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​​German federal election: capacity on four Eutelsat satellites mobilised for TV coverage by German and international media outlets

​​German federal election: capacity on four Eutelsat satellites mobilised for TV coverage by German and international media outlets

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2017 12:32 CEST

Capacity on four satellites operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) is mobilised by leading German and international media to cover the German federal election on Sunday 24 September which will see up to 62 million voters go to the polls.

VIVACOM picks EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite for broadcast clients in Africa

VIVACOM picks EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite for broadcast clients in Africa

Press Releases   •   Sep 16, 2017 15:19 CEST

VIVACOM, the leading provider of telecom services in Bulgaria, today announced at IBC in Amsterdam the signature of a multi-year contract with Eutelsat for C-band capacity on the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite in order to expand its video business in Africa.

Eutelsat’s Sat.tv app now available on connected TVs

Eutelsat’s Sat.tv app now available on connected TVs

Press Releases   •   Sep 15, 2017 10:10 CEST

Eutelsat Communications today announced at the IBC show in Amsterdam that its Sat.tv app, the smart programme guide available through tablets and smartphones, is now running on connected TVs using the HbbTV standard. Available for free channels broadcasting from Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD and 7/8° West video neighbourhoods, Sat.tv helps viewers browse through hundreds of free channels and track their ...

Eutelsat and Globecast renew partnership to further drive HDTV growth at the HOTBIRD video neighbourhood

Eutelsat and Globecast renew partnership to further drive HDTV growth at the HOTBIRD video neighbourhood

Press Releases   •   Sep 14, 2017 14:07 CEST

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 and V-Nova partner on unique HD studio-quality video contribution solution

Press Releases   •   Sep 11, 2017 10:25 CEST

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.

Cyfrowy Polsat scales up at Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD position

Cyfrowy Polsat scales up at Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD position

Press Releases   •   Sep 06, 2017 15:21 CEST

Cyfrowy Polsat Group, Poland’s leading media and telecommunications group, today signed a long-term contract with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for the lease of multiple transponders. The agreement covers the extension of existing capacity and expansion at the HOTBIRD video position.

EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS  FULL YEAR 2016-17 RESULTS

EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS FULL YEAR 2016-17 RESULTS

Press Releases   •   Jul 28, 2017 07:02 CEST

The Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications (ISIN: FR0010221234 – Euronext Paris: ETL) met yesterday under the chairmanship of Michel de Rosen and reviewed the financial results for the year ended 30 June 2017.

Eutelsat renews long-term video capacity agreement with Digiturk

Eutelsat renews long-term video capacity agreement with Digiturk

Press Releases   •   Jul 27, 2017 17:51 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and Digiturk beIN MEDIA GROUP have concluded a multi-year multi-transponder agreement on the EUTELSAT 7A satellite, extending a collaboration that began in 2000 with the launch of Turkey’s first pay-TV platform that is today the platform of choice for TV homes in Turkey.

Arqiva secures long-term capacity with Eutelsat for broadcasting in United Kingdom and Ireland

Arqiva secures long-term capacity with Eutelsat for broadcasting in United Kingdom and Ireland

Press Releases   •   Jul 27, 2017 09:52 CEST

Arqiva, the UK’s leading communications infrastructure and media services company, and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced an agreement that strengthens their relationship at the premium 28° East video neighbourhood.

Joyne selects Eutelsat for flexible new pay-TV offer for Dutch homes and recreational market

Joyne selects Eutelsat for flexible new pay-TV offer for Dutch homes and recreational market

Press Releases   •   Jul 17, 2017 12:10 CEST

Joyne, a new multi-channel TV venture for Dutch viewers and the country’s recreational market, has selected the EUTELSAT 9B satellite as its platform to reach viewers in the Netherlands and across Europe.

Armenia’s SHANT TV launches new HD platform at Eutelsat HOTBIRD neighbourhood

Armenia’s SHANT TV launches new HD platform at Eutelsat HOTBIRD neighbourhood

Press Releases   •   Jul 12, 2017 12:00 CEST

Armenia’s first all-HD pay-TV offer available from 15 July to homes in Europe, Middle East and European parts of Russian Federation

Changing the face of in-the-field connectivity for the humanitarian sector

Changing the face of in-the-field connectivity for the humanitarian sector

Blog posts   •   Jul 11, 2017 14:32 CEST

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.

Panasonic Avionics partners with Hunter and Eutelsat to boost in-flight connectivity capacity over Canada

Panasonic Avionics partners with Hunter and Eutelsat to boost in-flight connectivity capacity over Canada

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2017 11:19 CEST

To provide Panasonic Avionics Corporation with added capacity to address growing customer demand for its in-flight connectivity service, Hunter Communications and Eutelsat Americas, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the expansion of their multi-transponder contract on the EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite.

Delivering major sporting events to screens around the world

Delivering major sporting events to screens around the world

Blog posts   •   Jul 07, 2017 13:21 CEST

The Tour de France is the third most-watched sports event in the world. As with all major sports events, broadcasters need to deliver to their audiences rapidly, often from difficult-to-reach environments and for very specific time periods. Eutelsat’s Sales and Reservation Centre and Occasional Use manager, Christelle Preioni, explains how the team helps deliver coverage of this and other events.

​Launch of Eutelsat’s Konnect Africa broadband service

​Launch of Eutelsat’s Konnect Africa broadband service

Press Releases   •   Jun 22, 2017 11:35 CEST

The Konnect Africa broadband venture set up by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has this month officially launched new-generation services, starting in Benin, Cameroon, Kenya, Lesotho, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda.

Miriem Bensalah Chaqroun steps down from the Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications

Miriem Bensalah Chaqroun steps down from the Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2017 07:45 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that Miriem Bensalah Chaqroun will step down from its Board of Directors with immediate effect to comply with regulations governing the plurality of offices.

Sport propels growing popularity of Ultra HD

Sport propels growing popularity of Ultra HD

Blog posts   •   Jun 09, 2017 16:02 CEST

From 8 to 11 June, the final matches of the Roland-Garros French Open are being broadcast live and in Ultra HD via FRANSAT, Eutelsat’s free-to-view platform for French TV homes. This new initiative highlights the Ultra HD momentum set by sport and the key role satellites are playing in the emergence of a spectacular viewing format.

EUTELSAT 172B satellite begins ascent to geo

EUTELSAT 172B satellite begins ascent to geo

Press Releases   •   Jun 09, 2017 09:55 CEST

Launched last Friday by an Ariane 5 rocket, the EUTELSAT 172B satellite has entered a new phase of its journey in space with the initiation of the ascent to geostationary orbit. The first European high power electric satellite, built by Airbus, will take approximately four months to complete the climb to 172° East, monitored by Eutelsat and Airbus from Toulouse using a dedicated ...

Eutelsat signs new launch contract with Arianespace

Eutelsat signs new launch contract with Arianespace

Press Releases   •   Jun 02, 2017 07:22 CEST

Following the launch earlier today of the EUTELSAT 172B satellite, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces a new launch services contract with Arianespace.

EUTELSAT 172B satellite soars into space

EUTELSAT 172B satellite soars into space

Press Releases   •   Jun 02, 2017 04:55 CEST

The EUTELSAT 172B satellite of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) was successfully launched into space tonight by an Ariane 5 rocket that took off at 23.45 GMT (20.45 Kourou time, 01.45 CET). The first telemetry data has been received from the 3.5 tonne satellite and preparations are now ongoing for solar array deployment on 3 June and deployment 22 hours later of robotic arm.