Eutelsat 172B is electric

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Airbus Defence and Space is to build an innovative new satellite on behalf of Eutelsat. Launching in the first half of 2017 Eutelsat 172B will be the first European satellite to demonstrate electric propulsion for orbit raising.

Triple play joy for Telenet

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Telenet has recorded its best triple play ads since 2009. Liberty Global’s Belgian affiliate said it added an additional 17,900 triple-play subscribers in the second quarter taking its overall triple play count close to 1 million.

IPTV improves KPN mix

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KPN added an additional 43,000 IPTV subscribers in the second quarter, taking triple play penetration to 47%, though with an overall loss in broadband subs.