Rai and Eutelsat team up in Italy for record number of live Ultra HD broadcasts of Euro 2016 matches
Press Releases • Apr 12, 2016 11:46 CEST
Rai, Italy’s national public broadcaster and Eutelsat (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) are teaming up to deliver unprecedented live coverage of premium sport in Ultra HD. Following an agreement between the two companies, seven matches of the Euro 2016 championship will be offered to Italian TV homes receiving Tivùsat, the free-to-view platform distributed by satellite from Eutelsat’s HOT BIRD video ...
CANAL+ Group pursues international development with acquisition of Alterna’TV from Eutelsat Americas
Press Releases • Apr 07, 2016 08:00 CEST
CANAL+ Group, through its subsidiary THEMA, announces the acquisition from Eutelsat Americas of Alterna’TV, a Miami-based content distribution company. Alterna’TV is a content distribution platform that provides principally Latin American channels to cable and Internet TV operators in the United States. It currently reaches over ten million subscribers across the Americas.
Press Releases • Mar 31, 2016 15:20 CEST
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and France Télévisions announce a new agreement for capacity on the EUTELSAT 5 West A satellite that sets the scene for France’s public broadcaster to upgrade all of France 3's regional channels to HD from 5 April.
Press Releases • Mar 30, 2016 17:41 CEST
FRANSAT, Eutelsat’s TV platform for digital homes in France, is partnering with Arte on 2 April for a live broadcast in Ultra HD of the ballet “Le Corsaire” from the Vienna Opera House.
Eutelsat selects all-electric satellite from Space Systems Loral to expand broadcasting in Africa, Middle East, Turkey
Press Releases • Mar 22, 2016 09:44 CET
EUTELSAT 7C satellite to take capacity and flexibility at key 7° East video neighbourhood to new level Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has entrusted Space Systems Loral (SSL) with the manufacture of a high-power broadcast satellite to serve markets in Africa, Europe, Middle East and Turkey.
Press Releases • Mar 14, 2016 10:03 CET
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that Singtel, one of Asia's leading communications groups, has selected capacity on its EUTELSAT 70B satellite to support network connectivity in South-East Asia.
Press Releases • Mar 09, 2016 12:31 CET
Stargroup, the parent company of StarTV, Mexico’s new DTH platform, announces a multi-year agreement with Eutelsat Americas, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for Ka-band capacity on the EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite. Stargroup will use the capacity to power its new StarGo broadband platform.
Press Releases • Mar 09, 2016 12:07 CET
The successful lift-off of the Ariane rocket carrying the EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite into space lit up the night sky today in Kourou, French Guiana. The Ariane launcher ferrying Eutelsat’s newest satellite into space took off on 9 March at 02.20 (05.20 UTC) and delivered EUTELSAT 65 West A into its transfer orbit after a 27-minute flight.
Press Releases • Mar 09, 2016 09:37 CET
The threshold of 6,000 channels broadcasting via Eutelsat’s satellites was crossed earlier this year with the launch of OSN First HD - Home of HBO, a new channel broadcast by OSN, the leading Pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa. In honour of this landmark Eutelsat presented a Special Award to OSN at this week’s Cabsat event in Dubai.
OSN partners with Eutelsat for more HD channels and sets stage for Ultra HD services in the Middle East and North Africa
Press Releases • Mar 08, 2016 07:59 CET
OSN, the leading pay-TV provider in the Middle East and North Africa, is ramping up capacity on the powerful EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL). Additional capacity at the Middle East’s flagship TV neighbourhood will support more expansion for OSN, including new High Definition channels and the introduction of Ultra HD services.
Press Releases • Feb 17, 2016 07:39 CET
The Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications (ISIN: FR0010221234 – NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) reviewed the financial results for the half-year ended 31 December 2015.
Press Releases • Feb 17, 2016 07:39 CET
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has crossed the threshold of 6,000 channels broadcasting via its fleet, further consolidating its position as a premium satellite operator and service provider to the global broadcasting industry.
Press Releases • Feb 09, 2016 22:18 CET
New Partnership Will Leverage Eutelsat’s Successful European Broadband Business and ViaSat’s Advanced Broadband Technologies and Consumer ISP Business Expertise
Ghana and Zimbabwe students scoop top honours at 5th edition of DStv Eutelsat Star Awards organised by MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat
Press Releases • Feb 09, 2016 20:53 CET
The winners of this year’s DStv Eutelsat Star Awards were announced tonight during a ceremony held in Nairobi, Kenya, that also celebrated rising student interest in science and technology.
Press Releases • Feb 08, 2016 11:30 CET
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that its EUTELSAT 65 west A satellite arrived in Kourou on 6 February and is on track for launch on 9 March by an Ariane rocket. Lift-off of the 6.5 tonne satellite is scheduled on 9 March at 02:22 local time (05:22 GMT, 06:22 CET).
Press Releases • Feb 03, 2016 12:38 CET
Record year for participation East Africa is abuzz with excitement as Kenya prepares to host government dignitaries, the academic community, the scientific world, students and guests for the fifth edition of the prestigious DStv Eutelsat Star Awards.
Press Releases • Feb 03, 2016 10:52 CET
New research revealed in the annual Africascope report produced by TNS Sofres shows a buoyant TV market in French-speaking African countries and the increasing marketshare of the EUTELSAT 16A satellite, one of the key TV satellites for West Africa.
Press Releases • Jan 30, 2016 11:00 CET
The EUTELSAT 9B satellite of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) was successfully launched into geosynchronous transfer orbit today by ILS using a Proton rocket that lift off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 04.20 (22.20 GMT, 23.20 CET on January 29).