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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UK Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, visits Eutelsat to discuss ground-breaking "Eutelsat Quantum" class satellite
Press Releases • Jan 23, 2015 12:29 CET
Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury in the UK Government, visited the Paris headquarters of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today to discuss the recently announced “Eutelsat Quantum” class satellite.
Eutelsat key video satellites broadcasting TV into 274 million homes in Europe, North Africa, Middle East
Press Releases • Jan 12, 2015 16:17 CET
Eutelsat TV Observatory shows strong uptick of homes receiving television directly or indirectly by satellite. Satellite confirmed as a core digital infrastructure.
West African media and technology experts assemble in Côte d’Ivoire to discuss the digital transition opportunity
Press Releases • Jan 06, 2015 10:09 CET
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris : ETL) and the ATU (African Telecommunications Union) are combining their knowledge and experience to propose a conference in Abidjan on 15-16 December on the transition to digital broadcasting and telecommunications services across West Africa.
Press Releases • Dec 15, 2014 09:54 CET
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and nc+, a driving force in pay-TV services in Poland, today announced the signature of a major contract for the renewal of nine transponders at Eutelsat’s HOT BIRD video neighbourhood.