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Successful launch of EUTELSAT KONNECT

Successful launch of EUTELSAT KONNECT

Press releases   •   Jan 17, 2020 07:46 CET

The EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite was successfully launched into Geostationary Transfer Orbit by Arianespace using an Ariane 5 rocket that lifted off from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, at 9.05 pm Universal Time (10.05 pm CET) on January 16.

Eutelsat’s KONNECT satellite ready to ship to launch site

Eutelsat’s KONNECT satellite ready to ship to launch site

Press releases   •   Nov 19, 2019 09:02 CET

The all-electric KONNECT communications satellite built by Thales Alenia Space, the joint company between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), for the international operator Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) is now undergoing final preparation prior to being shipped to the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, for a launch planned mid-January 2020.

Eutelsat announces first signing of Eutelsat CIRRUS solution on the African continent with Orao Telecom Congo

Eutelsat announces first signing of Eutelsat CIRRUS solution on the African continent with Orao Telecom Congo

Press releases   •   Nov 12, 2019 11:43 CET

On the inaugural day of AfricaCom 2019, Eutelsat Communications announces a multiyear contract signature with Orao Telecom Congo for video capacity aboard one of its satellites located at 7° East, a privileged position for Africa. In a first for the African continent, Orao Telecom Congo has also signed up to Eutelsat CIRRUS; Eutelsat’s hybrid satellite/OTT delivery of channels.

GLOBAL Technologies selects Eutelsat to support West Africa Power Pool project

GLOBAL Technologies selects Eutelsat to support West Africa Power Pool project

Press releases   •   Jul 04, 2019 09:43 CEST

Paris, 4 July 2019 - Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has secured a multi-year contract with GLOBAL Technologies for C-band capacity on its EUTELSAT 10A satellite to provide connectivity and communications for the West Africa Power Pool Project (WAPP).

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​​SATELLITE: ACCELERATING DIGITAL TRANSITION

​​SATELLITE: ACCELERATING DIGITAL TRANSITION

Blog posts   •   Nov 06, 2017 16:48 CET

Digital homes in Africa will grow to 75 million by 2021. Satellite and terrestrial are the two key infrastructures that will drive successful digital transition