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 5 West B delivered to Baikonur Cosmodrome for pre-launch preparation
Eutelsat Communications announces the safe arrival of EUTELSAT 5 West B at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, where it is due for launch on a Proton Breeze M rocket on September 30, overseen by International Launch Services.
Eutelsat’s Sat.tv app expands to vibrant 7/8° West video neighbourhood
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.
SPI signs deal with Eutelsat to pursue international expansion across the Americas
SPI International/FILMBOX Channels Group, a rapidly-expanding global media company, has signed a multi-year multi-satellite agreement with Eutelsat Americas, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) to distribute ten HD channels and one Ultra HD channel to homes across the Americas.
Claudie Haigneré, first European female astronaut to chair Jury of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards
Nearly 6,000 secondary school students have entered the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards competition since it was established by Eutelsat and MultiChoice Africa in 2011. The sixth edition shows sustained interest from African learners aged 14 to 19, adding fresh impetus to the mission shared by MultiChoice and Eutelsat to encourage young minds to positively change their world.
EUTELSAT 117 West B all-electric satellite fully charged and now in commercial service
Commercialised by the Eutelsat Americas affiliate, EUTELSAT 117 West B is the second all-electric satellite in Eutelsat’s fleet.
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.
Eric Moltzau joins Eutelsat America Corp. as Senior Vice President, Business Development and Strategy
Eutelsat America Corp., the Washington DC-based affiliate of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL), specialising in broadband and data solutions to support government services, oil and gas industries and enterprise customers, announces the appointment of Eric Moltzau as Senior Vice President Business Development and Strategy.
Eutelsat selects Airbus Defence and Space and Orbital ATK to build replacement video satellite for 5° West neighbourhood
Eutelsat Communications has selected Airbus Defence and Space and Orbital ATK to build a new satellite for the key 5° West orbital position serving mainly video markets in Europe and North Africa. Under the terms of the agreement Airbus Defence and Space will build the satellite’s payload while the platform will be manufactured by Orbital ATK.
IBC 2016: Eutelsat fast forwards in the video age
Some of the innovations that Eutelsat Communications is displaying at this year’s IBC include the latest in Ultra HD broadcasting, newly-launched solutions for satellite delivery of IP-native content, and smart ways to navigate through the exceptional line-up of channels broadcast from the popular HOT BIRD video neighbourhood.
ViaSat, Eutelsat in-flight Internet partnership wins new European service contract
ViaSat Inc. and Eutelsat Communications continue to execute on their strategy to deliver high-quality satellite-based Internet connectivity to the commercial air market in Europe. Finnair announced today it has signed an agreement with ViaSat to install a high-speed wireless Internet network across the airline’s entire Airbus A320 series short-haul fleet flying in Europe.
Eutelsat first in the world to achieve new quality certification from World Teleport Association (WTA)
The World Teleport Association (WTA) today announced that Eutelsat Communications has achieved Full Tier 4 Certification for its Paris-Rambouillet teleport in France under WTA’s recently launched Teleport Certification Programme. Tier 4 is the highest of four quality tiers and the Paris-Rambouillet Teleport is the first in the world to achieve that level of Certification.