Eutelsat has unanimously rejected an offer from Altice’s founder and owner Patrick Drahi pricing the satellite operator at €12.10 per share.
A new satellite capable of being reconfigured whilst in orbit has been successfully launched by Arianespace.
Fashion TV has launched three thematic channels on the Eutelsat Hot Bird satellite system (13° East), focusing on urban lifestyle and culture, fashion trends and supermodels.
Swiss DTH satellite platform Kabelio is expanding its line-up with 11 new TV channels.
Dutch international channel BVN has terminated most of its worldwide satellite distribution due to cost cutting measures after Flemish broadcaster VRT stopped supporting the channel.
Eutelsat’s broadcast revenues in the (third) quarter ending March 31 amounted to €182 million.
Eutelsat has issued a statement regarding the broadcast of the Chinese channel CGTN.
Eutelsat has signed a contract with Airbus for the procurement of Eutelsat 36D to succeed Eutelsat 36B, expected to reach its end of life at the end of 2026, at its key 36 degrees East orbital position.
Eutelsat has appointed Juan Pablo Cofino regional VP – CEO of Eutelsat Americas.
Industry group SAT>IP Alliance has put its activities on hold, a spokesman confirmed to Broadband TV News.