Trading update: impact of Covid-19 crisis on Eutelsat’s operations and financial objectives

Press releases   •   Apr 09, 2020 18:39 CEST

The Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) met today. The Board and management are closely monitoring the impact of Covid-19 on the company’s operations and financial objectives. During this uncertain period our priorities are safeguarding the health and well-being of our employees and wider communities, working with authorities to halt the spread of Covid-19, and ...

Konnect Africa to connect schools in the Democratic Republic of Congo with high speed internet

Press releases   •   Mar 23, 2020 15:50 CET

Konnect Africa, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications, Schoolap and Flash Services today announced a Memorandum of Understanding to connect several thousand schools across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the Internet as part of the Schoolap project.


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.

Upcoming events 3 events

11 Sep all day

IBC 2020

Sep 11Sep 15
RAI, Amsterdam

29 Sep all day

CommunicAsia 2020

Sep 29Oct 01
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Booth n° 1M3-01

26 Oct all day


Oct 26Oct 28
Dubai World Trade Centre

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