Subjects: Data, Telecom, IT
Eutelsat’s konnect ramps up retail distribution of new capacity brought by EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite
Leveraging the availability of the EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite, Eutelsat Communications’ new direct arm, konnect, has kick-started the retail distribution of next-generation satellite Broadband across Europe and Africa. The service is currently being rolled out across both continents, with broadband packages designed to address the needs of individuals, small businesses and institutions ..
Eutelsat to dispose of its interest in Euro Broadband Infrastructure
Completing the reorganisation of broadband distribution in Europe Preparing for commercialization of EUTELSAT KONNECT and KONNECT VHTS satellites Eutelsat Communications has agreed the disposal of its 51% stake in Euro Broadband Infrastructure (EBI), the company operating the KA SAT satellite, and related European broadband business to Viasat Inc ...
TIM commits to capacity on EUTELSAT KONNECT and KONNECT VHTS to expand high-speed broadband delivery
Eutelsat Communications has signed a Letter of Agreement with TIM for wholesale capacity on the EUTELSAT KONNECT and KONNECT VHTS satellites which will enable Italian households, even those living in the most isolated areas, to benefit from very high-speed fixed broadband via satellite from January 2021.
Successful entry into service of EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite
Eutelsat Communications announces the successful entry into service of its new-generation EUTELSAT KONNECT High Throughput Satellite at the 7° East orbital position. Launched aboard an Ariane rocket on 16 January 2020, the availability of EUTELSAT KONNECT had been delayed due to Covid-related interruptions in the roll-out of the ground segment, but having now completed its testing, this much ...
Eutelsat announces the appointment of Pascal Homsy as Chief Technical Officer
Eutelsat Communications announces the appointment of Pascal Homsy as Chief Technical Officer. Pascal joins Eutelsat from Thales Alenia Space where he was head of the Space Telecommunications Business Line. He brings with him some 30 years’ experience of senior management positions within major international groups ...
Eutelsat successfully launches Sat.tv, its enhanced Electronic Program Guide for free-to-air channels
Eutelsa t Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has successfully launched Sat.tv, its enhanced Electronic Program Guide for FTA channels. The service is already operating at the 7/8° West position, serving over 56 million Arabic-speaking homes across the Middle East and North Africa and is being progressively deployed at other Eutelsat video neighborhoods.
FIRST QUARTER 2020-21 REVENUES
Rodolphe Belmer, Chief Executive Officer of Eutelsat Communications, said: “Eutelsat has made a solid start to the year, with Operating Verticals revenues in line with expectations and a backlog of €4.4bn, up 3% year-on-year. Highlights of the First Quarter include the renewal of the Sky Italia contract at HOTBIRD, confirming the ongoing relevance of satellite in Western Europe ...
Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD selected by Kabelio for new Swiss HD platform
Eutelsat Communications’ HOTBIRD video neighborhood has been selected by Switzerland’s Kabelio AG for the launch of a new Swiss direct to home HD platform. This multi-year contract will enable Kabelio to leverage the unparalleled reach of Eutelsat’s premier hotspot to launch a service targeting Swiss audiences both at home and throughout Europe.
EUTELSAT ANNOUNCES SUCCESSFUL 8-YEAR BOND ISSUANCE
Launch and pricing by Eutelsat S.A. of a €600 million 1.500 per cent Eurobond due 2028 to refinance its bonds due June 2021 Eutelsat Communications today announced the successful issue by Eutelsat S.A., of 8-year senior unsecured bonds (the “Bonds”) for a total of €600 million.
Eutelsat awarded service contract by Ovzon for operation of OVZON-3 satellite
Highlighting Eutelsat’s capabilities to support customers by providing satellite operation services for commercial or governmental use. Eutelsat Communications and Ovzon AB have entered into a long-term agreement for the provision of satellite control services following a competitive bidding process involving all major satellite operators.
Azam TV migrates services to EUTELSAT 7C with multi-year contract extension and additional capacity
Azam TV has completed the migration of its video platform from the EUTELSAT 7B to EUTELSAT 7C satellite, with a multi-year extension of the existing contract and an incremental capacity commitment.
Eutelsat and Paratus sign distribution agreement for EUTELSAT KONNECT capacity over South Africa
• Multi-year contract supporting Paratus in offering market-leading Internet services in South Africa • Confirming the significant demand for connectivity on the African continent, and the unparalleled assets of Eutelsat in enabling it to be efficiently met Eutelsat Communications and Paratus, have signed a multi-year distribution agreement to bring high quality network connectivity to ...
Sky Italia renews capacity contract at Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD position
-Multi-year contract securing broadly stable revenues for Eutelsat for the medium term -Cementing long term relationship with HOTBIRD’s premier anchor customer Eutelsat Communications and Sky Italia have reached a strategic agreement for the renewal of Sky’s capacity contract at Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD position.
BluTV leverages unique coverage of EUTELSAT 65 West A to launch new Brazilian broadcast platform
1Sat Telecomunicaçoes today launches BluTV, a new Direct to Home broadcast platform dedicated to the Brazilian market, leveraging the unparalleled coverage of Eutelsat Communications’ (Euronext Paris: ETL) EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite. BluTV’s basic offer will include over 100 channels of films, series, sports, lifestyle, culture and news, broadcast in a mix of standard and high definition.
FULL YEAR 2019-20 RESULTS
The Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications, chaired by Dominique D’Hinnin, reviewed the financial results for the year ended 30 June 2020.
Eutelsat to acquire European satellite broadband activities of Bigblu Broadband
- Immediate access to an efficient retail platform with proven track record across Europe - Preparing for entry into service of KONNECT and KONNECT VHTS satellites Eutelsat Communications has reached an agreement with Bigblu Broadband to acquire its European satellite broadband activities.
Eutelsat and Intelsat sign multi-year, strategic agreement to secure the 48°East orbital position for EUTELSAT QUANTUM
Eutelsat Communications and Intelsat S.A. have signed a long-term partnership agreement securing the 48°East orbital position. EUTELSAT QUANTUM will be located at the position, where the operators both have orbital rights. Expected to be launched by the end of 2020, EUTELSAT QUANTUM is a full expansion satellite providing premium capacity with unprecedented flexibility features.
EUTELSAT 8 West B selected by Strong Roots for new DTH platform in Ethiopia and the Middle East
Eutelsat Communications and Strong Roots Ethiopia Broadcasting Service PLC have concluded a Master Service Agreement for a Ku capacity on a 36 MHz transponder on Eutelsat’s EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite. The capacity will enable Strong Roots to launch a new free to air DTH platform covering Ethiopia as well as Ethiopian diaspora in zones within the satellite’s footprint, notably the Middle East.
CANAL+ to launch first premium DTH platform over Ethiopia, broadcast from EUTELSAT 7C
Eutelsat Communications and CANAL+ have signed a multi-year, multi-transponder contract for Ku capacity on EUTELSAT 7C to support the launch by CANAL+ of a premium DTH platform in Ethiopia at the beginning of 2021.
WTA Certification Program Renews Tier 4 Certification of Eutelsat’s Paris-Rambouillet Teleport
World Teleport Association (WTA) has renewed the Tier 4 certification of Eutelsat Communications’ Rambouillet Teleport in France under WTA’s Teleport Certification Program, following an audit of the facility by the association.