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StarTimes steps up capacity with Eutelsat for DTT broadcasting in Africa

StarTimes steps up capacity with Eutelsat for DTT broadcasting in Africa

Press releases   •   Jul 07, 2016 10:00 CEST

StarTimes, one of the fastest-growing operators of digital TV networks in Africa, and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) have concluded new multi-year agreements that set the stage for accelerated roll-out of digital broadcasting services across Africa.

Soccer from space: Eutelsat and Rai broadcast first of seven Euro2016 matches in live Ultra HD

Soccer from space: Eutelsat and Rai broadcast first of seven Euro2016 matches in live Ultra HD

Press releases   •   Jul 01, 2016 10:59 CEST

Yesterday’s first quarter-final of the Euro2016 marked the kick-off of seven matches that Rai, Italy’s national public broadcaster, and Eutelsat (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) are offering Italian TV homes. The initiative with Eutelsat marks Rai’s most ambitious foray into Ultra HD that represents the next big leap forward in broadcasting.

EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS:  NEW STRATEGIC PRIORITIES  AND FINANCIAL OBJECTIVES

EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS: NEW STRATEGIC PRIORITIES AND FINANCIAL OBJECTIVES

Press releases   •   Jun 27, 2016 08:00 CEST

In a context of slowing industry-wide momentum, Eutelsat Communications is announcing a review of its strategic priorities and financial objectives.

Eutelsat first in the world to achieve new quality certification from World Teleport Association (WTA)

Eutelsat first in the world to achieve new quality certification from World Teleport Association (WTA)

Press releases   •   Jun 23, 2016 12:08 CEST

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.

InfraMed invests in Eutelsat’s ‘Broadband for Africa’ satellite venture

InfraMed invests in Eutelsat’s ‘Broadband for Africa’ satellite venture

Press releases   •   Jun 21, 2016 08:00 CEST

Eutelsat Communications and InfraMed have entered into an agreement whereby InfraMed becomes a c.21% shareholder in ‘Broadband for Africa’, the venture set up by Eutelsat to provide satellite broadband services on the African continent.

Eutelsat S.A. successful 5-year bond issuance

Eutelsat S.A. successful 5-year bond issuance

Press releases   •   Jun 16, 2016 19:56 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the successful issue by Eutelsat S.A. of 5-year senior unsecured bonds (the “Bonds”) for a total of €500 million.

SpaceX Falcon 9 lofts EUTELSAT 117 West B into space

SpaceX Falcon 9 lofts EUTELSAT 117 West B into space

Press releases   •   Jun 15, 2016 18:22 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) confirms today’s successful launch of its EUTELSAT 117 West B satellite. The satellite was ferried into space by a Falcon 9 rocket that took off from SpaceX’s Space Launch Complex 40 in Cape Canaveral at 10.29 ET (14.29 UTC) and parked EUTELSAT 117 West B in a supersynchronous orbit after a 30-minute flight.

Manoto TV choses EUTELSAT 7B satellite for exclusive broadcasting in High Definition

Manoto TV choses EUTELSAT 7B satellite for exclusive broadcasting in High Definition

Press releases   •   Jun 15, 2016 12:07 CEST

Manoto TV, the highly regarded commercial Persian-language TV channel, is gearing up for launch tomorrow on the EUTELSAT 7B satellite. The channel has signed a capacity agreement with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for exclusive broadcasting in HD from EUTELSAT 7B, leveraging the satellite’s high-power footprint to expand its audience in Iran and the Middle East.

​Al Jazeera Balkans joins TEAM:SAT TV platform on EUTELSAT 16A satellite and sets 1 July for launch in HD

​Al Jazeera Balkans joins TEAM:SAT TV platform on EUTELSAT 16A satellite and sets 1 July for launch in HD

Press releases   •   Jun 14, 2016 12:39 CEST

Al Jazeera BalkansandEutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announce today at the NEM media event in Dubrovnik that Al Jazeera Balkans is joining the TEAM:SAT TV platform operated by TEAM:MEDIA and will broadcast exclusively in High Definition, free-to-air from the EUTELSAT 16A satellite. The channel will launch in HD on 1 July.

EUTELSAT 7B satellite chosen by Liquid Telecom for major broadcast deal and for new enterprise customers across Africa

EUTELSAT 7B satellite chosen by Liquid Telecom for major broadcast deal and for new enterprise customers across Africa

Press releases   •   Jun 14, 2016 12:35 CEST

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.