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Eutelsat partners with Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters for video capacity on EUTELSAT 8 West B

Eutelsat partners with Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters for video capacity on EUTELSAT 8 West B

Press releases   •   Feb 12, 2019 10:14 CET

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has signed simultaneous multi-year contracts with the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters for video capacity on its EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite. The aggregate of these contracts represents multi-transponder capacity, including incremental resources.

Ghana to host the 8th edition of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards!

Ghana to host the 8th edition of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards!

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2019 11:36 CET

ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli returns for the 5th time as Jury Chairman Ghana is gearing up to host the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards for the second time since the competition’s inception in 2011. Known as the country at the centre of the world, Ghana was also the first country to produce an overall poster winner during the inaugural DStv Eutelsat Star Awards.

Konnect Africa to conquer the Ivorian market for high-speed satellite Internet access

Konnect Africa to conquer the Ivorian market for high-speed satellite Internet access

Press releases   •   Jan 15, 2019 11:20 CET

Konnect Africa, an initiative of the satellite operator Eutelsat (Euronext: ETL) dedicated to satellite broadband on the African continent, today announces the launch of its Internet access offers in Côte d'Ivoire.

The Switch and Eutelsat Partner to Deliver Global Satellite and Fibre Occasional Use Network

The Switch and Eutelsat Partner to Deliver Global Satellite and Fibre Occasional Use Network

Press releases   •   Dec 12, 2018 16:08 CET

The Switch® and Eutelsat (Euronext Paris: ETL) are joining forces to provide a new, independent offer delivering an unparalleled satellite and fibre video contribution network. The partnership will provide The Switch’s user community of over 800 of the world’s leading content producers and distributors with the ability to transmit feeds on a minute-by-minute basis to and from large parts of ...

​Eurobroadband Infrastructure launches Preferred Partner Programme to boost KA-SAT capacity distribution

​Eurobroadband Infrastructure launches Preferred Partner Programme to boost KA-SAT capacity distribution

Press releases   •   Dec 06, 2018 10:25 CET

Eurobroadband Infrastructure (EBI), a subsidiary of Eutelsat (NYSE Euronext: ETL), is launching a Preferred Partner Programme for the distribution of capacity on its KA-SAT satellite. The programme aims at revitalising the distribution of KA-SAT capacity to boost the deployment of internet access via satellite, further bridging the digital divide, in line with EU 2020 targets.

Eutelsat takes home SSPI Better Satellite World Award for its support of the Crisis Connectivity Charter

Eutelsat takes home SSPI Better Satellite World Award for its support of the Crisis Connectivity Charter

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2018 10:16 CET

The Space & Satellite Professionals International yesterday recognized the signatories to the Crisis Connectivity Charter, including Eutelsat, with the Better Satellite World Award during a ceremony in London, which annually acknowledges the contributions of the satellite industry to the global economy, safety, security, governance, development and health.

NHK partners with Eutelsat for the launch of the world’s first 8K channel

NHK partners with Eutelsat for the launch of the world’s first 8K channel

Press releases   •   Dec 03, 2018 13:18 CET

NHK, Japan’s national broadcaster, has partnered with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext: ETL) to launch the world’s first 8K network; BS8K. The live broadcast took place on December 2nd from the Vatican where images were transmitted to Tokyo via EUTELSAT 12 West B satellite with a mobile uplink provided by M-three Satcom.

MASMOVIL Group to provide satellite broadband services throughout Spain via KA-SAT

MASMOVIL Group to provide satellite broadband services throughout Spain via KA-SAT

Press releases   •   Dec 03, 2018 11:02 CET

Deal highlights the role of satellite in complementing the terrestrial infrastructure MASMOVIL Group, Spain’s fourth largest telecommunications operator, has signed an agreement with Eutelsat (NYSE Euronext: ETL)’s subsidiary, Eurobroadband Infrastructure, to distribute broadband services to under-connected areas across the country via the KA-SAT satellite.

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Press releases   •   Nov 29, 2018 09:03 CET

Konnect Africa launches its satellite Internet access offers in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Konnect Africa launches its satellite Internet access offers in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Press releases   •   Nov 28, 2018 11:01 CET

Konnect Africa, an initiative of the satellite operator Eutelsat (Euronext: ETL) dedicated to satellite broadband on the African continent, announces the launch today of its Internet access offers throughout the Congolese territory.

Eutelsat procures replacement satellites for its flagship HOTBIRD neighbourhood at 13° East

Eutelsat procures replacement satellites for its flagship HOTBIRD neighbourhood at 13° East

Press releases   •   Nov 19, 2018 11:52 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext: ETL) has ordered two new satellites from Airbus Defence and Space to replace the three existing HOTBIRD satellites at its 13° East flagship neighbourhood. These all-electric high-power satellites are set to enter into service in 2022, serving Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.

Comprehensive study of satellite television reception places Eutelsat as market leader across Nigeria, Cameroon and Ivory Coast

Comprehensive study of satellite television reception places Eutelsat as market leader across Nigeria, Cameroon and Ivory Coast

Press releases   •   Nov 13, 2018 10:25 CET

A far-reaching in-depth study, led by Nielsen, of television reception throughout Nigeria, Cameroon and Ivory Coast, has positioned Eutelsat as satellite market leader within these countries. The face-to-face interviews were conducted with 3,000 households in Nigeria, 2,000 in Cameroun and 2,000 in Ivory Coast, representative of the population of the geographical area surveyed.

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C-Band Alliance Increases to 200 MHz Its FCC Proposal for Spectrum Repurposing in the U.S. to Support Nationwide 5G Deployment

C-Band Alliance Increases to 200 MHz Its FCC Proposal for Spectrum Repurposing in the U.S. to Support Nationwide 5G Deployment

Press releases   •   Oct 22, 2018 22:22 CEST

Assuming full adoption of the Alliance’s FCC proposal, spectrum could be cleared within 18 to 36 months of a final FCC order C-Band Alliance members Intelsat (NYSE: I), SES (Euronext Paris: SESG), Eutelsat (Euronext Paris: ETL) and Telesat engaged in transition planning with customers to ensure existing critical broadcast services are fully protected

4KUNIVERSE launches on HOTBIRD over Europe, Middle East and North Africa

4KUNIVERSE launches on HOTBIRD over Europe, Middle East and North Africa

Blog posts   •   Oct 17, 2018 10:39 CEST

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 appoints Gary Donnan as Chief Innovation Officer

​Eutelsat appoints Gary Donnan as Chief Innovation Officer

Press releases   •   Oct 16, 2018 11:41 CEST

Gary Donnan will join Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) on 29 October as Chief Innovation Officer, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Rodolphe Belmer. In this role, Gary is tasked with defining Eutelsat's innovation roadmap and the identification and cross-functional development of innovation initiatives across the Group.

Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat and Telesat Establish the C-Band Alliance (CBA), a Consortium to Facilitate Clearing of U.S. Mid-band Spectrum for 5G While Protecting U.S. Content Distribution and Data Networks

Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat and Telesat Establish the C-Band Alliance (CBA), a Consortium to Facilitate Clearing of U.S. Mid-band Spectrum for 5G While Protecting U.S. Content Distribution and Data Networks

Press releases   •   Oct 01, 2018 08:51 CEST

Leading global satellite operators – Intelsat (NYSE: I), SES (Euronext Paris: SESG), Eutelsat (Euronext Paris: ETL) and Telesat announced today the creation of a consortium called the C-Band Alliance, or CBA, in a move that could accelerate making mid‐band spectrum available for 5G services.

Eutelsat announces successful 7-year bond issuance

Eutelsat announces successful 7-year bond issuance

Press releases   •   Sep 25, 2018 19:09 CEST

Launch and pricing by Eutelsat S.A. of a €800 million 2.000% percent Eurobond due 2025 to refinance January 2019 Bond. Positive impact of approximately €24 million per annum on financial charges contributing to Free-Cash-Flow maximization.

​Orange Slovensko selects EUTELSAT 16A to expand its pay-TV offer via satellite

​Orange Slovensko selects EUTELSAT 16A to expand its pay-TV offer via satellite

Press releases   •   Sep 14, 2018 10:30 CEST

The new DTH platform will reach more Slovakian viewers nationwide and become one of the pillars of Orange’s convergent offer Paris, 14 September 2018 – Orange Slovensko has signed its first-ever multiyear contract with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) expanding its pay-TV offer via satellite and enabling a nationwide reach across Slovakia.