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CCTV launches HD broadcasts of three flagship channels from Eutelsat HOTBIRD video neighbourhood

CCTV launches HD broadcasts of three flagship channels from Eutelsat HOTBIRD video neighbourhood

Press Releases   •   Jan 23, 2017 12:34 CET

China Central Television (CCTV), has signed a long-term distribution contract with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) to broadcast three of its flagship channels in High Definition across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.

EUTELSAT 117 West B all-electric satellite fully charged and now in commercial service

EUTELSAT 117 West B all-electric satellite fully charged and now in commercial service

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2017 10:30 CET

Commercialised by the Eutelsat Americas affiliate, EUTELSAT 117 West B is the second all-electric satellite in Eutelsat’s fleet.

HDTV gathers pace at Eutelsat HOTBIRD neighbourhood: all Rai channels now available in HD in Tivùsat platform

HDTV gathers pace at Eutelsat HOTBIRD neighbourhood: all Rai channels now available in HD in Tivùsat platform

Press Releases   •   Jan 05, 2017 12:34 CET

Viewers in Italy of the Tivùsat TV platform that broadcasts exclusively from Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD neighbourhood can now benefit from HD quality of the full line-up of TV channels produced by Rai.

Eutelsat scales up Ultra HD content with two new channels at the popular HOTBIRD neighbourhood

Eutelsat scales up Ultra HD content with two new channels at the popular HOTBIRD neighbourhood

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2017 10:55 CET

Las Vegas, Paris, 4 January 2016 – One day ahead of the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show where Ultra HD is set to be a continuing hot trend, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces the launch of two new Ultra HD channels at its popular HOTBIRD video neighbourhood. Fashion TV’s new Ultra HD channel, FTV UHD and Travelxp 4K, the world’s first 4K travel channel ...

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!

Eutelsat 7/8° West video neighbourhood in pole position, serving over 52 million TV homes in Middle East and North Africa

Eutelsat 7/8° West video neighbourhood in pole position, serving over 52 million TV homes in Middle East and North Africa

Press Releases   •   Nov 16, 2016 09:31 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today unveiled the results of its new survey on TV reception modes and trends across the Middle East and North Africa.

Eutelsat and Broadpeak® combine skills for satellite delivery of live TV and VOD to mobile devices

Eutelsat and Broadpeak® combine skills for satellite delivery of live TV and VOD to mobile devices

Press Releases   •   Nov 15, 2016 09:32 CET

Broadpeak, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) technologies, and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) are combining their complementary skills to offer content providers a satellite-based solution for multiscreen video delivery to connected devices.

Globecast launches new Euronews HD channel at Eutelsat HOTBIRD position

Globecast launches new Euronews HD channel at Eutelsat HOTBIRD position

Press Releases   •   Nov 02, 2016 09:53 CET

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, announces it has been contracted by Euronews, the most-watched international news channel in Europe to bring its new HD channel to viewers across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. The channel’s world-first launch in HD on 1 November from Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD video neighbourhood follows the announcement by Eutelsat and Globecast at IBC 2016

New growth of satellite TV in Italy: audience swells to 8.4 million homes

New growth of satellite TV in Italy: audience swells to 8.4 million homes

Press Releases   •   Oct 25, 2016 18:35 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today presented fresh data on trends shaping Italy’s TV landscape where average viewing of linear content is the highest in Western Europe, at four hours and 40 minutes per person per day[1]. Using research commissioned from TNS, the Eutelsat TV Observatory shows that satellite reception continues to consolidate its place in Italy’s TV market ...

Telespazio and Eutelsat partner on driving HD and Ultra HD growth from flagship HOTBIRD video neighbourhood

Telespazio and Eutelsat partner on driving HD and Ultra HD growth from flagship HOTBIRD video neighbourhood

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2016 15:49 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and Telespazio, a Leonardo-Finmeccanica (67%) and Thales (33%) joint venture, a global broadcast service provider, are strengthening their longstanding strategic partnership with a new agreement that sets the stage for growth of higher resolution video channels at Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD video neighbourhood.

Eutelsat selects Airbus Defence and Space and Orbital ATK to build replacement video satellite for 5° West neighbourhood

Eutelsat selects Airbus Defence and Space and Orbital ATK to build replacement video satellite for 5° West neighbourhood

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2016 10:23 CEST

Eutelsat Communications has selected Airbus Defence and Space and Orbital ATK to build a new satellite for the key 5° West orbital position serving mainly video markets in Europe and North Africa. Under the terms of the agreement Airbus Defence and Space will build the satellite’s payload while the platform will be manufactured by Orbital ATK.

Finalists announced for the Eutelsat TV Awards 2016!

Finalists announced for the Eutelsat TV Awards 2016!

Press Releases   •   Sep 27, 2016 17:18 CEST

The world of television that we enjoy in and out of the home as well as in the palm of our hands is a world of boundlesscreativity, inspiration, courage and innovation. These qualities are some of the many fuelling the drive of channels shortlisted for one of this year’s prestigious Eutelsat TV Awards.

IBC 2016: BHS Media and Eutelsat combine skills to serve fast-growing Farsi TV market

IBC 2016: BHS Media and Eutelsat combine skills to serve fast-growing Farsi TV market

Press Releases   •   Sep 09, 2016 10:40 CEST

Eutelsat’s HOT BIRD neighbourhood and its EUTELSAT 7B satellite are fast becoming the point of reference for millions of Farsi TV homes across the Middle East, and this trend is set to accelerate following new agreements between BHS Media, the Dubai-based provider of broadcast services, and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL).

IBC 2016: Eutelsat fast forwards in the video age

IBC 2016: Eutelsat fast forwards in the video age

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2016 19:09 CEST

Some of the innovations that Eutelsat Communications is displaying at this year’s IBC include the latest in Ultra HD broadcasting, newly-launched solutions for satellite delivery of IP-native content, and smart ways to navigate through the exceptional line-up of channels broadcast from the popular HOT BIRD video neighbourhood.

Eurovision steps up capacity on four Eutelsat satellites to deliver major news and sporting events

Eurovision steps up capacity on four Eutelsat satellites to deliver major news and sporting events

Press Releases   •   May 26, 2016 09:34 CEST

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the premier distributor of sports and news content for the world’s top broadcast and media platforms, and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announce the signature of capacity contracts on four Eutelsat satellites.

Tunisia extends broadcasting of new free-to-air television platform with Eutelsat

Tunisia extends broadcasting of new free-to-air television platform with Eutelsat

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2016 11:01 CEST

The Tunisian broadcasting corporation (ONT) has signed a multi-year contract with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) to broadcast its new subscription-free TV platform across North and West Africa. ONT has selected the powerful EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite to reach viewers across the 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 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.

New app launched by Eutelsat and Wiztivi to transform navigation of free satellite TV channels for millions of HOT BIRD viewers

New app launched by Eutelsat and Wiztivi to transform navigation of free satellite TV channels for millions of HOT BIRD viewers

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2016 09:00 CEST

First app developed for free-to-air viewing now available for free download on App Store and Google Play Store

Rai and Eutelsat team up in Italy for record number of live Ultra HD broadcasts of Euro 2016 matches

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 ...