Tag / broadband connectivity
Blog posts • Jul 11, 2017 14:32 CEST
A new generation of satellite equipment is changing the face of connectivity for aid workers in the field during humanitarian crises. Eutelsat’s Simon Gray is in Abuja at Future-Sat Africa to present how we have designed and developed new satellite kits that are easy to transport, deploy and connect.
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.
Press Releases • Nov 16, 2016 10:01 CET
GLOBAL Technologies, an international full service technology company has signed a multi-year contract with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for C-band capacity on the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite in order to upgrade the mobile and Internet network of Mattel, a subsidiary of Tunisie Télécom and Mauritania’s leading mobile operator.
Press Releases • Nov 15, 2016 10:22 CET
Today’s launch at the Africacom event of the ‘Konnect Africa’ brand by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) marks a change in scope of the ‘Broadband for Africa’ venture set up to galvanise the market for satellite broadband services in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Eutelsat puts Africa broadband programme back on track with multi-year capacity agreement with Yahsat
Press Releases • Oct 27, 2016 10:12 CEST
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and Yahsat, the Abu Dhabi-based international satellite operator, have signed a multi-year capacity agreement giving Broadband for Africa, Eutelsat’s African broadband venture, access to high-performance commercial Ka-band capacity for broadband services across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Press Releases • Sep 01, 2016 11:11 CEST
ViaSat Inc. and Eutelsat Communications continue to execute on their strategy to deliver high-quality satellite-based Internet connectivity to the commercial air market in Europe. Finnair announced today it has signed an agreement with ViaSat to install a high-speed wireless Internet network across the airline’s entire Airbus A320 series short-haul fleet flying in Europe.
Press Releases • Jun 21, 2016 08:00 CEST
Eutelsat Communications and InfraMed have entered into an agreement whereby InfraMed becomes a c.21% shareholder in ‘Broadband for Africa’, the venture set up by Eutelsat to provide satellite broadband services on the African continent.
Press Releases • Jun 09, 2016 11:06 CEST
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced that Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic), the largest provider of in-flight entertainment and communications services, has booked additional capacity on the EUTELSAT 172A satellite to deliver broadband connectivity and TV services to commercial airlines over the Pacific Ocean region.
EUTELSAT 7B satellite chosen by Liquid Telecom for major broadcast deal and for new enterprise customers across Africa
Press Releases • May 03, 2016 10:35 CEST
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced a multi-year agreement with Liquid Telecom, a leading independent data, voice and IP provider in Africa for multiple transponders on the EUTELSAT 7B satellite.
Eutelsat and Space Systems Loral test potential of Extremely High Frequencies (EHF) on EUTELSAT 65 West A as a blueprint for future broadband systems
Press Releases • May 02, 2016 08:30 CEST
Eutelsat Communications and Space Systems Loral have successfully carried out transmissions in Extremely High Frequencies (EHF) using an experimental payload flown into space on the EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite.
Press Releases • May 02, 2016 08:00 CEST
Eutelsat Communications announces that its EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite, launched on 9 March, is now fully powered up and ready for service across Brazil and Latin America. The satellite inaugurates Eutelsat’s presence at the 65° West position, a premier location for broadcasting in Brazil.
Press Releases • Apr 21, 2016 13:00 CEST
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world's leading satellite operators, today announced its selection of Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, to power a new range of broadband services in Western Russia.
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 • 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).
Afrique Telecom, Eutelsat and Wikimédia France to offer free access to French-language Wikipedia in Africa
Press Releases • Dec 01, 2015 10:41 CET
Afrique Telecom, Eutelsat and Wikimédia France combine skills in large-scale initiative to extend free access to French-language Wikipedia in Sub-Saharan Africa via Wi-Fi hotspots
Ooredoo chooses Eutelsat’s high-performance KA-SAT satellite to launch new broadband services for businesses in Qatar
Press Releases • Nov 30, 2015 10:05 CET
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, today announced a distribution agreement between its Eutelsat Broadband subsidiary and Ooredoo, Qatar’s leading communications company, to deliver an enhanced VSAT service for businesses called “VSAT Internet”.
Elara scales up capacity on Eutelsat fleet with multi-satellite agreement for data services in Latin America
Press Releases • Oct 14, 2015 10:01 CEST
Elara Comunicaciones, a leading provider of telecommunications and technology services in Mexico, has once again boosted its capacity on the Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) fleet through a multi-year, multi-transponder and multi-satellite agreement with Eutelsat Americas that will allow Elara to provide data services in Mexico and across Latin America.
Press Releases • Oct 05, 2015 07:00 CEST
Eutelsat Communications and Facebook today announce they are partnering on a new initiative that will leverage satellite technologies to get more Africans online.