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​​Eutelsat boosts Ultra HD content on “HOT BIRD 4K1” TV platform

​​Eutelsat boosts Ultra HD content on “HOT BIRD 4K1” TV platform

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2015 09:31 GMT

Exclusive Ultra HD content broadcast in the “HOT BIRD 4K1”channel operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) continues to expandand diversify with new input from SPI International and ANIXE HD Television.

EUTELSAT THIRD QUARTER AND NINE MONTH 2014-2015 REVENUES

EUTELSAT THIRD QUARTER AND NINE MONTH 2014-2015 REVENUES

Press Releases   •   May 12, 2015 15:47 GMT

EUTELSAT THIRD QUARTER AND NINE MONTH 2014-2015 REVENUES In line with objectives • Third quarter revenues of €368 million up 4.5% like-for-like • Nine month revenues of €1,090 million up 4.4% like-for-like • Growing backlog of €6.4 billion, 4.6 years of revenues • Full-year and three-year financial targets confirmed

Eutelsat lines up satellites for surge of activity to broadcast coverage of UK General Election on May 7

Eutelsat lines up satellites for surge of activity to broadcast coverage of UK General Election on May 7

Press Releases   •   May 06, 2015 08:36 GMT

Resources representing over 400 hours of capacity on four satellites operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) have already been booked by TV channels and news agencies for full broadcast coverage of the UK General Election on May 7 when up to 48 million voters will go to the polls.

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 10:33 GMT

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 08:37 GMT

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 08:35 GMT

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 13:01 GMT

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 08:24 GMT

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 18:26 GMT

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 10:40 GMT

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 09:48 GMT

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 09:30 GMT

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 09:27 GMT

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 09:09 GMT

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 09:22 GMT

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 09:37 GMT

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 09:01 GMT

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 06:44 GMT

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 15:50 GMT

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 13:49 GMT

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.