German public broadcaster ZDF will show selected Ultra HD (UHD) programmes on Eutelsat’s UHD showcase channel 4K1 on Hotbird (13° East) during trade fair ANGA COM 2018.
Antonio Arcidiacono has been named as the EBU’s director of technology & innovation.
French public broadcaster France Télévisions will offer live coverage of the French Open 2018 Roland Garros in UltraHD/4k.
Eutelsat has warned that it could see a decline in revenues of up to 3.5% if so-called “other revenues” fail to materialise in the 4th quarter.
Eutelsat and the Polish national commercial broadcaster TVN have signed a multi-year, multi-transponder agreement renewing capacity on Hotbird.
Jean-Claude Tshipama has joined Eutelsat as CEO of Broadband in Africa.
Eutelsat Communications hassod its 33.69% stake in the Spanish satellite operator, Hispasat, for a consideration of EUR302 million.
Eutelsat has launched the NASA High Definition (NTV-3) and NASA Ultra High Definition (NTV-4) channels free-to-air via satellite across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Unbrossa (Unique Broadcasting Service S.A.) is launching a new low-cost DTH platform for the Caribbean, called Play.
The Croatian public broadcaster Hrvatska Radiotelevizija (HRT) has signed a multi-year agreement with Eutelsat on Hotbird in order to distribute its latest news, educational and entertainment channel HRT-HTV 5 to an international audience.