Entry into commercial service of EUTELSAT 7C

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2020 11:07 CET

Eutelsat Communications’ EUTELSAT 7C satellite has entered full commercial service and is ready to support broadcast customers across Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Turkey.

Successful launch of EUTELSAT KONNECT

Press releases   •   Jan 17, 2020 07:46 CET

The EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite was successfully launched into Geostationary Transfer Orbit by Arianespace using an Ariane 5 rocket that lifted off from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, at 9.05 pm Universal Time (10.05 pm CET) on January 16.

Update on EUTELSAT 5 West B status

Press releases   •   Jan 17, 2020 07:09 CET

On October 24, 2019, Eutelsat announced an investigation into a malfunction on one of the two solar arrays on its EUTELSAT 5 West B satellite. Pursuant to this investigation, the loss of the satellite’s South solar array has been confirmed. With the exception of the South solar array, the satellite performance remains nominal.

Eutelsat requests the withdrawal of Moody’s ratings

Press releases   •   Jan 14, 2020 17:59 CET

Eutelsat Communications has requested Moody’s Investors Service to withdraw all of its ratings on the Group. This decision was made in the context of the Group’s ongoing cost rationalization.

Telefonica selects Eutelsat HOTBIRD neighbourhood to broadcast RTVE video and radio content

Press releases   •   Dec 11, 2019 10:59 CET

Eutelsat Communications has secured a multi-year capacity contract at its flagship HOTBIRD neighbourhood with Spain’s leading telecommunications operator, Telefonica.

Panasonic Avionics teams up with Eutelsat to deliver XTS in-flight connectivity across Europe and the Middle East

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2019 12:22 CET

Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic), a market leader in in-flight entertainment and connectivity, has signed a multi-year agreement for Ku-band capacity on two multi-beam payloads on the EUTELSAT 10B satellite, due to be launched in 2022.

Eutelsat’s KONNECT satellite ready to ship to launch site

Press releases   •   Nov 19, 2019 09:02 CET

The all-electric KONNECT communications satellite built by Thales Alenia Space, the joint company between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), for the international operator Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) is now undergoing final preparation prior to being shipped to the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, for a launch planned mid-January 2020.

Eutelsat’s statement on FCC decision regarding C-Band spectrum

Press releases   •   Nov 18, 2019 19:17 CET

Eutelsat announces first signing of Eutelsat CIRRUS solution on the African continent with Orao Telecom Congo

Press releases   •   Nov 12, 2019 11:43 CET

On the inaugural day of AfricaCom 2019, Eutelsat Communications announces a multiyear contract signature with Orao Telecom Congo for video capacity aboard one of its satellites located at 7° East, a privileged position for Africa. In a first for the African continent, Orao Telecom Congo has also signed up to Eutelsat CIRRUS; Eutelsat’s hybrid satellite/OTT delivery of channels.


Press releases   •   Nov 07, 2019 17:35 CET

The Ordinary and Extraordinary Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Eutelsat Communications was held today in Paris. All the resolutions submitted were approved. They included notably: ...

Upcoming events 5 events

28 Jan all day

CSTB Moscow

Jan 28Jan 30
Moscow Crocus Expo

24 Feb all day

Mobile World Congress

Feb 24Feb 27
Eutelsat will be present on the Konnect stand: Hall 5, Stand 5J81, Fira Gran Via, Barcelona

09 Mar all day

Satellite 2020

Mar 09Mar 12
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

31 Mar all day


Mar 31Apr 02
Dubai World Trade Centre

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