Successful launch of EUTELSAT KONNECT
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.
Eutelsat’s KONNECT satellite ready to ship to launch site
The all-electric KONNECT communications satellite built by Thales Alenia Space, the joint company between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), for the international operator Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) is now undergoing final preparation prior to being shipped to the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, for a launch planned mid-January 2020.
Eutelsat announces first signing of Eutelsat CIRRUS solution on the African continent with Orao Telecom Congo
On the inaugural day of AfricaCom 2019, Eutelsat Communications announces a multiyear contract signature with Orao Telecom Congo for video capacity aboard one of its satellites located at 7° East, a privileged position for Africa. In a first for the African continent, Orao Telecom Congo has also signed up to Eutelsat CIRRUS; Eutelsat’s hybrid satellite/OTT delivery of channels.
GLOBAL Technologies selects Eutelsat to support West Africa Power Pool project
Paris, 4 July 2019 - Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has secured a multi-year contract with GLOBAL Technologies for C-band capacity on its EUTELSAT 10A satellite to provide connectivity and communications for the West Africa Power Pool Project (WAPP).
Eutelsat and Sigfox Foundation join forces to protect rhinos through “Now Rhinos Speak” initiative
“Now Rhinos Speak” project run by Sigfox Foundation to attach GPS sensors to 3,000 rhinos and monitor nature reserves •Eutelsat providing satellite capacity to collect data retrieved from sensors • Staff in national parks and game reserves equipped for improved tracking of rhinos in fight against poaching
La Poste Sénégal picks Eutelsat to interconnect 200 post offices
Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, today announced a multi-year agreement with La Poste Sénégal, the country’s public postal service company, to interconnect 200 post offices nationwide.
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Burkina Faso selects Eutelsat to accelerate nationwide roll-out of digital television
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.
Mega-Choice launches news and entertainment focused TV platform in Ghana with Eutelsat
Mega-Choice Digital Network, an associate company of Crystal TV, Ghana's first private television network, today officialised the launch of its new Direct-to-Home TV service in Ghana at the International Summit on Content Management for Digital Broadcasting and Media taking place in Accra. A ten-year contract has been inked with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for capacity ...
BICS and Eutelsat team up to deliver satellite-based business continuity solutions for operators in Africa
BICS, a global wholesale carrier for voice, mobile data and capacity services, today announced the launch of its on-demand connectivity solution for African telecom operators, in partnership with Eutelsat, a world-leading satellite operator. Using BICS’ RouteFlex, the joint solution allows mobile operators and service providers to raise the bar of network availability ...
Eutelsat puts Africa broadband programme back on track with multi-year capacity agreement with Yahsat
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and Yahsat, the Abu Dhabi-based international satellite operator, have signed a multi-year capacity agreement giving Broadband for Africa, Eutelsat’s African broadband venture, access to high-performance commercial Ka-band capacity for broadband services across Sub-Saharan Africa.
EUTELSAT 7B satellite chosen by Liquid Telecom for major broadcast deal and for new enterprise customers across Africa
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced a multi-year agreement with Liquid Telecom, a leading independent data, voice and IP provider in Africa for multiple transponders on the EUTELSAT 7B satellite.