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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.

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 ViaSat Close European Broadband Joint Venture

Eutelsat and ViaSat Close European Broadband Joint Venture

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 10:11 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) today closed their partnering arrangement combining Eutelsat’s established European broadband business with ViaSat’s broadband technology know-how and Internet Service Provider (ISP) business expertise.

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) ...

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Aero Mobility, the Final Frontier

Aero Mobility, the Final Frontier

Blog posts   •   May 22, 2017 15:43 CEST

Arilines 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.