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​​Eutelsat boosts Ultra HD content on “HOT BIRD 4K1” TV platform

​​Eutelsat boosts Ultra HD content on “HOT BIRD 4K1” TV platform

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2015 11:31 CEST

Exclusive Ultra HD content broadcast in the “HOT BIRD 4K1”channel operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) continues to expandand diversify with new input from SPI International and ANIXE HD Television.

Eutelsat lines up satellites for surge of activity to broadcast coverage of UK General Election on May 7

Eutelsat lines up satellites for surge of activity to broadcast coverage of UK General Election on May 7

Press Releases   •   May 06, 2015 10:36 CEST

Resources representing over 400 hours of capacity on four satellites operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) have already been booked by TV channels and news agencies for full broadcast coverage of the UK General Election on May 7 when up to 48 million voters will go to the polls.

T-minus 15 days to Expo Milano 2015 – Eutelsat gearing up to bring its skills as official sponsor and exclusive satellite partner

T-minus 15 days to Expo Milano 2015 – Eutelsat gearing up to bring its skills as official sponsor and exclusive satellite partner

Press Releases   •   Apr 16, 2015 12:33 CEST

At 15 days to the opening of Expo Milano 2015, Eutelsat Communications is gearing up to contribute its technology skills to this universal exhibition as official and exclusive satellite partner.

AREWA24 launches on EUTELSAT 16A satellite to expand footprint across Nigeria and surrounding regions

AREWA24 launches on EUTELSAT 16A satellite to expand footprint across Nigeria and surrounding regions

Press Releases   •   Apr 16, 2015 10:37 CEST

AREWA24, the first-of-its-kind free-to-air Hausa-language entertainment and lifestyle channel, announces a multi-year capacity lease with Eutelsat Communications on the EUTELSAT 16A satellite. Leveraging the satellite’s Ku-band footprint that sweeps across sub-Saharan Africa, the channel is shifting towards a new and higher quality of broadcasting service.

Televisa renews and expands capacity on Eutelsat satellites

Televisa renews and expands capacity on Eutelsat satellites

Press Releases   •   Apr 14, 2015 10:35 CEST

Televisa announces it has renewed and increased capacity on three satellites with coverage of the Americas operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL). The multi-year, multi-transponder contract strengthening the longstanding relationship between Televisa and Eutelsat was announced at NAB in Las Vegas.

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Eutelsat puts Ultra HD centre stage at MIPTV

Press Releases   •   Apr 09, 2015 15:01 CEST

Eutelsat supports MIPTV’s 4k focus: Getting ready for 4K/UHD

More digital choice for African TV viewers with the launch of My TV Smart, Ma TELE and Shashatee on the EUTELSAT 16A satellite

More digital choice for African TV viewers with the launch of My TV Smart, Ma TELE and Shashatee on the EUTELSAT 16A satellite

Press Releases   •   Mar 30, 2015 12:40 CEST

Strong Media SAL-Off-Shore has signed a multi-year contract with Eutelsat Communications that equips it to take its pay TV operations in Africa to a new level. SMO has leased capacity on the EUTELSAT 16A satellite to deploy a diversified range of English, French and Arabic-speaking television services over Sub-Saharan Africa.

Azam Media scales up capacity with Eutelsat to expand African Pay-TV Offer

Azam Media scales up capacity with Eutelsat to expand African Pay-TV Offer

Press Releases   •   Mar 10, 2015 10:09 CET

Azam Media, owned by Tanzanian conglomerate Bakhresa Group, is ramping up satellite capacity through a new transponder leased on the powerful EUTELSAT 7B satellite. Complementing capacity used on the copositioned EUTELSAT 7A satellite, it will host new services for the rapidly growing AzamTV pay-TV platform. The contract was announced today at Cabsat Dubai.

EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite in final stretch of manufacturing

EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite in final stretch of manufacturing

Press Releases   •   Mar 09, 2015 10:22 CET

The EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite of Eutelsat Communications is in the final stretch of manufacturing and on track for launch by an Ariane 5 rocket in mid-2015. The 5.8 tonne satellite has finished launch environment tests and is now going through a final round of payload performance checks at Thales Alenia Space’s factory in Cannes.

Students from Zimbabwe and Uganda shine in pan-African competition organised by MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat

Students from Zimbabwe and Uganda shine in pan-African competition organised by MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat

Press Releases   •   Feb 10, 2015 16:50 CET

The winners of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards, the unique pan-African competition that sparks interest in science and space technology in young African students were announced tonight in Zambia. Joseph Mahiya from Zimbabwe wins essay prize. Hannah Kasule from Uganda wins poster prize.

United Group extends commercial relationship with Eutelsat

United Group extends commercial relationship with Eutelsat

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2015 12:17 CET

Gears up for increased HD channels for its Total TV platform in South-East Europe United Group and Eutelsat Communications are further consolidating their longstanding commercial relationship with the long-term extension of agreements for capacity on the EUTELSAT 16A satellite that provides premium reach of United Group’s target markets for the Total TV pay-TV platform.

Kyrgyz Republic throttles up transition to digital broadcasting with Eutelsat

Kyrgyz Republic throttles up transition to digital broadcasting with Eutelsat

Press Releases   •   Jan 27, 2015 12:52 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announced today at this year’s CSTB Expo in Moscow, that it has signed a multi-year agreement with RPO RMTR, the public broadcaster of the Kyrgyz Republic, that will accelerate the country’s switch to a fully digital broadcasting environment.

Eutelsat key video satellites broadcasting TV into 274 million homes in Europe, North Africa, Middle East

Eutelsat key video satellites broadcasting TV into 274 million homes in Europe, North Africa, Middle East

Press Releases   •   Jan 12, 2015 16:17 CET

Eutelsat TV Observatory shows strong uptick of homes receiving television directly or indirectly by satellite. Satellite confirmed as a core digital infrastructure.

West African media and technology experts assemble in Côte d’Ivoire to discuss the digital transition opportunity

West African media and technology experts assemble in Côte d’Ivoire to discuss the digital transition opportunity

Press Releases   •   Jan 06, 2015 10:09 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris : ETL) and the ATU (African Telecommunications Union) are combining their knowledge and experience to propose a conference in Abidjan on 15-16 December on the transition to digital broadcasting and telecommunications services across West Africa.

Eutelsat breaks new ground with software - defined “Eutelsat Quantum" class satellite

Eutelsat breaks new ground with software - defined “Eutelsat Quantum" class satellite

Press Releases   •   Dec 08, 2014 11:03 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces a ground-breaking programme that will raise the bar for service delivery by enabling its clients for the first time to actively define the performance and flexibility they need from a satellite.

Winners of the Eutelsat TV Awards 2014 spotlight exceptional creativity, innovation and technical excellence

Winners of the Eutelsat TV Awards 2014 spotlight exceptional creativity, innovation and technical excellence

Press Releases   •   Nov 28, 2014 15:36 CET

“Television sits at the heart of the digital media industry, boosted by multi-screen viewing and social networks that are generating a global conversation,” commented Michel de Rosen, CEO of Eutelsat, at the Eutelsat TV Awards ceremony that was celebrated in Rome tonight in the company of over 350 executives from the global broadcasting industry.

Eutelsat and Spacecom create unified neighbourhood  at 16-17° East

Eutelsat and Spacecom create unified neighbourhood at 16-17° East

Press Releases   •   Nov 19, 2014 16:22 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext: Paris) and Spacecom (TASE:SCC) today announced the signature of a partnership agreement that will drive expansion of digital entertainment services at one of Africa’s fastest-growing video neighbourhoods.

Eutelsat and Isocel Telecom join forces to provide satellite connectivity to Benin tax authorities

Eutelsat and Isocel Telecom join forces to provide satellite connectivity to Benin tax authorities

Press Releases   •   Nov 12, 2014 16:35 CET

On the occasion of AfricaCom 2014, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext: Paris) and Isocel Telecom, one of Benin’s leading Internet Service Providers, announced the conclusion of a multi-year lease for C-band capacity on the EUTELSAT 3B satellite to support the country’s tax collection system.

Finalists announced for the Eutelsat TV Awards 2014!

Finalists announced for the Eutelsat TV Awards 2014!

Press Releases   •   Oct 01, 2014 15:30 CEST

Now in its 17th year, the Eutelsat TV Awards is a unique international event identifying and rewarding excellence in satellite broadcasting. The enduring and evolving relationship of television channels with their audiences was the object of analysis of the jury of The Eutelsat TV awards that met in Paris from 26 to 27 September.

European satellite TV operators launch FreeTV Alliance at IBC 2014

European satellite TV operators launch FreeTV Alliance at IBC 2014

Press Releases   •   Sep 15, 2014 15:30 CEST

Three leading European free-to-air satellite TV operators – Fransat (France), Freesat (UK), and Tivùsat (Italy) – have come together to form the FreeTV Alliance. In the first collaboration of its kind, the Alliance aims to promote the harmonisation of satellite TV services and technology across Europe.