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Kenya prepares to host the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards!

Kenya prepares to host the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards!

Press releases   •   Feb 03, 2016 12:38 CET

Record year for participation East Africa is abuzz with excitement as Kenya prepares to host government dignitaries, the academic community, the scientific world, students and guests for the fifth edition of the prestigious DStv Eutelsat Star Awards.

Satellite TV one of the fastest-growing media in West Africa

Satellite TV one of the fastest-growing media in West Africa

Press releases   •   Feb 03, 2016 10:52 CET

New research revealed in the annual Africascope report produced by TNS Sofres shows a buoyant TV market in French-speaking African countries and the increasing marketshare of the EUTELSAT 16A satellite, one of the key TV satellites for West Africa.

EUTELSAT 9B satellite soars into space

EUTELSAT 9B satellite soars into space

Press releases   •   Jan 30, 2016 11:00 CET

The EUTELSAT 9B satellite of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) was successfully launched into geosynchronous transfer orbit today by ILS using a Proton rocket that lift off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 04.20 (22.20 GMT, 23.20 CET on January 29).

EUTELSAT 9B launch update

EUTELSAT 9B launch update

Press releases   •   Jan 21, 2016 16:03 CET

ILS has advised Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) that the launch of the Proton launch vehicle with the EUTELSAT 9B satellite has been delayed due to weather-related logistical issues.

EUTELSAT 9B on track for 28 January launch by Proton

EUTELSAT 9B on track for 28 January launch by Proton

Press releases   •   Jan 15, 2016 10:25 CET

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that the EUTELSAT 9B satellite is on track for launch by an ILS Proton rocket on 28 January. Lift-off of the five-ton satellite built by Airbus Defence and Space is scheduled at 04:19 am Baikonour time (January 27 - 22.19 GMT, 23.19 CET).

Arqiva books further capacity with Eutelsat to step up High Definition content for UK viewers

Arqiva books further capacity with Eutelsat to step up High Definition content for UK viewers

Press releases   •   Dec 08, 2015 11:14 CET

Arqiva, the leading communications infrastructure and media services company in the UK, today announced the signature of a multi-year commitment with Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) for a 15th transponder at the 28° East video neighbourhood to serve the UK DTH (Direct-to-Home) broadcasting market.

StarTV selects Eutelsat for new pay-TV venture in Mexico

StarTV selects Eutelsat for new pay-TV venture in Mexico

Press releases   •   Dec 07, 2015 11:34 CET

StarTV, the commercial platform of Stargroup, today announced the launch of its new Direct-to-Home pay-TV service in Mexico. The new platform will start later this month in the Mexican state of Zacatecas and other parts of the country, replacing the TVZac platform that has been available regionally through microwave distribution.

Eutelsat partners with Vatican Television Centre for first worldwide  Ultra HD transmission

Eutelsat partners with Vatican Television Centre for first worldwide Ultra HD transmission

Press releases   •   Dec 03, 2015 14:00 CET

The ceremony of the opening of the Holy Door on 8 December, that marks the beginning of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, will be the first worldwide Ultra HD broadcast via satellite. The event is being produced by the Vatican Television Center with the support of Eutelsat, Sony, Globecast and DBW Communication.

Eutelsat Communications: 10 years of stock market performance on Euronext

Eutelsat Communications: 10 years of stock market performance on Euronext

Press releases   •   Dec 01, 2015 18:56 CET

Eutelsat Communications, one of the world's leading satellite operators, tomorrow celebrates the 10th anniversary of its stock market listing on Euronext. In parallel to delivering strong shareholder value over the last 10 years, Eutelsat has transformed into a global operator positioned in fast-growing broadcast and broadband markets as well as a reference for innovation.

Afrique Telecom, Eutelsat and Wikimédia France to offer free access to French-language Wikipedia in Africa

Afrique Telecom, Eutelsat and Wikimédia France to offer free access to French-language Wikipedia in Africa

Press releases   •   Dec 01, 2015 10:41 CET

Afrique Telecom, Eutelsat and Wikimédia France combine skills in large-scale initiative to extend free access to French-language Wikipedia in Sub-Saharan Africa via Wi-Fi hotspots