Blog posts • Jul 07, 2017 13:21 CEST
The Tour de France is the third most-watched sports event in the world. As with all major sports events, broadcasters need to deliver to their audiences rapidly, often from difficult-to-reach environments and for very specific time periods. Eutelsat’s Sales and Reservation Centre and Occasional Use manager, Christelle Preioni, explains how the team helps deliver coverage of this and other events.
Press releases • Jun 22, 2017 11:35 CEST
The Konnect Africa broadband venture set up by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has this month officially launched new-generation services, starting in Benin, Cameroon, Kenya, Lesotho, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda.
Press releases • Jun 12, 2017 07:45 CEST
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that Miriem Bensalah Chaqroun will step down from its Board of Directors with immediate effect to comply with regulations governing the plurality of offices.
Blog posts • Jun 09, 2017 16:02 CEST
From 8 to 11 June, the final matches of the Roland-Garros French Open are being broadcast live and in Ultra HD via FRANSAT, Eutelsat’s free-to-view platform for French TV homes. This new initiative highlights the Ultra HD momentum set by sport and the key role satellites are playing in the emergence of a spectacular viewing format.
Press releases • Jun 09, 2017 09:55 CEST
Launched last Friday by an Ariane 5 rocket, the EUTELSAT 172B satellite has entered a new phase of its journey in space with the initiation of the ascent to geostationary orbit. The first European high power electric satellite, built by Airbus, will take approximately four months to complete the climb to 172° East, monitored by Eutelsat and Airbus from Toulouse using a dedicated ...
Press releases • Jun 02, 2017 07:22 CEST
Following the launch earlier today of the EUTELSAT 172B satellite, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces a new launch services contract with Arianespace.
Press releases • Jun 02, 2017 04:55 CEST
The EUTELSAT 172B satellite of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) was successfully launched into space tonight by an Ariane 5 rocket that took off at 23.45 GMT (20.45 Kourou time, 01.45 CET). The first telemetry data has been received from the 3.5 tonne satellite and preparations are now ongoing for solar array deployment on 3 June and deployment 22 hours later of robotic arm.
Press releases • May 30, 2017 10:27 CEST
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced a multi-year agreement for satellite capacity with Société burkinabè de télédiffusion (SBT), the public agency deploying DTT channels across Burkina Faso.
Blog posts • May 22, 2017 15:43 CEST
Airlines are increasingly leveraging connectivity through passenger mobile apps and devices to increase brand engagement and provide a seamless on-line experience from home to airport, boarding and in-flight, and to destination. Mobility services, principally in-flight, are one of Eutelsat’s fastest-growing activities.
Press releases • May 19, 2017 08:31 CEST
Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and Abertis Group have reached an agreement on the sale of Eutelsat’s 33.69% stake in Hispasat to Abertis. It follows the initiation of the process in July 2016 when Eutelsat exercised the put option granted in 2008 by Abertis, Hispasat’s majority shareholder.
Blog posts • May 18, 2017 12:00 CEST
Eutelsat’s latest Industry Survey focuses on Ultra HD, with an in-depth, across the board look at how key players see this innovative broadcasting format evolving. Claudia Vaccarone, Eutelsat’s Head of Market Research & Customer Experience, discusses the report.
Press releases • May 11, 2017 17:50 CEST
Eutelsat Communications today reported revenues for the Third Quarter and Nine Months ended 31 March 2017
Press releases • May 10, 2017 12:28 CEST
One day ahead of the NexTV CEO event in Mauritius, Ethiopia’s Information Network Security Agency (INSA), in charge of the transformation of the country’s high-tech and security industry, officialised the launch of Ethiosat, its new TV platform. INSA has inked a multi-year contract with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for capacity at its 7/8° West neighbourhood, the pole ...
Press releases • Apr 28, 2017 14:28 CEST
The Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has appointed Yohann Leroy Deputy CEO in addition to his function as Chief Technical Officer, alongside Michel Azibert, Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial and Development Officer.
Press releases • Apr 26, 2017 11:34 CEST
The Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) met yesterday and decided to submit for approval to the Annual General Assembly of 8 November 2017 the appointment of Dominique D'Hinnin, currently Board representative of FSP (Fonds Stratégique de Participations), as a Director of Eutelsat Communications. Communications.
Press releases • Apr 26, 2017 09:18 CEST
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced that Mike Antonovich is joining Eutelsat Americas as Chief Executive Officer.
Press releases • Apr 25, 2017 10:06 CEST
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) is carrying out a far-reaching antenna seeding programme to allow broadcasters across the Americas to enhance their reach and cable operators to enrich their offer via Eutelsat’s premium video neighbourhoods at65° West and 113/117° West.
Press releases • Apr 03, 2017 13:28 CEST
NTV-PLUS achieves full coverage of Russian Federation with multi-year, multi-transponder contracts covering 140° East over Far East Russia and incremental capacity at 56° East over Siberia
Press releases • Mar 23, 2017 05:00 CET
Kuwait TV, the official Kuwaiti state broadcaster and part of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Information, announced today at Cabsat Dubai that the new Al-Qurain TV channel has launched in its free-to-air HD platform hosted on the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite. The capacity used by Kuwait TV is provided by Gulfsat, Eutelsat’s long-term partner.
Press releases • Mar 22, 2017 05:30 CET
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announced today at Cabsat Dubai that Sat.tv, its mobile programme guide, is expanding to include free-to-air channels broadcasting from its popular 7/8° West neighbourhood.