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​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.

Burkina Faso selects Eutelsat to accelerate nationwide roll-out of digital television

Burkina Faso selects Eutelsat to accelerate nationwide roll-out of digital television

Press Releases   •   May 30, 2017 10:27 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced a multi-year agreement for satellite capacity with Société burkinabè de télédiffusion (SBT), the public agency deploying DTT channels across Burkina Faso.

Aero Mobility, the Final Frontier

Aero Mobility, the Final Frontier

Blog posts   •   May 22, 2017 15:43 CEST

Airlines are increasingly leveraging connectivity through passenger mobile apps and devices to increase brand engagement and provide a seamless on-line experience from home to airport, boarding and in-flight, and to destination. Mobility services, principally in-flight, are one of Eutelsat’s fastest-growing activities.

Agreement reached with Abertis on sale of Eutelsat stake in Hispasat

Agreement reached with Abertis on sale of Eutelsat stake in Hispasat

Press Releases   •   May 19, 2017 08:31 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and Abertis Group have reached an agreement on the sale of Eutelsat’s 33.69% stake in Hispasat to Abertis. It follows the initiation of the process in July 2016 when Eutelsat exercised the put option granted in 2008 by Abertis, Hispasat’s majority shareholder.

Eutelsat Video Industry Survey: Ultra HD Focus

Eutelsat Video Industry Survey: Ultra HD Focus

Blog posts   •   May 18, 2017 12:00 CEST

Eutelsat’s latest Industry Survey focuses on Ultra HD, with an in-depth, across the board look at how key players see this innovative broadcasting format evolving. Claudia Vaccarone, Eutelsat’s Head of Market Research & Customer Experience, discusses the report.

EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS  THIRD QUARTER AND NINE MONTH 2016-17 REVENUES

EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS THIRD QUARTER AND NINE MONTH 2016-17 REVENUES

Press Releases   •   May 11, 2017 17:50 CEST

Eutelsat Communications today reported revenues for the Third Quarter and Nine Months ended 31 March 2017

Ethiopia’s INSA agency selects Eutelsat for new Ethiosat TV platform

Ethiopia’s INSA agency selects Eutelsat for new Ethiosat TV platform

Press Releases   •   May 10, 2017 12:28 CEST

One day ahead of the NexTV CEO event in Mauritius, Ethiopia’s Information Network Security Agency (INSA), in charge of the transformation of the country’s high-tech and security industry, officialised the launch of Ethiosat, its new TV platform. INSA has inked a multi-year contract with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for capacity at its 7/8° West neighbourhood, the pole ...

Yohann Leroy appointed Deputy CEO of Eutelsat Communications

Yohann Leroy appointed Deputy CEO of Eutelsat Communications

Press Releases   •   Apr 28, 2017 14:28 CEST

The Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has appointed Yohann Leroy Deputy CEO in addition to his function as Chief Technical Officer, alongside Michel Azibert, Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial and Development Officer.

Evolution of the governance of Eutelsat Communications

Evolution of the governance of Eutelsat Communications

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2017 11:34 CEST

The Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) met yesterday and decided to submit for approval to the Annual General Assembly of 8 November 2017 the appointment of Dominique D'Hinnin, currently Board representative of FSP (Fonds Stratégique de Participations), as a Director of Eutelsat Communications. Communications.

Mike Antonovich appointed CEO of Eutelsat Americas

Mike Antonovich appointed CEO of Eutelsat Americas

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2017 09:18 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced that Mike Antonovich is joining Eutelsat Americas as Chief Executive Officer.

Eutelsat expands cable reach into over 50 million homes across the Americas

Eutelsat expands cable reach into over 50 million homes across the Americas

Press Releases   •   Apr 25, 2017 10:06 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) is carrying out a far-reaching antenna seeding programme to allow broadcasters across the Americas to enhance their reach and cable operators to enrich their offer via Eutelsat’s premium video neighbourhoods at65° West and 113/117° West.

NTV-PLUS and Eutelsat strengthen relationship across Russia’s key video neighbourhoods

NTV-PLUS and Eutelsat strengthen relationship across Russia’s key video neighbourhoods

Press Releases   •   Apr 03, 2017 13:28 CEST

NTV-PLUS achieves full coverage of Russian Federation with multi-year, multi-transponder contracts covering 140° East over Far East Russia and incremental capacity at 56° East over Siberia

Gulfsat and Eutelsat welcome Kuwait TV’s Al-Qurain TV in HD to EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite

Gulfsat and Eutelsat welcome Kuwait TV’s Al-Qurain TV in HD to EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite

Press Releases   •   Mar 23, 2017 05:00 CET

Kuwait TV, the official Kuwaiti state broadcaster and part of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Information, announced today at Cabsat Dubai that the new Al-Qurain TV channel has launched in its free-to-air HD platform hosted on the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite. The capacity used by Kuwait TV is provided by Gulfsat, Eutelsat’s long-term partner.

Eutelsat’s Sat.tv app expands to vibrant 7/8° West video neighbourhood

Eutelsat’s Sat.tv app expands to vibrant 7/8° West video neighbourhood

Press Releases   •   Mar 22, 2017 05:30 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announced today at Cabsat Dubai that Sat.tv, its mobile programme guide, is expanding to include free-to-air channels broadcasting from its popular 7/8° West neighbourhood.

Eutelsat 7/8° West neighbourhood sets the pace for HDTV across Middle East and North Africa

Eutelsat 7/8° West neighbourhood sets the pace for HDTV across Middle East and North Africa

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2017 05:22 CET

New data from Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) shows that the trend towards High Definition broadcasting is accelerating in the Middle East and North Africa, reflecting consumer appetite for an enhanced viewing experience.