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.
Maximising Audience Reach with Hybrid Satellite OTT Solutions
OTT solutions are widely being promoted as the future of broadcasting, however, as audiences demand greater image definition, can they deliver the content in optimum quality? Markus Fritz, Eutelsat's EVP of Commercial Development and Strategic Partnerships, explains how hybrid satellite and OTT solutions can help broadcasters optimise their services.
Eutelsat and Globecast renew partnership to further drive HDTV growth at the HOTBIRD video neighbourhood
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, have renewed capacity on a multi-year basis at the HOTBIRD video position.
Eutelsat and V-Nova partner on unique HD studio-quality video contribution solution
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and V-Nova Ltd. are unveiling at this year’s IBC a new satellite-delivered studio-quality HD contribution solution that for the first time offers broadcasters and video service providers a true alternative or back-up to fibre in terms of quality and bandwidth-efficiency.
Switzerland’s SRG SSR renews long-term commitment to Eutelsat HOTBIRD position for HD channels
Eutelsat Communications today announced that SRG SSR, Switzerland’s public TV and radio broadcaster, has confirmed itslong-term commitment to the HOT BIRD neighbourhood with the multi-year renewal of one transponder that complements a second transponder already booked on a long-term basis.
SPI signs deal with Eutelsat to pursue international expansion across the Americas
SPI International/FILMBOX Channels Group, a rapidly-expanding global media company, has signed a multi-year multi-satellite agreement with Eutelsat Americas, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) to distribute ten HD channels and one Ultra HD channel to homes across the Americas.
Eutelsat hits new milestone of 1,000 High Definition channels
High Definition TV continues to gain ground across the broadcast satellites operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) with the 240 HD channels launched in 2016 equalling the total number launched during the previous two years.
EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite takes Echourouk News to Algerian viewers in High Definition
On the occasion of DISCOP Dubai, that brings together key TV players from across the Middle East and North Africa, Algeria’s Echourouk media group announces its selection of the EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite to broadcast the High Definition version of its flagship news channel, Echourouk News.
Persian-language Manoto TV completes switch to Eutelsat satellites
Manoto TV, the popular Persian-language channel, has completed its switch in SD and HD versions to the EUTELSAT 7B satellite operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL). The channel is now available exclusively from Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD satellites and EUTELSAT 7B that together form a single neighbourhood for Persian-speaking viewers in Europe, the Middle East and Iran.
CCTV launches HD broadcasts of three flagship channels from Eutelsat HOTBIRD video neighbourhood
China Central Television (CCTV), has signed a long-term distribution contract with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) to broadcast three of its flagship channels in High Definition across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
HDTV gathers pace at Eutelsat HOTBIRD neighbourhood: all Rai channels now available in HD in Tivùsat platform
Viewers in Italy of the Tivùsat TV platform that broadcasts exclusively from Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD neighbourhood can now benefit from HD quality of the full line-up of TV channels produced by Rai.
Globecast launches new Euronews HD channel at Eutelsat HOTBIRD position
Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, announces it has been contracted by Euronews, the most-watched international news channel in Europe to bring its new HD channel to viewers across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. The channel’s world-first launch in HD on 1 November from Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD video neighbourhood follows the announcement by Eutelsat and Globecast at IBC 2016
New growth of satellite TV in Italy: audience swells to 8.4 million homes
Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today presented fresh data on trends shaping Italy’s TV landscape where average viewing of linear content is the highest in Western Europe, at four hours and 40 minutes per person per day. Using research commissioned from TNS, the Eutelsat TV Observatory shows that satellite reception continues to consolidate its place in Italy’s TV market ...
Telespazio and Eutelsat partner on driving HD and Ultra HD growth from flagship HOTBIRD video neighbourhood
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and Telespazio, a Leonardo-Finmeccanica (67%) and Thales (33%) joint venture, a global broadcast service provider, are strengthening their longstanding strategic partnership with a new agreement that sets the stage for growth of higher resolution video channels at Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD video neighbourhood.
T-minus 15 days to Expo Milano 2015 – Eutelsat gearing up to bring its skills as official sponsor and exclusive satellite partner
At 15 days to the opening of Expo Milano 2015, Eutelsat Communications is gearing up to contribute its technology skills to this universal exhibition as official and exclusive satellite partner.
Televisa renews and expands capacity on Eutelsat satellites
Televisa announces it has renewed and increased capacity on three satellites with coverage of the Americas operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL). The multi-year, multi-transponder contract strengthening the longstanding relationship between Televisa and Eutelsat was announced at NAB in Las Vegas.
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.