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Leveraging satellite services to broadcast large scale sporting events
Satellite has played a fundamental role in sports broadcasting for over 50 years, bringing historic events into homes across the globe. Nowadays, PSSI Global Services, renowned experts in engineered transmission solutions, and Eutelsat are setting new standards for world-class services in this sector.
4KUNIVERSE launches on HOTBIRD over Europe, Middle East and North Africa
On the occasion of MIPCOM 2018, 4KUNIVERSE, a 24/7 4K HDR general entertainment TV channel, airing original TV series, movies, documentaries, sports and primetime programming, all in 4K HDR, has confirmed that it will be launching on the popular HOTBIRD video neighbourhood on November 1st, 2018.
Eutelsat targets a bright future in new corporate video
Eutelsat places the art of connectivity at the heart of its new corporate video
How Vivo extended its 4G service to Brazil’s Fernando de Noronha archipelago
In 2017, VIVO, the leading Brazilian mobile phone company owned by Telefonica, was looking to extend its 4G network to the Fernando de Noronha archipelago, one of Brazil’s most popular tourist destinations. The islands’ distance from the mainland (350 km) and very low population density made it difficult and costly to connect via traditional networks.
Satellite connectivity creating opportunities across Mexico
For many of us, Internet access is something so common that we take it for granted. However, a significant part of the Mexican population has no way to go online due to the lack of communications infrastructure in their community. This is why an ambitious programme such as México Conectado was highly needed.
Four things you should know about EUTELSAT QUANTUM
Scheduled for launch in 2019, the EUTELSAT QUANTUM satellite marks a revolutionary step forward for commercial satellites, offering unprecedented customisation and flexibility. Yohann Leroy, Deputy CEO and Chief Technical Officer at Eutelsat, was at Airbus’ premises in Portsmouth today to unveil the key features of our software-driven satellite, which is currently under construction.
Maximising Audience Reach with Hybrid Satellite OTT Solutions
OTT solutions are widely being promoted as the future of broadcasting, however, as audiences demand greater image definition, can they deliver the content in optimum quality? Markus Fritz, Eutelsat's EVP of Commercial Development and Strategic Partnerships, explains how hybrid satellite and OTT solutions can help broadcasters optimise their services.
SATELLITE: ACCELERATING DIGITAL TRANSITION
Digital homes in Africa will grow to 75 million by 2021. Satellite and terrestrial are the two key infrastructures that will drive successful digital transition
HbbTV: satellite brings in interactive TV
Ralph Edeine explains how the HbbTV standard is setting the pace for interactive television
An easy lesson to closing the broadband gap for European schools
European Commission’s latest study on satellite broadband for schools delivers answers on how to get more schools online.
Changing the face of in-the-field connectivity for the humanitarian sector
A new generation of satellite equipment is changing the face of connectivity for aid workers in the field during humanitarian crises. Eutelsat’s Simon Gray is in Abuja at Future-Sat Africa to present how we have designed and developed new satellite kits that are easy to transport, deploy and connect.