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Eutelsat and Spacecom create unified neighbourhood  at 16-17° East

Eutelsat and Spacecom create unified neighbourhood at 16-17° East

Press releases   •   Nov 19, 2014 16:22 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext: Paris) and Spacecom (TASE:SCC) today announced the signature of a partnership agreement that will drive expansion of digital entertainment services at one of Africa’s fastest-growing video neighbourhoods.

Eutelsat and Isocel Telecom join forces to provide satellite connectivity to Benin tax authorities

Eutelsat and Isocel Telecom join forces to provide satellite connectivity to Benin tax authorities

Press releases   •   Nov 12, 2014 16:35 CET

On the occasion of AfricaCom 2014, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext: Paris) and Isocel Telecom, one of Benin’s leading Internet Service Providers, announced the conclusion of a multi-year lease for C-band capacity on the EUTELSAT 3B satellite to support the country’s tax collection system.

EUTELSAT 115 West B stacked photo released in preparation for Q1 2015 launch

EUTELSAT 115 West B stacked photo released in preparation for Q1 2015 launch

Press releases   •   Nov 12, 2014 13:36 CET

Eutelsat Communications announces a new milestone in the manufacturing of the EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite following successful pairing with its co-passenger satellite by prime contractor, Boeing Defense & Space. The satellite is on track for launch by Space X using the Falcon 9 launcher during the first quarter of 2015.

Vizocom strikes new relationship with Eutelsat for Internet connectivity in Middle East and Africa

Vizocom strikes new relationship with Eutelsat for Internet connectivity in Middle East and Africa

Press releases   •   Oct 01, 2014 15:29 CEST

Vizocom, a provider of integrated satellite broadband solutions, announced it has selected the EUTELSAT 21B satellite operated by Eutelsat Communications to implement a reliable and flexible connectivity service in countries with harsh and challenging environments and limited terrestrial infrastructure.

SABER calls for “Think global, act local” approach to solving the European digital divide

SABER calls for “Think global, act local” approach to solving the European digital divide

Press releases   •   Sep 30, 2014 15:30 CEST

The SABER Project calls upon the members of the EU and their regional governments to implement co-ordinated Regional Voucher Schemes to encourage awareness and take-up of satellite broadband solutions to cut the Digital Divide across Europe’s most rural regions.

European satellite TV operators launch FreeTV Alliance at IBC 2014

European satellite TV operators launch FreeTV Alliance at IBC 2014

Press releases   •   Sep 15, 2014 15:30 CEST

Three leading European free-to-air satellite TV operators – Fransat (France), Freesat (UK), and Tivùsat (Italy) – have come together to form the FreeTV Alliance. In the first collaboration of its kind, the Alliance aims to promote the harmonisation of satellite TV services and technology across Europe.

Nilesat inks multi-transponder contracts with Eutelsat on EUTELSAT 8 West B broadcast satellite

Nilesat inks multi-transponder contracts with Eutelsat on EUTELSAT 8 West B broadcast satellite

Press releases   •   Sep 15, 2014 15:29 CEST

Eutelsat Communications and Nilesat, the Egyptian satellite operator, announced that Nilesat has taken a long-term lease for multiple transponders on the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite to be launched in mid-2015 to the leading video neighbourhood in the Middle East and North Africa.