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T-minus 15 days to Expo Milano 2015 – Eutelsat gearing up to bring its skills as official sponsor and exclusive satellite partner

T-minus 15 days to Expo Milano 2015 – Eutelsat gearing up to bring its skills as official sponsor and exclusive satellite partner

Press Releases   •   Apr 16, 2015 12:33 CEST

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.

AREWA24 launches on EUTELSAT 16A satellite to expand footprint across Nigeria and surrounding regions

AREWA24 launches on EUTELSAT 16A satellite to expand footprint across Nigeria and surrounding regions

Press Releases   •   Apr 16, 2015 10:37 CEST

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.

Televisa renews and expands capacity on Eutelsat satellites

Televisa renews and expands capacity on Eutelsat satellites

Press Releases   •   Apr 14, 2015 10:35 CEST

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.

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Eutelsat puts Ultra HD centre stage at MIPTV

Press Releases   •   Apr 09, 2015 15:01 CEST

Eutelsat supports MIPTV’s 4k focus: Getting ready for 4K/UHD

Sevis Systems delivers optimised 3G/LTE backhaul over Eutelsat’s KA-SAT satellite

Sevis Systems delivers optimised 3G/LTE backhaul over Eutelsat’s KA-SAT satellite

Press Releases   •   Apr 09, 2015 10:24 CEST

New solution ideal for delivering 3G and LTE solutions to remote locations underserved by terrestrial backhaul

SUCCESSFUL REFINANCING OF TERM LOAN

SUCCESSFUL REFINANCING OF TERM LOAN

Press Releases   •   Apr 01, 2015 20:26 CEST

Eutelsat Communications announces today the early refinancing of the 800 million euro bank term loan of the holding company, Eutelsat Communications S.A, expiring in December 2016.

More digital choice for African TV viewers with the launch of My TV Smart, Ma TELE and Shashatee on the EUTELSAT 16A satellite

More digital choice for African TV viewers with the launch of My TV Smart, Ma TELE and Shashatee on the EUTELSAT 16A satellite

Press Releases   •   Mar 30, 2015 12:40 CEST

Strong Media SAL-Off-Shore has signed a multi-year contract with Eutelsat Communications that equips it to take its pay TV operations in Africa to a new level. SMO has leased capacity on the EUTELSAT 16A satellite to deploy a diversified range of English, French and Arabic-speaking television services over Sub-Saharan Africa.

Eutelsat sets up Eutelsat Government EMEA to respond to satellite needs of government and institutional markets in EMEA region

Eutelsat sets up Eutelsat Government EMEA to respond to satellite needs of government and institutional markets in EMEA region

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2015 10:48 CET

Eutelsat Communications announces the creation of a new division in the UK that will drive its strategy for serving providers of end-to-end government services, NGOs and institutional agencies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Hunter and Eutelsat gear up for expansion in Canada with EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite

Hunter and Eutelsat gear up for expansion in Canada with EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite

Press Releases   •   Mar 17, 2015 10:30 CET

Hunter Communications Canada and Eutelsat Americas, part of Eutelsat Communications announce that with the successful launch of the EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite from Cape Canaveral on 1 March, a milestone has been reached for the provision of premium Ku-band bandwidth across Canada.

EUTELSAT 115 West B, world first all-electric satellite, begins ascent to geostationary orbit

EUTELSAT 115 West B, world first all-electric satellite, begins ascent to geostationary orbit

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2015 10:27 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that the xenon-ion thrusters of the all-electric EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite have been powered up, enabling the ascent from supersynchronous transfer orbit to geostationary orbit to be initiated as planned on 12 March. Eutelsat’s new satellite was launched by SpaceX on 1 March.

Azam Media scales up capacity with Eutelsat to expand African Pay-TV Offer

Azam Media scales up capacity with Eutelsat to expand African Pay-TV Offer

Press Releases   •   Mar 10, 2015 10:09 CET

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

EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite in final stretch of manufacturing

Press Releases   •   Mar 09, 2015 10:22 CET

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.

EUTELSAT 115 West B launched successfully into space

EUTELSAT 115 West B launched successfully into space

Press Releases   •   Mar 02, 2015 10:37 CET

Eutelsat Communications announces the successful launch of the EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite. The 2.2-tonne all-electric satellite built by Boeing was lofted into orbit on 1 March at 10.50 EST (03.50 UTC). It separated from the Falcon 9 launcher after a 35-minute flight, with telemetry subsequently received and processed at Boeing’s mission control centre in El Segundo, California.

EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite gears up for launch

EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite gears up for launch

Press Releases   •   Feb 26, 2015 10:01 CET

First all-electric satellite on track for 1 March launch by SpaceX on a Falcon 9

FIRST HALF 2014-2015 RESULTS

FIRST HALF 2014-2015 RESULTS

Press Releases   •   Feb 12, 2015 07:44 CET

Results in line with objectives • First Half revenues of €723 million up 4.3% on a like-for-like basis1 • High level of profitability: EBITDA margin of 77.4% • Net attributable income of €161 million up 9.1%, net margin of 22.2%

Students from Zimbabwe and Uganda shine in pan-African competition organised by MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat

Students from Zimbabwe and Uganda shine in pan-African competition organised by MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat

Press Releases   •   Feb 10, 2015 16:50 CET

The winners of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards, the unique pan-African competition that sparks interest in science and space technology in young African students were announced tonight in Zambia. Joseph Mahiya from Zimbabwe wins essay prize. Hannah Kasule from Uganda wins poster prize.

Telekom Austria Group takes relationship with Eutelsat beyond TV to high-speed satellite broadband

Telekom Austria Group takes relationship with Eutelsat beyond TV to high-speed satellite broadband

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2015 14:49 CET

Telekom Austria Group (TAG), the leading communications provider in Central and Eastern Europe, with 23 million customers, is extending its relationship with Eutelsat Communications to offer satellite broadband across its footprint. Up to one third of households in Telekom Austria Group’s footprint do not have access to broadband from traditional land-line services.

United Group extends commercial relationship with Eutelsat

United Group extends commercial relationship with Eutelsat

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2015 12:17 CET

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.

Satellite operators stress importance of C-band for vital satellite services in Africa

Satellite operators stress importance of C-band for vital satellite services in Africa

Press Releases   •   Jan 28, 2015 09:33 CET

Speaking on behalf of the international satellite1 community, Michel de Rosen, CEO of Eutelsat, today warned African states of the consequences for the continent if C-band resources are reallocated to mobile operators.

Kyrgyz Republic throttles up transition to digital broadcasting with Eutelsat

Kyrgyz Republic throttles up transition to digital broadcasting with Eutelsat

Press Releases   •   Jan 27, 2015 12:52 CET

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.