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Gulfsat and Eutelsat welcome Kuwait TV’s Al-Qurain TV in HD to EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite

Gulfsat and Eutelsat welcome Kuwait TV’s Al-Qurain TV in HD to EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite

Press Releases   •   Mar 23, 2017 05:00 CET

Kuwait TV, the official Kuwaiti state broadcaster and part of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Information, announced today at Cabsat Dubai that the new Al-Qurain TV channel has launched in its free-to-air HD platform hosted on the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite. The capacity used by Kuwait TV is provided by Gulfsat, Eutelsat’s long-term partner.

Eutelsat’s Sat.tv app expands to vibrant 7/8° West video neighbourhood

Eutelsat’s Sat.tv app expands to vibrant 7/8° West video neighbourhood

Press Releases   •   Mar 22, 2017 05:30 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announced today at Cabsat Dubai that Sat.tv, its mobile programme guide, is expanding to include free-to-air channels broadcasting from its popular 7/8° West neighbourhood.

EUTELSAT 172B satellite: on the road to Kourou

EUTELSAT 172B satellite: on the road to Kourou

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2017 12:02 CET

The EUTELSAT 172B satellite of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) is in the final stages of preparation at the Airbus Defence and Space facility in Toulouse and will be boarded onto a special flight to French Guiana on 20 March. The 3.5 tonne satellite is scheduled for an Ariane launch on 25 April from the European Spaceport in Kourou.

Eutelsat and STMicroelectronics Announce Low-Cost, Low-Power System-on-Chip for Interactive Satellite Terminals

Eutelsat and STMicroelectronics Announce Low-Cost, Low-Power System-on-Chip for Interactive Satellite Terminals

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2017 17:31 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, have achieved a new milestone with a new-generation chip that will power Eutelsat’s SmartLNB interactive terminal.

Eutelsat signs up for Blue Origin’s New Glenn launcher

Eutelsat signs up for Blue Origin’s New Glenn launcher

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2017 15:04 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced at the Satellite 2017 Convention in Washington D.C. the conclusion of a contract with Blue Origin for a launch on the New Glenn rocket that is expected to initiate flights in 2020.

Eutelsat engaged by European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) to provide payload and services for next-generation EGNOS

Eutelsat engaged by European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) to provide payload and services for next-generation EGNOS

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 09:56 CET

The European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) has selected Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for the development, integration and operation of the next-generation EGNOS payload on a future Eutelsat satellite.

SPI signs deal with Eutelsat to pursue international expansion across the Americas

SPI signs deal with Eutelsat to pursue international expansion across the Americas

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2017 11:01 CET

SPI International/FILMBOX Channels Group, a rapidly-expanding global media company, has signed a multi-year multi-satellite agreement with Eutelsat Americas, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) to distribute ten HD channels and one Ultra HD channel to homes across the Americas.

Students from Ethiopia and Nigeria score big at 6th edition of DStv Eutelsat Star Awards organised by Eutelsat and MultiChoice Africa

Students from Ethiopia and Nigeria score big at 6th edition of DStv Eutelsat Star Awards organised by Eutelsat and MultiChoice Africa

Press Releases   •   Feb 08, 2017 11:52 CET

winners of this year’s DStv Eutelsat Star Awards, the unique pan-African competition that encourages young minds to explore innovative thinking in science and space technology were announced tonight in Nigeria. The sixth edition shows sustained interest from African learners aged 14 to 19, attracting over 1,000 entries from 20 countries. .

Taqnia Space selects Eutelsat to empower its HTS Aero Service over Middle East, North Africa, Mediterranean and Europe

Taqnia Space selects Eutelsat to empower its HTS Aero Service over Middle East, North Africa, Mediterranean and Europe

Press Releases   •   Feb 02, 2017 11:00 CET

Checking emails and social networks, streaming live content at 36,000 feet are poised to become reality at the end of this year for passengers connected to Taqnia Space Aero services’ platform following an agreement between Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world's leading satellite operators, and Taqnia Space (TSC), owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) ...

EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite takes Echourouk News to Algerian viewers in High Definition

EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite takes Echourouk News to Algerian viewers in High Definition

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2017 17:09 CET

On the occasion of DISCOP Dubai, that brings together key TV players from across the Middle East and North Africa, Algeria’s Echourouk media group announces its selection of the EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite to broadcast the High Definition version of its flagship news channel, Echourouk News.