Telefonica selects Eutelsat HOTBIRD neighbourhood to broadcast RTVE video and radio content
Eutelsat Communications has secured a multi-year capacity contract at its flagship HOTBIRD neighbourhood with Spain’s leading telecommunications operator, Telefonica.
Eutelsat announces first signing of Eutelsat CIRRUS solution on the African continent with Orao Telecom Congo
On the inaugural day of AfricaCom 2019, Eutelsat Communications announces a multiyear contract signature with Orao Telecom Congo for video capacity aboard one of its satellites located at 7° East, a privileged position for Africa. In a first for the African continent, Orao Telecom Congo has also signed up to Eutelsat CIRRUS; Eutelsat’s hybrid satellite/OTT delivery of channels.
EUTELSAT 117 West A selected by Orby TV for new United States DTH satellite service
Eutelsat Americas, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), has been selected by Orby TV for capacity on the EUTELSAT 117 West A satellite. The multi-year, multi-transponder agreement between the companies was announced at the International Broadcast Convention (IBC 2019) following Orby TV’s recent launch of its new and affordable satellite service ....
EUTELSAT 65 West A selected by Ultra DTH for new pay-TV platform across the Caribbean and the Andean region
Ultra DTH Inc. has signed a multiyear, multi-transponder agreement with Eutelsat Americas, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) for capacity on the EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite to support the launch of a white label DTH platform across the Caribbean and the Andean region.
Mondo Globo selects Eutelsat CIRRUS to launch new Arabic TV offer
Hybrid satellite-OTT solution Eutelsat CIRRUS enables delivery of Telearabia PRO; an engaging platform of sought-after Arabic TV channels Dubai, Paris, 12 March, 2019 – Eutelsat Communications has secured the first customer for its recently launched Eutelsat CIRRUS delivery solution, with rapidly-growing video distributor, Mondo Globo/MCNC.
Eutelsat takes a further step in the integration of satellite into the IP ecosystem with the launch of Eutelsat CIRRUS
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) is launching Eutelsat CIRRUS, a hybrid satellite-OTT delivery solution, enabling broadcasters to offer a flexible, seamless content experience across multiple screens.
Mega-Choice launches news and entertainment focused TV platform in Ghana with Eutelsat
Mega-Choice Digital Network, an associate company of Crystal TV, Ghana's first private television network, today officialised the launch of its new Direct-to-Home TV service in Ghana at the International Summit on Content Management for Digital Broadcasting and Media taking place in Accra. A ten-year contract has been inked with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for capacity ...
EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite powered up and now in full commercial service
Eutelsat Communications announces that its new EUTELSAT 8 West B has been fully powered up and is already broadcasting TV channels to over 52 million homes in the Middle East and North Africa. Launched on August 20 by an Ariane 5 rocket, the new high-power satellite is co-located with a constellation of satellites operated by Eutelsat and Nilesat at the 7/8 degrees West neighbourhood.
Arqiva scales up Eutelsat satellite capacity for DTH broadcasting
Arqiva, the leading communications infrastructure and media services company in the UK, announced today that it has signed a multi-year commitment with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for a 14th transponder at the 28° East video neighbourhood, to serve the UK DTH (Direct-to-Home) broadcasting market.
Telekom Austria Group and ANTIK Telecom pick EUTELSAT 16A satellite for new “ANTIK Sat” TV platform in Slovakia and Czech Republic
Telekom Austria Group, Austria’s leading telco, and ANTIK Telekom, the largest regional telco in Slovakia, have selected the EUTELSAT 16A satellite of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for their new Direct-to-Home platform for the Slovak and Czech market.
EUTELSAT 8 West B launch success
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that its EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite was successfully launched into orbit by an Ariane 5 rocket on August 20 at 20.34 UTC (17.34 in Kourou). Partial deployment of the solar panels of the 5.8 tonne satellite was completed within four hours of separation.
AREWA24 launches on EUTELSAT 16A satellite to expand footprint across Nigeria and surrounding regions
AREWA24, the first-of-its-kind free-to-air Hausa-language entertainment and lifestyle channel, announces a multi-year capacity lease with Eutelsat Communications on the EUTELSAT 16A satellite. Leveraging the satellite’s Ku-band footprint that sweeps across sub-Saharan Africa, the channel is shifting towards a new and higher quality of broadcasting service.
Azam Media scales up capacity with Eutelsat to expand African Pay-TV Offer
Azam Media, owned by Tanzanian conglomerate Bakhresa Group, is ramping up satellite capacity through a new transponder leased on the powerful EUTELSAT 7B satellite. Complementing capacity used on the copositioned EUTELSAT 7A satellite, it will host new services for the rapidly growing AzamTV pay-TV platform. The contract was announced today at Cabsat Dubai.
EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite in final stretch of manufacturing
The EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite of Eutelsat Communications is in the final stretch of manufacturing and on track for launch by an Ariane 5 rocket in mid-2015. The 5.8 tonne satellite has finished launch environment tests and is now going through a final round of payload performance checks at Thales Alenia Space’s factory in Cannes.
United Group extends commercial relationship with Eutelsat
Gears up for increased HD channels for its Total TV platform in South-East Europe United Group and Eutelsat Communications are further consolidating their longstanding commercial relationship with the long-term extension of agreements for capacity on the EUTELSAT 16A satellite that provides premium reach of United Group’s target markets for the Total TV pay-TV platform.
Kyrgyz Republic throttles up transition to digital broadcasting with Eutelsat
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announced today at this year’s CSTB Expo in Moscow, that it has signed a multi-year agreement with RPO RMTR, the public broadcaster of the Kyrgyz Republic, that will accelerate the country’s switch to a fully digital broadcasting environment.
Eutelsat key video satellites broadcasting TV into 274 million homes in Europe, North Africa, Middle East
Eutelsat TV Observatory shows strong uptick of homes receiving television directly or indirectly by satellite. Satellite confirmed as a core digital infrastructure.
Finalists announced for the Eutelsat TV Awards 2014!
Now in its 17th year, the Eutelsat TV Awards is a unique international event identifying and rewarding excellence in satellite broadcasting. The enduring and evolving relationship of television channels with their audiences was the object of analysis of the jury of The Eutelsat TV awards that met in Paris from 26 to 27 September.
European satellite TV operators launch FreeTV Alliance at IBC 2014
Three leading European free-to-air satellite TV operators – Fransat (France), Freesat (UK), and Tivùsat (Italy) – have come together to form the FreeTV Alliance. In the first collaboration of its kind, the Alliance aims to promote the harmonisation of satellite TV services and technology across Europe.
Nilesat inks multi-transponder contracts with Eutelsat on EUTELSAT 8 West B broadcast satellite
Eutelsat Communications and Nilesat, the Egyptian satellite operator, announced that Nilesat has taken a long-term lease for multiple transponders on the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite to be launched in mid-2015 to the leading video neighbourhood in the Middle East and North Africa.