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Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe chooses Eutelsat to accelerate transition to digital TV

Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe chooses Eutelsat to accelerate transition to digital TV

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2015 10:08 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces it has sealed a three-year contract with the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) for Ku-band capacity on the EUTELSAT 3B satellite. The capacity will be used to deliver twelve free-to-view channels to a nationwide network of 48 Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) transmitters so that Zimbabwean viewers can benefit from improved

EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite powered up and now in full commercial service

EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite powered up and now in full commercial service

Press Releases   •   Oct 03, 2015 09:58 CEST

Eutelsat Communications announces that its new EUTELSAT 8 West B has been fully powered up and is already broadcasting TV channels to over 52 million homes in the Middle East and North Africa. Launched on August 20 by an Ariane 5 rocket, the new high-power satellite is co-located with a constellation of satellites operated by Eutelsat and Nilesat at the 7/8 degrees West neighbourhood.

EUTELSAT 115 West B arrives in geostationary orbit

EUTELSAT 115 West B arrives in geostationary orbit

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2015 09:42 CEST

EUTELSAT 115 West B, the first all-electric satellite of the Eutelsat Communications’ (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) global fleet, has completed the ascent to geostationary orbit and today began in orbit tests. Eutelsat’s new satellite is scheduled to enter full commercial service in mid-October, one month ahead of schedule.