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An easy lesson to closing the broadband gap for European schools

An easy lesson to closing the broadband gap for European schools

Blog posts   •   Oct 05, 2017 15:17 CEST

​European Commission’s latest study on satellite broadband for schools delivers answers on how to get more schools online.

Changing the face of in-the-field connectivity for the humanitarian sector

Changing the face of in-the-field connectivity for the humanitarian sector

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.

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's 12 days of Christmas

Eutelsat's 12 days of Christmas

News   •   Dec 20, 2016 17:15 CET

With 2017 just around the corner, let’s look in the rear-view mirror at some of the solid partnerships, strong commercial wins and stellar launches Eutelsat achieved in 2016!

GLOBAL Technologies and Eutelsat team to serve Mattel, Mauritania’s leading mobile operator

GLOBAL Technologies and Eutelsat team to serve Mattel, Mauritania’s leading mobile operator

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.

Eutelsat unveils ‘Konnect Africa’ brand for satellite broadband venture

Eutelsat unveils ‘Konnect Africa’ brand for satellite broadband venture

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

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.

ViaSat, Eutelsat in-flight Internet partnership wins new European service contract

ViaSat, Eutelsat in-flight Internet partnership wins new European service contract

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.

InfraMed invests in Eutelsat’s ‘Broadband for Africa’ satellite venture

InfraMed invests in Eutelsat’s ‘Broadband for Africa’ satellite venture

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.

Panasonic scales up Eutelsat capacity over Asia Pacific for in-flight Internet and TV services

Panasonic scales up Eutelsat capacity over Asia Pacific for in-flight Internet and TV services

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

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

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.

EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite goes live at 65° West

EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite goes live at 65° West

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.

Eutelsat Selects Gilat Technology to Power Satellite Broadband Services in Western Russia

Eutelsat Selects Gilat Technology to Power Satellite Broadband Services in Western Russia

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.

EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite speeds into space

EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite speeds into space

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.

EUTELSAT 65 West A flies into Kourou for Ariane launch on 9 March

EUTELSAT 65 West A flies into Kourou for Ariane launch on 9 March

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).

EUTELSAT’S 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

EUTELSAT’S 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

News   •   Dec 22, 2015 12:24 CET

2015 has been an exciting year for us, our clients and our partners. Be prepared for 2016!

Afrique Telecom, Eutelsat and Wikimédia France to offer free access to French-language Wikipedia in Africa

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

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

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.