EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite takes Echourouk News to Algerian viewers in High Definition
On the occasion of DISCOP Dubai, that brings together key TV players from across the Middle East and North Africa, Algeria’s Echourouk media group announces its selection of the EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite to broadcast the High Definition version of its flagship news channel, Echourouk News.
Eutelsat 7/8° West video neighbourhood in pole position, serving over 52 million TV homes in Middle East and North Africa
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today unveiled the results of its new survey on TV reception modes and trends across the Middle East and North Africa.
EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite powered up and now in full commercial service
Eutelsat Communications announces that its new EUTELSAT 8 West B has been fully powered up and is already broadcasting TV channels to over 52 million homes in the Middle East and North Africa. Launched on August 20 by an Ariane 5 rocket, the new high-power satellite is co-located with a constellation of satellites operated by Eutelsat and Nilesat at the 7/8 degrees West neighbourhood.
EUTELSAT 8 West B launch success
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that its EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite was successfully launched into orbit by an Ariane 5 rocket on August 20 at 20.34 UTC (17.34 in Kourou). Partial deployment of the solar panels of the 5.8 tonne satellite was completed within four hours of separation.