The 8th edition of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards has once again crowned two new continental overall winners!
Press releases • Feb 13, 2019 16:30 CET
The winners of the 8th edition of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards were announced today during a ceremony held in Accra, Ghana. Eighteen-year-old Tanaka Chonyera has put Botswana on the map by scooping top honours in the essay category. Nineteen-year-old Priscilla Marealle was announced as the overall winner in the poster category, making it a back-to-back win from Tanzania.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Press releases • Nov 08, 2018 17:39 CET
Press releases • Oct 30, 2018 17:45 CET
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
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.
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
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.
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.