Press releases   •   Feb 14, 2020 07:25 CET

The Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications (ISIN: FR0010221234 - Euronext Paris: ETL), chaired by Dominique D’Hinnin, reviewed the financial results for the half-year ended 31 December 2019.

EGNOS payload enters service on EUTELSAT 5 West B

Press releases   •   Feb 14, 2020 06:57 CET

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that the GEO-3 payload of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS), a hosted payload aboard its EUTELSAT 5 West B satellite, has successfully entered into service.

Eutelsat selected by AfricaXP for DTH satellite services across Sub-Saharan Africa

Press releases   •   Feb 13, 2020 10:20 CET

Paris, 13 February 2020 - Channel network and content distributor AfricaXP has signed multi-year agreements with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) for Ku-band capacity on two Eutelsat satellites, positioned at 16° East and 7° East.

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.

Upcoming events 7 events

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

18 Apr all day


Apr 18Apr 22
Las Vegas

Contacts 5 contacts

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