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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.

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) ...

ViaSat, Eutelsat in-flight Internet partnership wins new European service contract

ViaSat, Eutelsat in-flight Internet partnership wins new European service contract

Press Releases   •   Sep 01, 2016 11:11 CEST

ViaSat Inc. and Eutelsat Communications continue to execute on their strategy to deliver high-quality satellite-based Internet connectivity to the commercial air market in Europe. Finnair announced today it has signed an agreement with ViaSat to install a high-speed wireless Internet network across the airline’s entire Airbus A320 series short-haul fleet flying in Europe.

Panasonic scales up Eutelsat capacity over Asia Pacific for in-flight Internet and TV services

Panasonic scales up Eutelsat capacity over Asia Pacific for in-flight Internet and TV services

Press Releases   •   Jun 09, 2016 11:06 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced that Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic), the largest provider of in-flight entertainment and communications services, has booked additional capacity on the EUTELSAT 172A satellite to deliver broadband connectivity and TV services to commercial airlines over the Pacific Ocean region.