, health care providers, state and local governments across Alaska.
La Poste Sénégal picks Eutelsat to interconnect 200 post offices
Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, today announced a multi-year agreement with La Poste Sénégal, the country’s public postal service company, to interconnect 200 post offices nationwide.
An easy lesson to closing the broadband gap for European schools
European Commission’s latest study on satellite broadband for schools delivers answers on how to get more schools online.
Changing the face of in-the-field connectivity for the humanitarian sector
A new generation of satellite equipment is changing the face of connectivity for aid workers in the field during humanitarian crises. Eutelsat’s Simon Gray is in Abuja at Future-Sat Africa to present how we have designed and developed new satellite kits that are easy to transport, deploy and connect.
Eutelsat and ViaSat Close European Broadband Joint Venture
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) today closed their partnering arrangement combining Eutelsat’s established European broadband business with ViaSat’s broadband technology know-how and Internet Service Provider (ISP) business expertise.
Eutelsat's 12 days of Christmas
With 2017 just around the corner, let’s look in the rear-view mirror at some of the solid partnerships, strong commercial wins and stellar launches Eutelsat achieved in 2016!
GLOBAL Technologies and Eutelsat team to serve Mattel, Mauritania’s leading mobile operator
GLOBAL Technologies, an international full service technology company has signed a multi-year contract with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for C-band capacity on the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite in order to upgrade the mobile and Internet network of Mattel, a subsidiary of Tunisie Télécom and Mauritania’s leading mobile operator.
Eutelsat unveils ‘Konnect Africa’ brand for satellite broadband venture
Today’s launch at the Africacom event of the ‘Konnect Africa’ brand by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) marks a change in scope of the ‘Broadband for Africa’ venture set up to galvanise the market for satellite broadband services in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Eutelsat puts Africa broadband programme back on track with multi-year capacity agreement with Yahsat
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and Yahsat, the Abu Dhabi-based international satellite operator, have signed a multi-year capacity agreement giving Broadband for Africa, Eutelsat’s African broadband venture, access to high-performance commercial Ka-band capacity for broadband services across Sub-Saharan Africa.
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.