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4KUNIVERSE launches on HOTBIRD over Europe, Middle East and North Africa

4KUNIVERSE launches on HOTBIRD over Europe, Middle East and North Africa

Blog posts   •   Oct 17, 2018 10:39 CEST

On the occasion of MIPCOM 2018, 4KUNIVERSE, a 24/7 4K HDR general entertainment TV channel, airing original TV series, movies, documentaries, sports and primetime programming, all in 4K HDR, has confirmed that it will be launching on the popular HOTBIRD video neighbourhood on November 1st, 2018.

Eutelsat targets a bright future in new corporate video

Eutelsat targets a bright future in new corporate video

Blog posts   •   Sep 10, 2018 09:59 CEST

Eutelsat places the art of connectivity at the heart of its new corporate video

How Vivo extended its 4G service to Brazil’s Fernando de Noronha archipelago

How Vivo extended its 4G service to Brazil’s Fernando de Noronha archipelago

Blog posts   •   Aug 29, 2018 16:13 CEST

In 2017, VIVO, the leading Brazilian mobile phone company owned by Telefonica, was looking to extend its 4G network to the Fernando de Noronha archipelago, one of Brazil’s most popular tourist destinations. The islands’ distance from the mainland (350 km) and very low population density made it difficult and costly to connect via traditional networks.

Satellite connectivity creating opportunities across Mexico

Satellite connectivity creating opportunities across Mexico

Blog posts   •   May 22, 2018 18:28 CEST

For many of us, Internet access is something so common that we take it for granted. However, a significant part of the Mexican population has no way to go online due to the lack of communications infrastructure in their community. This is why an ambitious programme such as México Conectado was highly needed.

Maximising Audience Reach with Hybrid Satellite OTT Solutions

Maximising Audience Reach with Hybrid Satellite OTT Solutions

Blog posts   •   Jan 30, 2018 12:05 CET

OTT solutions are widely being promoted as the future of broadcasting, however, as audiences demand greater image definition, can they deliver the content in optimum quality? Markus Fritz, Eutelsat's EVP of Commercial Development and Strategic Partnerships, explains how hybrid satellite and OTT solutions can help broadcasters optimise their services.

​​SATELLITE: ACCELERATING DIGITAL TRANSITION

​​SATELLITE: ACCELERATING DIGITAL TRANSITION

Blog posts   •   Nov 06, 2017 16:48 CET

Digital homes in Africa will grow to 75 million by 2021. Satellite and terrestrial are the two key infrastructures that will drive successful digital transition

HbbTV: satellite brings in interactive TV

HbbTV: satellite brings in interactive TV

Blog posts   •   Oct 17, 2017 09:46 CEST

Ralph Edeine explains how the HbbTV standard is setting the pace for interactive television

Delivering major sporting events to screens around the world

Delivering major sporting events to screens around the world

Blog posts   •   Jul 07, 2017 13:21 CEST

The Tour de France is the third most-watched sports event in the world. As with all major sports events, broadcasters need to deliver to their audiences rapidly, often from difficult-to-reach environments and for very specific time periods. Eutelsat’s Sales and Reservation Centre and Occasional Use manager, Christelle Preioni, explains how the team helps deliver coverage of this and other events.

Sport propels growing popularity of Ultra HD

Sport propels growing popularity of Ultra HD

Blog posts   •   Jun 09, 2017 16:02 CEST

From 8 to 11 June, the final matches of the Roland-Garros French Open are being broadcast live and in Ultra HD via FRANSAT, Eutelsat’s free-to-view platform for French TV homes. This new initiative highlights the Ultra HD momentum set by sport and the key role satellites are playing in the emergence of a spectacular viewing format.

Aero Mobility, the Final Frontier

Aero Mobility, the Final Frontier

Blog posts   •   May 22, 2017 15:43 CEST

Airlines are increasingly leveraging connectivity through passenger mobile apps and devices to increase brand engagement and provide a seamless on-line experience from home to airport, boarding and in-flight, and to destination. Mobility services, principally in-flight, are one of Eutelsat’s fastest-growing activities.