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EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite chosen to enhance Alaska's connectivity landscape

EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite chosen to enhance Alaska's connectivity landscape

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2017 10:36 CET

Alaska Communications, Alaska’s leading broadband and managed IT service provider, has signed a long-term multi-transponder agreement with Eutelsat Americas, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), to extend access to telecom services for businesses, schools, health care providers, state and local governments across Alaska.

EUTELSAT 115 West B, world first all-electric satellite, begins ascent to geostationary orbit

EUTELSAT 115 West B, world first all-electric satellite, begins ascent to geostationary orbit

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2015 10:27 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that the xenon-ion thrusters of the all-electric EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite have been powered up, enabling the ascent from supersynchronous transfer orbit to geostationary orbit to be initiated as planned on 12 March. Eutelsat’s new satellite was launched by SpaceX on 1 March.

EUTELSAT 115 West B launched successfully into space

EUTELSAT 115 West B launched successfully into space

Press Releases   •   Mar 02, 2015 10:37 CET

Eutelsat Communications announces the successful launch of the EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite. The 2.2-tonne all-electric satellite built by Boeing was lofted into orbit on 1 March at 10.50 EST (03.50 UTC). It separated from the Falcon 9 launcher after a 35-minute flight, with telemetry subsequently received and processed at Boeing’s mission control centre in El Segundo, California.

EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite gears up for launch

EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite gears up for launch

Press Releases   •   Feb 26, 2015 10:01 CET

First all-electric satellite on track for 1 March launch by SpaceX on a Falcon 9