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Eutelsat steps up African broadband plans with new-generation High Throughput Satellite ordered from Thales Alenia Space

Eutelsat steps up African broadband plans with new-generation High Throughput Satellite ordered from Thales Alenia Space

Press releases   •   Oct 28, 2015 13:16 CET

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today unveiled the next step in its broadband strategy for Africa with the order from Thales Alenia Space of a new-generation High Throughput Satellite offering unprecedented operational flexibility. To be launched in 2019, the all-electric satellite will be the first to use Thales Alenia Space's new Spacebus Neo platform.

Rodolphe Belmer to succeed Michel de Rosen as CEO of Eutelsat Communications on 1 March 2016

Rodolphe Belmer to succeed Michel de Rosen as CEO of Eutelsat Communications on 1 March 2016

Press releases   •   Oct 19, 2015 07:45 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that Michel de Rosen has informed the Board of Directors that he will step down from his position as Chief Executive Officer in March 2016. Eutelsat’s Board of Directors has elected Rodolphe Belmer as the successor to Michel de Rosen in the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective from 1 March 2016

EUTELSAT 115 West B goes live

EUTELSAT 115 West B goes live

Press releases   •   Oct 15, 2015 10:01 CEST

EUTELSAT 115 West B, the first all-electric satellite of the Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) fleet has been fully powered up and is now providing services to customers across the Americas.

Satellite Operators sign Crisis Connectivity Charter

Satellite Operators sign Crisis Connectivity Charter

Press releases   •   Oct 14, 2015 11:30 CEST

World-leading satellite operators step up support for the global humanitarian community

Elara scales up capacity on Eutelsat fleet with multi-satellite agreement for data services in Latin America

Elara scales up capacity on Eutelsat fleet with multi-satellite agreement for data services in Latin America

Press releases   •   Oct 14, 2015 10:01 CEST

Elara Comunicaciones, a leading provider of telecommunications and technology services in Mexico, has once again boosted its capacity on the Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) fleet through a multi-year, multi-transponder and multi-satellite agreement with Eutelsat Americas that will allow Elara to provide data services in Mexico and across Latin America.

​Eutelsat presents key UHD trends at MIPCOM

​Eutelsat presents key UHD trends at MIPCOM

Press releases   •   Oct 05, 2015 08:25 CEST

The television business is dramatically transforming as broadcasters scale up production of premium content and delivery of an enhanced viewing experience.

Eutelsat and Facebook to partner on satellite initiative to get more Africans online

Eutelsat and Facebook to partner on satellite initiative to get more Africans online

Press releases   •   Oct 05, 2015 07:00 CEST

Eutelsat Communications and Facebook today announce they are partnering on a new initiative that will leverage satellite technologies to get more Africans online.

EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite powered up and now in full commercial service

EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite powered up and now in full commercial service

Press releases   •   Oct 03, 2015 09:58 CEST

Eutelsat Communications announces that its new EUTELSAT 8 West B has been fully powered up and is already broadcasting TV channels to over 52 million homes in the Middle East and North Africa. Launched on August 20 by an Ariane 5 rocket, the new high-power satellite is co-located with a constellation of satellites operated by Eutelsat and Nilesat at the 7/8 degrees West neighbourhood.

EUTELSAT 115 West B arrives in geostationary orbit

EUTELSAT 115 West B arrives in geostationary orbit

Press releases   •   Sep 28, 2015 09:42 CEST

EUTELSAT 115 West B, the first all-electric satellite of the Eutelsat Communications’ (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) global fleet, has completed the ascent to geostationary orbit and today began in orbit tests. Eutelsat’s new satellite is scheduled to enter full commercial service in mid-October, one month ahead of schedule.

SIS LIVE signs distribution agreement for Eutelsat Broadband’s NewsSpotter satellite newsgathering service

SIS LIVE signs distribution agreement for Eutelsat Broadband’s NewsSpotter satellite newsgathering service

Press releases   •   Sep 23, 2015 10:11 CEST

SIS LIVE, leading broadcast connectivity supplier, has signed a distribution agreement with Eutelsat Broadband to use and resell its innovative NewsSpotter newsgathering service.