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VIVACOM picks EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite for broadcast clients in Africa

VIVACOM picks EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite for broadcast clients in Africa

Press Releases   •   Sep 16, 2017 15:19 CEST

VIVACOM, the leading provider of telecom services in Bulgaria, today announced at IBC in Amsterdam the signature of a multi-year contract with Eutelsat for C-band capacity on the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite in order to expand its video business in Africa.

Eutelsat’s Sat.tv app now available on connected TVs

Eutelsat’s Sat.tv app now available on connected TVs

Press Releases   •   Sep 15, 2017 10:10 CEST

Eutelsat Communications today announced at the IBC show in Amsterdam that its Sat.tv app, the smart programme guide available through tablets and smartphones, is now running on connected TVs using the HbbTV standard. Available for free channels broadcasting from Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD and 7/8° West video neighbourhoods, Sat.tv helps viewers browse through hundreds of free channels and track their ...

Eutelsat and Globecast renew partnership to further drive HDTV growth at the HOTBIRD video neighbourhood

Eutelsat and Globecast renew partnership to further drive HDTV growth at the HOTBIRD video neighbourhood

Press Releases   •   Sep 14, 2017 14:07 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, have renewed capacity on a multi-year basis at the HOTBIRD video position.

Eutelsat and V-Nova partner on unique HD studio-quality video contribution solution

Eutelsat and V-Nova partner on unique HD studio-quality video contribution solution

Press Releases   •   Sep 11, 2017 10:25 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and V-Nova Ltd. are unveiling at this year’s IBC a new satellite-delivered studio-quality HD contribution solution that for the first time offers broadcasters and video service providers a true alternative or back-up to fibre in terms of quality and bandwidth-efficiency.

Joyne selects Eutelsat for flexible new pay-TV offer for Dutch homes and recreational market

Joyne selects Eutelsat for flexible new pay-TV offer for Dutch homes and recreational market

Press Releases   •   Jul 17, 2017 12:10 CEST

Joyne, a new multi-channel TV venture for Dutch viewers and the country’s recreational market, has selected the EUTELSAT 9B satellite as its platform to reach viewers in the Netherlands and across Europe.

Armenia’s SHANT TV launches new HD platform at Eutelsat HOTBIRD neighbourhood

Armenia’s SHANT TV launches new HD platform at Eutelsat HOTBIRD neighbourhood

Press Releases   •   Jul 12, 2017 12:00 CEST

Armenia’s first all-HD pay-TV offer available from 15 July to homes in Europe, Middle East and European parts of Russian Federation

Burkina Faso selects Eutelsat to accelerate nationwide roll-out of digital television

Burkina Faso selects Eutelsat to accelerate nationwide roll-out of digital television

Press Releases   •   May 30, 2017 10:27 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced a multi-year agreement for satellite capacity with Société burkinabè de télédiffusion (SBT), the public agency deploying DTT channels across Burkina Faso.

NTV-PLUS and Eutelsat strengthen relationship across Russia’s key video neighbourhoods

NTV-PLUS and Eutelsat strengthen relationship across Russia’s key video neighbourhoods

Press Releases   •   Apr 03, 2017 13:28 CEST

NTV-PLUS achieves full coverage of Russian Federation with multi-year, multi-transponder contracts covering 140° East over Far East Russia and incremental capacity at 56° East over Siberia

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.

Switzerland’s SRG SSR renews long-term commitment to Eutelsat HOTBIRD position for HD channels

Switzerland’s SRG SSR renews long-term commitment to Eutelsat HOTBIRD position for HD channels

Press Releases   •   Feb 23, 2017 12:23 CET

Eutelsat Communications today announced that SRG SSR, Switzerland’s public TV and radio broadcaster, has confirmed itslong-term commitment to the HOT BIRD neighbourhood with the multi-year renewal of one transponder that complements a second transponder already booked on a long-term basis.

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.

Eutelsat hits new milestone of 1,000 High Definition channels

Eutelsat hits new milestone of 1,000 High Definition channels

Press Releases   •   Feb 20, 2017 10:21 CET

High Definition TV continues to gain ground across the broadcast satellites operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) with the 240 HD channels launched in 2016 equalling the total number launched during the previous two years.

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.

Persian-language Manoto TV completes switch to Eutelsat satellites

Persian-language Manoto TV completes switch to Eutelsat satellites

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2017 10:33 CET

Manoto TV, the popular Persian-language channel, has completed its switch in SD and HD versions to the EUTELSAT 7B satellite operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL). The channel is now available exclusively from Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD satellites and EUTELSAT 7B that together form a single neighbourhood for Persian-speaking viewers in Europe, the Middle East and Iran.

​​Mega-Choice launches news and entertainment focused TV platform in Ghana with Eutelsat

​​Mega-Choice launches news and entertainment focused TV platform in Ghana with Eutelsat

Press Releases   •   Jan 25, 2017 10:07 CET

Mega-Choice Digital Network, an associate company of Crystal TV, Ghana's first private television network, today officialised the launch of its new Direct-to-Home TV service in Ghana at the International Summit on Content Management for Digital Broadcasting and Media taking place in Accra. A ten-year contract has been inked with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for capacity ...

CCTV launches HD broadcasts of three flagship channels from Eutelsat HOTBIRD video neighbourhood

CCTV launches HD broadcasts of three flagship channels from Eutelsat HOTBIRD video neighbourhood

Press Releases   •   Jan 23, 2017 12:34 CET

China Central Television (CCTV), has signed a long-term distribution contract with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) to broadcast three of its flagship channels in High Definition across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.

EUTELSAT 117 West B all-electric satellite fully charged and now in commercial service

EUTELSAT 117 West B all-electric satellite fully charged and now in commercial service

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2017 10:30 CET

Commercialised by the Eutelsat Americas affiliate, EUTELSAT 117 West B is the second all-electric satellite in Eutelsat’s fleet.

HDTV gathers pace at Eutelsat HOTBIRD neighbourhood: all Rai channels now available in HD in Tivùsat platform

HDTV gathers pace at Eutelsat HOTBIRD neighbourhood: all Rai channels now available in HD in Tivùsat platform

Press Releases   •   Jan 05, 2017 12:34 CET

Viewers in Italy of the Tivùsat TV platform that broadcasts exclusively from Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD neighbourhood can now benefit from HD quality of the full line-up of TV channels produced by Rai.

Eutelsat scales up Ultra HD content with two new channels at the popular HOTBIRD neighbourhood

Eutelsat scales up Ultra HD content with two new channels at the popular HOTBIRD neighbourhood

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2017 10:55 CET

Las Vegas, Paris, 4 January 2016 – One day ahead of the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show where Ultra HD is set to be a continuing hot trend, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces the launch of two new Ultra HD channels at its popular HOTBIRD video neighbourhood. Fashion TV’s new Ultra HD channel, FTV UHD and Travelxp 4K, the world’s first 4K travel channel ...

Eutelsat 7/8° West video neighbourhood in pole position, serving over 52 million TV homes in Middle East and North Africa

Eutelsat 7/8° West video neighbourhood in pole position, serving over 52 million TV homes in Middle East and North Africa

Press Releases   •   Nov 16, 2016 09:31 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today unveiled the results of its new survey on TV reception modes and trends across the Middle East and North Africa.