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Eutelsat to deploy Konnect Satellite connectivity in Africa

Eutelsat, has selected General Dynamics Satcom Technologies and Hugues Networks Systems to help them deploy their Konnect satellite in Africa. General Dynamics Satcom Technologies will position seven ground antennas while Hugues Network Systems will provide its Jupiter ground network system. These different technical components will enable the satellite to efficiently exchange traffic with the ground. According [...]

Discover Dataxis’ latest TV and Telco insights at Nextv CEO Africa from 14th to 16th May

 According to Dataxis latest research, 102 million households in the sub-Saharan region have access to television among the 225 million households constituting the region for the year 2018. Even though, the penetration is progressing, reaching 42% in 2018 compared to 40% in 2017, television has not yet fully penetrated into sub-Saharan African homes. Households receiving [...]

beIN Media Group switches from Nilesat to Eutelsat

Qatar-based pay TV provider beIN Media Group has communicated that it is migrating its transponder capacity from Nilesat over to Eutelsat 8 degrees West. This change comes as part of beINs pledge to offer its viewers and fans with the best possible technology and uninterrupted coverage in satellite TV broadcasting. From the 15th of December until [...]

4KUNIVERSE channel to roll out across EMEA

4KUNIVERSE, a 4K, high dynamic range (HDR) general entertainment channel, will soon be available in Europe, the Middle East and Africa after bagging a deal with Eutelsat. The channel will be introduced on Eutelsats Hotbird video neighbourhood on November 1 and will be reaching cable and IPTV networks. 4KUNIVERSE will beam original TV series, movies, [...]

Eutelsat launches Eutelsat CIRRUS for OTT delivery

Eutelsat Communications is launching Eutelsat CIRRUS, a hybrid satellite-OTT delivery solution, enabling broadcasters to offer a flexible, seamless content experience across multiple screens. Eutelsat CIRRUS will provide a turnkey content delivery solution via satellite and OTT to operators seeking to launch or upgrade their service, offering the benefits of rapidly deployed video services, low operational [...]

Eutelsat, Blue Ant Media and iKO Media Group join forces to broadcast channels in MENA

Eutelsat one of the world’s leading satellite operators, international content producer, distributor and channel operator Blue Ant Media and iKO Media Group, a global end-to-end service provider for broadcasters and content owners, partnered up to distribute two HD channels, ZooMoo and Love Nature HD, as well as Love Nature 4K (Ultra HD), across the MENA region. ZooMoo [...]

Vivacom inks multi-year agreement with Eutelsat in Africa

VIVACOM, the leading provider of telecom services in Bulgaria, announced the signature of a multi-year contract with Eutelsat for C-band capacity on the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite in order to expand its video business in Africa. Vivacom is to provide contribution services for international channels seeking carriage by major African pay-TV operators. The first [...]

Eutelsat renews agreement with Digiturk

Eutelsat Communications and Digiturk, have re-established a multi-year multi-transponder agreement on the Eutelsat 7A satellite. This extends a collaboration that began in 2000 with the launch of Turkeys first pay-TV platform.  Digiturk is the largest pay-TV operator in Turkey. The company has confirmed it will use 17 transponders on the Eutelsat 7A satellite to broadcast [...]

Vizocom introducing highspeed internet broadband service in Africa

Vizocom has launched a new IP Easy satellite broadband service created for African small and medium enterprises as well as residential and home office users. The service is administered through three satellites from Eutelsat, which covers the entire sub-Saharan Africa.  Having Eutelsats Ku-band capacity strength combined with Newtecs efficient point-and-play technology, Vizocom will bring quality [...]

Eutelsat’s Konnect Africa launches broadband service

The Konnect Africa broadband venture set up by Eutelsat Communications has this month, officially launched new-generation services, starting in Benin, Cameroon, Kenya, Lesotho, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda. The services and product offerings include packaged offers inspired by pay as you go models and Wi-Fi hotspot schemes. Connecting Africa means changing the way [...]