Tag Archives: Eutelsat

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 [...]

Eutelsat’s Konnect Africa to provide high speed internet to schools in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Konnect Africa, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications, Schoolap and Flash Services today announced a Memorandum of Understanding to connect several thousand schools across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the Internet as part of the Schoolap project. It aims to provide schools with high speed internet connectivity, giving them access to a digital platform [...]

Eutelsat selected by AfricaXP for DTH satellite services across Sub-Saharan Africa

Channel network and content distributor AfricaXP has signed multi-year agreements with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) for Ku-band capacity on two Eutelsat satellites, positioned at 16° East and 7° East. This capacity will enable AfricaXP to extend the reach of its DTH free-to-air TV platform, Premium.Free. Currently broadcast in West Africa, the platform will leverage [...]

Eutelsat sealed deal with Orao Telecom Congo for DTH-OTT content delivery

On the inaugural day of the AfricaCom 2019 conference, Eutelsat Communications announced the signing of a multi-year contract with Orao Telecom Congo for video capacity on one of its satellites located at 7 ° East, a privileged position for ‘Africa. A first for the African continent, Orao Telecom Congo also joined Eutelsat CIRRUS for distribution [...]

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 [...]