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EUTELSAT 172B satellite: on the road to Kourou

EUTELSAT 172B satellite: on the road to Kourou

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2017 12:02 CET

The EUTELSAT 172B satellite of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) is in the final stages of preparation at the Airbus Defence and Space facility in Toulouse and will be boarded onto a special flight to French Guiana on 20 March. The 3.5 tonne satellite is scheduled for an Ariane launch on 25 April from the European Spaceport in Kourou.

Béatrice Beau joins Eutelsat as Executive Vice President Global Broadband Services

Béatrice Beau joins Eutelsat as Executive Vice President Global Broadband Services

Press Releases   •   Mar 13, 2017 15:36 CET

Béatrice Beau is appointed today as Executive Vice President Global Broadband Services at Eutelsat. She reports directly to Michel Azibert, Deputy CEO and Commercial and Development Director.

Eutelsat and STMicroelectronics Announce Low-Cost, Low-Power System-on-Chip for Interactive Satellite Terminals

Eutelsat and STMicroelectronics Announce Low-Cost, Low-Power System-on-Chip for Interactive Satellite Terminals

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2017 17:31 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, have achieved a new milestone with a new-generation chip that will power Eutelsat’s SmartLNB interactive terminal.

Eutelsat signs up for Blue Origin’s New Glenn launcher

Eutelsat signs up for Blue Origin’s New Glenn launcher

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2017 15:04 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced at the Satellite 2017 Convention in Washington D.C. the conclusion of a contract with Blue Origin for a launch on the New Glenn rocket that is expected to initiate flights in 2020.

Eutelsat and ViaSat Close European Broadband Joint Venture

Eutelsat and ViaSat Close European Broadband Joint Venture

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 10:11 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) today closed their partnering arrangement combining Eutelsat’s established European broadband business with ViaSat’s broadband technology know-how and Internet Service Provider (ISP) business expertise.

Eutelsat engaged by European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) to provide payload and services for next-generation EGNOS

Eutelsat engaged by European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) to provide payload and services for next-generation EGNOS

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 09:56 CET

The European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) has selected Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for the development, integration and operation of the next-generation EGNOS payload on a future Eutelsat satellite.

Eutelsat Broadband boosts speed and sets the industry standard for data allowance options with latest range of tooway™ Business satellite solutions

Eutelsat Broadband boosts speed and sets the industry standard for data allowance options with latest range of tooway™ Business satellite solutions

Press Releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 12:49 CET

Eutelsat Broadband today announced an improved range of tooway™ Business satellite broadband services designed to meet the needs of SOHO, SMB and Corporates located across Europe, North Africa and large parts of the Middle East. The new services include boosted download speeds from 22Mbit/s to 30Mbit/s and an increased data allowance package up to 500GB per month ...

Switzerland’s SRG SSR renews long-term commitment to Eutelsat HOTBIRD position for HD channels

Switzerland’s SRG SSR renews long-term commitment to Eutelsat HOTBIRD position for HD channels

Press Releases   •   Feb 23, 2017 12:23 CET

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 signs deal with Eutelsat to pursue international expansion across the Americas

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2017 11:01 CET

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

Eutelsat hits new milestone of 1,000 High Definition channels

Press Releases   •   Feb 20, 2017 10:21 CET

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 COMMUNICATIONS  FIRST HALF 2016-2017 RESULTS

EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS FIRST HALF 2016-2017 RESULTS

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2017 07:31 CET

• Revenues of €755 million, down 0.9% like-for-like , in line with expectations • High level of profitability: EBITDA margin of 77.9% • Net Income: €192 million, up 2.2% • Strong growth in Discretionary Free Cash Flow, up 27% to €325 million • EBITDA margin target raised on the back of ‘LEAP’ cost-savings plan; all other financial objectives confirmed

Students from Ethiopia and Nigeria score big at 6th edition of DStv Eutelsat Star Awards organised by Eutelsat and MultiChoice Africa

Students from Ethiopia and Nigeria score big at 6th edition of DStv Eutelsat Star Awards organised by Eutelsat and MultiChoice Africa

Press Releases   •   Feb 08, 2017 11:52 CET

winners of this year’s DStv Eutelsat Star Awards, the unique pan-African competition that encourages young minds to explore innovative thinking in science and space technology were announced tonight in Nigeria. The sixth edition shows sustained interest from African learners aged 14 to 19, attracting over 1,000 entries from 20 countries. .

Taqnia Space selects Eutelsat to empower its HTS Aero Service over Middle East, North Africa, Mediterranean and Europe

Taqnia Space selects Eutelsat to empower its HTS Aero Service over Middle East, North Africa, Mediterranean and Europe

Press Releases   •   Feb 02, 2017 11:00 CET

Checking emails and social networks, streaming live content at 36,000 feet are poised to become reality at the end of this year for passengers connected to Taqnia Space Aero services’ platform following an agreement between Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world's leading satellite operators, and Taqnia Space (TSC), owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) ...

EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite takes Echourouk News to Algerian viewers in High Definition

EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite takes Echourouk News to Algerian viewers in High Definition

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2017 17:09 CET

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

Persian-language Manoto TV completes switch to Eutelsat satellites

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2017 10:33 CET

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.

​​Mega-Choice launches news and entertainment focused TV platform in Ghana with Eutelsat

​​Mega-Choice launches news and entertainment focused TV platform in Ghana with Eutelsat

Press Releases   •   Jan 25, 2017 10:07 CET

Mega-Choice Digital Network, an associate company of Crystal TV, Ghana's first private television network, today officialised the launch of its new Direct-to-Home TV service in Ghana at the International Summit on Content Management for Digital Broadcasting and Media taking place in Accra. A ten-year contract has been inked with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for capacity ...

CCTV launches HD broadcasts of three flagship channels from Eutelsat HOTBIRD video neighbourhood

CCTV launches HD broadcasts of three flagship channels from Eutelsat HOTBIRD video neighbourhood

Press Releases   •   Jan 23, 2017 12:34 CET

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.

Claudie Haigneré, first European female astronaut to chair Jury of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards

Claudie Haigneré, first European female astronaut to chair Jury of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2017 16:07 CET

Nearly 6,000 secondary school students have entered the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards competition since it was established by Eutelsat and MultiChoice Africa in 2011. The sixth edition shows sustained interest from African learners aged 14 to 19, adding fresh impetus to the mission shared by MultiChoice and Eutelsat to encourage young minds to positively change their world.

EUTELSAT 117 West B all-electric satellite fully charged and now in commercial service

EUTELSAT 117 West B all-electric satellite fully charged and now in commercial service

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2017 10:30 CET

Commercialised by the Eutelsat Americas affiliate, EUTELSAT 117 West B is the second all-electric satellite in Eutelsat’s fleet.

HDTV gathers pace at Eutelsat HOTBIRD neighbourhood: all Rai channels now available in HD in Tivùsat platform

HDTV gathers pace at Eutelsat HOTBIRD neighbourhood: all Rai channels now available in HD in Tivùsat platform

Press Releases   •   Jan 05, 2017 12:34 CET

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.