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​​German federal election: capacity on four Eutelsat satellites mobilised for TV coverage by German and international media outlets

Press Release   •   Sep 21, 2017 12:32 CEST

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German federal election: capacity on four Eutelsat satellites mobilised for TV coverage by German and international media outlets

Paris, 21 September 2017 – Capacity on four satellites operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) is mobilised by leading German and international media to cover the German federal election on Sunday 24 September which will see up to 62 million voters go to the polls.

The equivalent of 300 hours is already booked on EUTELSAT 12 West B, EUTELSAT 10A, EUTELSAT 16A and EUTELSAT 7B by customers that include Telenor Satellite and Luxembourg’s ENEX,an association of world-leading commercial broadcasters. ENEX will draw on Eutelsat capacity to deliver to its members content produced byMediengruppe RTL Deutschland, its local German partner.

Eutelsat's Booking Centre coordinates allocation of occasional-use capacity across Eutelsat’s global fleet from minimum periods of 15 minutes, enabling media to report on sports, cultural, political and breaking news around the world.


About Eutelsat Communications

Established in 1977, Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL, ISIN code: FR0010221234) is one of the world's leading and most experienced operators of communications satellites. The company provides capacity on 39 satellites to clients that include broadcasters and broadcasting associations, pay-TV operators, video, data and Internet service providers, enterprises and government agencies.

Eutelsat’s satellites provide ubiquitous coverage of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas, enabling video, data, broadband and government communications to be established irrespective of a user’s location.

Headquartered in Paris, with offices and teleports around the globe, Eutelsat represents a workforce of 1,000 men and women from 32 countries who are experts in their fields and work with clients to deliver the highest quality of service.

For more about Eutelsat please visit www.eutelsat.com

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