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Eutelsat partners with Facebook to expand Wi-Fi coverage in Africa

Eutelsat and its partner Facebook Connectivity are expanding the use of the Express Wi-Fi platform to offer broadband services to rural and remote end-users across new regions in Sub-Saharan Africa. The expansion will comprise of coverage over the areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Nigeria, Côte dIvoire, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, Madagascar, South [...]

CN Arabic to switch to Eutelsat 7 West A in MENA

In order to continue watch CN Arabic without interruption, Arabic-speaking viewers must recalibrate the frequency of their satellite TV receivers. Cartoon Network Arabic is now getting its transponder North African satellite to the satellite Eutelsat 7 West A7.3 °w. The shift, which began on March 27, will end on April 27. During this time, CN [...]

TelOne signed new agreement with Eutelsat to bring broadband connection to Zimbabwe

TelOne Zimbabwe signed an agreement with Eutelsat to bring high-quality satellite broadband, Konnect Africa. Eutelsat Konnect, is a new-generation High Throughput Satellite (HTS) that provides almost a complete coverage of Europe and sub-Saharan Africa with 75-gigabit per second (Gbps) of Ka-band across a network of 65 spot beams. Chipo Mtasa, Managing Director of TelOne, commented: [...]

Eutelsat inks konnect service agreement for post office network in Ivory Coast

Eutelsat has concluded an agreement with distribution partner InterSat to offer konnect broadband service to a network of 170 post offices in Ivory Coast. Under the multi-year contract, La Poste locations will be equipped with konnect Wi-Fi hotspots in white zones, which will enable the locations to provide broadband solutions to local customers.  The service rollout will [...]

Eutelsat launched new EPG for free-to-air broadcasters in MENA

Satellite operator, Eutelsat has successfully, launched Sat.tv, an enhanced electronic programme guide (EPG) for free-to-air channels. The service is already operating at the 7/8° West orbital position, serving over 56 million Arabic-speaking homes across the Middle East and North Africa and is being progressively deployed at other Eutelsat video positions. All channels are automatically installed [...]

Eutelsat and Paratus ink distribution deal for South Africa

Eutelsat Communications (Eutelsat) and Paratus have inked a multi-year distribution deal to offer high quality network connectivity to South Africa. Under the terms of the agreement, Paratus will utilize the operational flexibility and power of EUTELSAT KONNECT, the new-gen high throughput satellite to offer connectivity to remote and rural locations across South Africa. Such beneficiaries [...]

Travel Africa Network launched first HD channel on HOTBIRD

Eutelsat has announced its HOTBIRD video has been selected by Travel Africa Network for the broadcast of its first high definition African travel channel, focusing on 100% African content dedicated on the promotion of tourism in Africa. With its unique pan-European coverage, the high-power HOTBIRD satellites at 13° East form one of the largest broadcasting [...]