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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 [...]

Burkina Faso select Eutelsat for its DTT transition

Eutelsat Communications, one of the world’s leading operators of communications satellites. announced a new agreement with Société Burkinabè de Télédiffusion (SBT). This is a new step toward the digital migration process. The Eutelsat 3B satellite is already in action and delivers 20 channels on 35 digital transmitters all around the country. In addition to that [...]

Fashion TV to launch in MENA

Fashion TV, a channel airing photography, art and design content based in London, will be launched in Middle East. Fashion TV will use Eutelsat satellite for its distribution. Fashion Television is already well implanted in Western countries and will target 52 million households in North Africa, Middle East. Gleb Livshits, Fashion Television’s Chief Operation Officer [...]

Du to introduce DTH platform in HD with Eutelsat 7W

Du, the Integrated Telecommunications Company, is launching its new HD DTH platform in the Middle East and North Africa region.  The company will be using the DVB-S2 transponder which has been leased recently on Eutelsats 7W satellite. The new development has been optimized for the rapid growth of the regions markets. Fahad AlHassawi, chief commercial [...]

Eutelsat reaches the brink of 1000 HD channels

Eutelsat, the satellite provider, has recently revealed reaching the threshold of 1000 HD channels. This has been followed by the addition of 240 HD channels last year, thus amounting the total to 1000 HD channels across two years. The 7/8 degrees West position hosted by Eutelsat and Nilesat satellites has up to150 HD channels in [...]

Manoto TV completes the switch to Eutelsat satellites

Manoto TV, the well-known Persian-language channel, has completed its switch in SD and HD versions to the Eutelsat 7B satellite operated by Eutelsat Communications. Now the channel is exclusive from Eutelsats HOTBIRD satellites and EUTELSAT 7B in Europe, Middle East and Iran. Manoto TV is a free-to-air (FTA) channel, headquartered in London and owned by [...]

EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite brings Echourouk News in HD in Algeria

Echourouk News, the news channel of Algerias Echourouk Media has announced its selection of EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite, to broadcast its high definition (HD) version in Algeria. Echourouk News is a very popular channel in Algeria and provides news 24/7 from the Arab world in both Arabic and French language. The channel intends to [...]