Press Releases • Mar 09, 2016 11:07 GMT
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.
Press Releases • Mar 09, 2016 08:37 GMT
The threshold of 6,000 channels broadcasting via Eutelsat’s satellites was crossed earlier this year with the launch of OSN First HD - Home of HBO, a new channel broadcast by OSN, the leading Pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa. In honour of this landmark Eutelsat presented a Special Award to OSN at this week’s Cabsat event in Dubai.
OSN partners with Eutelsat for more HD channels and sets stage for Ultra HD services in the Middle East and North Africa
Press Releases • Mar 08, 2016 06:59 GMT
OSN, the leading pay-TV provider in the Middle East and North Africa, is ramping up capacity on the powerful EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL). Additional capacity at the Middle East’s flagship TV neighbourhood will support more expansion for OSN, including new High Definition channels and the introduction of Ultra HD services.
Press Releases • Feb 17, 2016 06:39 GMT
The Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications (ISIN: FR0010221234 – NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) reviewed the financial results for the half-year ended 31 December 2015.
Press Releases • Feb 17, 2016 06:39 GMT
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has crossed the threshold of 6,000 channels broadcasting via its fleet, further consolidating its position as a premium satellite operator and service provider to the global broadcasting industry.
Press Releases • Feb 09, 2016 21:18 GMT
New Partnership Will Leverage Eutelsat’s Successful European Broadband Business and ViaSat’s Advanced Broadband Technologies and Consumer ISP Business Expertise
Ghana and Zimbabwe students scoop top honours at 5th edition of DStv Eutelsat Star Awards organised by MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat
Press Releases • Feb 09, 2016 19:53 GMT
The winners of this year’s DStv Eutelsat Star Awards were announced tonight during a ceremony held in Nairobi, Kenya, that also celebrated rising student interest in science and technology.
Press Releases • Feb 08, 2016 10:30 GMT
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).
Press Releases • Feb 03, 2016 11:38 GMT
Record year for participation East Africa is abuzz with excitement as Kenya prepares to host government dignitaries, the academic community, the scientific world, students and guests for the fifth edition of the prestigious DStv Eutelsat Star Awards.
Press Releases • Feb 03, 2016 09:52 GMT
New research revealed in the annual Africascope report produced by TNS Sofres shows a buoyant TV market in French-speaking African countries and the increasing marketshare of the EUTELSAT 16A satellite, one of the key TV satellites for West Africa.
Press Releases • Jan 30, 2016 10:00 GMT
The EUTELSAT 9B satellite of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) was successfully launched into geosynchronous transfer orbit today by ILS using a Proton rocket that lift off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 04.20 (22.20 GMT, 23.20 CET on January 29).
Press Releases • Jan 15, 2016 09:25 GMT
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that the EUTELSAT 9B satellite is on track for launch by an ILS Proton rocket on 28 January. Lift-off of the five-ton satellite built by Airbus Defence and Space is scheduled at 04:19 am Baikonour time (January 27 - 22.19 GMT, 23.19 CET).
Press Releases • Dec 08, 2015 10:14 GMT
Arqiva, the leading communications infrastructure and media services company in the UK, today announced the signature of a multi-year commitment with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for a 15th transponder at the 28° East video neighbourhood to serve the UK DTH (Direct-to-Home) broadcasting market.
Press Releases • Dec 08, 2015 09:31 GMT
Press Releases • Dec 07, 2015 10:34 GMT
StarTV, the commercial platform of Stargroup, today announced the launch of its new Direct-to-Home pay-TV service in Mexico. The new platform will start later this month in the Mexican state of Zacatecas and other parts of the country, replacing the TVZac platform that has been available regionally through microwave distribution.
Press Releases • Dec 03, 2015 13:00 GMT
The ceremony of the opening of the Holy Door on 8 December, that marks the beginning of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, will be the first worldwide Ultra HD broadcast via satellite. The event is being produced by the Vatican Television Center with the support of Eutelsat, Sony, Globecast and DBW Communication.
Press Releases • Dec 01, 2015 17:56 GMT
Eutelsat Communications, one of the world's leading satellite operators, tomorrow celebrates the 10th anniversary of its stock market listing on Euronext. In parallel to delivering strong shareholder value over the last 10 years, Eutelsat has transformed into a global operator positioned in fast-growing broadcast and broadband markets as well as a reference for innovation.
Afrique Telecom, Eutelsat and Wikimédia France to offer free access to French-language Wikipedia in Africa
Press Releases • Dec 01, 2015 09:41 GMT
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
Press Releases • Nov 30, 2015 09:05 GMT
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”.