Tag Archives: Eutelsat Communications

Konnect Africa Launches Its Satellite Internet in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Konnect Africa, an initiative of the satellite operator Eutelsat dedicated to satellite broadband on the African continent, announces the launch of its Internet access offers throughout the Congolese territory, by offering 5G to unlimited data plans.  Konnect Africa is now providing a concrete response to the digital divide by launching a range of eight Internet [...]

Eutelsat adds up two new UHD TV channels to its line-up in MENA

Eutelsat Communications announce the launch of two new Ultra HD channels at its popular HOTBIRD video neighbourhood. Fashion TVs new Ultra HD channel, FTV UHD and Travelxp 4K have concluded multi-year contracts with Eutelsat to leverage HOTBIRDs market-leading penetration into cable and IPTV networks across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. FTV UHD made [...]

AREWA24 leases capacity on Eutelsat 16A satellite

AREWA24, Northern Nigerian free-to-air Hausa-language channel, has signed a multi-year partnership with Eutelsat Communications to lease transponder capacity on Eutelsat 16A satellite. This deal enables AREWA24 to strengthen its footprint across Sub-Saharan Africa by utilising Ku-band capacity. The Eutelsat 16A also enables the channel to extend its reach to Hausa-speaking communities throughout Nigeria including Niger, Chad, [...]

SMO partners Eutelsat to launch two new channels in Africa

Strong Media SAL-Off-Shore (SMO) has entered into a multi-year contract with Eutelsat Communications to lease transponder capacity on Eutelsat 16A satellite. The satellite will transmit SMOs French television channel, Ma TELE and an Arabic channel, Shashatee, across Sub-Saharan Africa in April. The deal will also enable SMO to provide its re-branded My TV service through [...]

Eutelsat 3B fired up to increase capacity in Africa, Middle East

Eutelsat Communicationss Eutelsat 3B satellite is now fully fired up and providing commercial services at 3° East and has been designed to increase and diversify capacity and reach of Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Central Asia and Brazil. The commercial satellite can assemble Ku, C and Ka payloads in a single platform and can operate [...]

Azam TV to be launched via Eutelsat 7A

East Africa based Azam Media Limited had inked a long-term contract with Eutelsat Communications to use its 108 MHz of capacity on the Eutelsat 7A satellite and broadcast its new TV venture, AzamTV, into sub-Saharan Africa, starting from its base in Tanzania. Soon to be launched AzamTV, will constitute over 55 African and international channels [...]

Eutelsat 25B/Es’hail 1 satellite starts commercial service

French satellite fleet operator, Eutelsat Communications and Qatar based satellite company, Es’hailSat, have announced that their jointly-owned Eutelsat 25B/Es’hail 1 satellite has now gone into commercial service at 25.5° East after being launched on 29 August. Eutelsat 25B/Es’hail 1 operates in both Ku and Ka-bands and has an increased capacity to serve broadcasters, businesses and [...]