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Arqiva secures long-term capacity with Eutelsat for broadcasting in United Kingdom and Ireland

Arqiva secures long-term capacity with Eutelsat for broadcasting in United Kingdom and Ireland

Press Releases   •   Jul 27, 2017 09:52 CEST

Arqiva, the UK’s leading communications infrastructure and media services company, and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced an agreement that strengthens their relationship at the premium 28° East video neighbourhood.

Panasonic Avionics partners with Hunter and Eutelsat to boost in-flight connectivity capacity over Canada

Panasonic Avionics partners with Hunter and Eutelsat to boost in-flight connectivity capacity over Canada

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2017 11:19 CEST

To provide Panasonic Avionics Corporation with added capacity to address growing customer demand for its in-flight connectivity service, Hunter Communications and Eutelsat Americas, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the expansion of their multi-transponder contract on the EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite.

​Launch of Eutelsat’s Konnect Africa broadband service

​Launch of Eutelsat’s Konnect Africa broadband service

Press Releases   •   Jun 22, 2017 11:35 CEST

The Konnect Africa broadband venture set up by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has this month officially launched new-generation services, starting in Benin, Cameroon, Kenya, Lesotho, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda.

Miriem Bensalah Chaqroun steps down from the Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications

Miriem Bensalah Chaqroun steps down from the Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2017 07:45 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that Miriem Bensalah Chaqroun will step down from its Board of Directors with immediate effect to comply with regulations governing the plurality of offices.

EUTELSAT 172B satellite begins ascent to geo

EUTELSAT 172B satellite begins ascent to geo

Press Releases   •   Jun 09, 2017 09:55 CEST

Launched last Friday by an Ariane 5 rocket, the EUTELSAT 172B satellite has entered a new phase of its journey in space with the initiation of the ascent to geostationary orbit. The first European high power electric satellite, built by Airbus, will take approximately four months to complete the climb to 172° East, monitored by Eutelsat and Airbus from Toulouse using a dedicated ...

Eutelsat signs new launch contract with Arianespace

Eutelsat signs new launch contract with Arianespace

Press Releases   •   Jun 02, 2017 07:22 CEST

Following the launch earlier today of the EUTELSAT 172B satellite, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces a new launch services contract with Arianespace.

EUTELSAT 172B satellite soars into space

EUTELSAT 172B satellite soars into space

Press Releases   •   Jun 02, 2017 04:55 CEST

The EUTELSAT 172B satellite of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) was successfully launched into space tonight by an Ariane 5 rocket that took off at 23.45 GMT (20.45 Kourou time, 01.45 CET). The first telemetry data has been received from the 3.5 tonne satellite and preparations are now ongoing for solar array deployment on 3 June and deployment 22 hours later of robotic arm.

Burkina Faso selects Eutelsat to accelerate nationwide roll-out of digital television

Burkina Faso selects Eutelsat to accelerate nationwide roll-out of digital television

Press Releases   •   May 30, 2017 10:27 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced a multi-year agreement for satellite capacity with Société burkinabè de télédiffusion (SBT), the public agency deploying DTT channels across Burkina Faso.

Agreement reached with Abertis on sale of Eutelsat stake in Hispasat

Agreement reached with Abertis on sale of Eutelsat stake in Hispasat

Press Releases   •   May 19, 2017 08:31 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and Abertis Group have reached an agreement on the sale of Eutelsat’s 33.69% stake in Hispasat to Abertis. It follows the initiation of the process in July 2016 when Eutelsat exercised the put option granted in 2008 by Abertis, Hispasat’s majority shareholder.

Ethiopia’s INSA agency selects Eutelsat for new Ethiosat TV platform

Ethiopia’s INSA agency selects Eutelsat for new Ethiosat TV platform

Press Releases   •   May 10, 2017 12:28 CEST

One day ahead of the NexTV CEO event in Mauritius, Ethiopia’s Information Network Security Agency (INSA), in charge of the transformation of the country’s high-tech and security industry, officialised the launch of Ethiosat, its new TV platform. INSA has inked a multi-year contract with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for capacity at its 7/8° West neighbourhood, the pole ...