Paris based operator Eutelsat Communications is boasting a 78% EBITDA margin, although it saw a 3.3% decline in six-monthly revenues.
In the course of 2021, Swiss public broadcaster SRG plans to migrate the DTH satellite broadcast of its TV channels on Eutelsat Hotbird (13° East) to HEVC/H.265 in preparation for the introduction of Ultra HD.
The Ukrainian DTH platform Xtra TV plans to launch 36 TV channels on Eutelsat Hot Bird at 13 degrees East.
Eutelsat Communications has secured a multi-year capacity contract for its Hotbird neighbourhood with the Spanish telecommunications operator Telefonica.
Airbus, ESA and Eutelsat have presented the new ground breaking multibeam active antenna payload today at Airbus in Madrid.
Eutelsat Communications has asked Thales Alenia Space to build a new satellite that maintains services at 10 degrees East beyond 2022.
Martina Rutenbeck will drive the development of IPTV platform BrightBlue for German fibre-optic network operator Deutsche Glasfaser.
Marie-Sophie Rouzaud has been appointed group chief human resources officer at Eutelsat, effective early 2020.
The Eutelsat 5 West B satellite was successfully launched into super-synchronous transfer orbit by International Launch Services using a Proton Breeze M rocket that lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 03.17 pm (12.17 pm CET on October 9).
Eutelsat Americas has been selected by Orby TV for capacity on the Eutelsat 117 West A satellite.