Eutelsat’s revenues dipped in the six months to December 2017 but were in line with the company’s and market’s expectations.
Elettronica Industriale, a subsidiary of the Italian group Mediaset, has signed a multi-year capacity agreement with Eutelsat to launch Canale 5, Italia 1 and Rete 4 in HD.
M7 Group will launch a DTH platform in Germany on Astra (19.2° East) on February 14, 2018.
Eurovision Media Services, the business arm of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), and Eutelsat have renewed and expanded their partnership for capacity in Ku-band via a number of contracts on the Eutelsat 10A satellite.
Hispasat owner Abertis has deconsolidated the satellite operator from its accounts in a move the frees up a sale of both Abertis’ motorway construction interests and Hispasat itself.
Eutelsat Communications has appointed Marie-Sophie Ecuer as Corporate Communications Director.
Netflix has added Rodolphe Belmer to its board, bringing the total number of directors to ten and expanding the breadth of its global and entertainment experience.
At this year’s Cabsat Eutelsat Communications has released new data about the TV channels it broadcasts from its 7/8 degrees West video neighbourhood.
German public broadcaster ZDF has terminated its distribution on Eutelsat’s Hotbird satellite system at 13° East at the end of 2017, a ZDF spokeswoman confirmed to Broadband TV News.
Travelxp 4k, the world’s first 4K HDR channel, will launch on Astra (19.2° East) on December 13, 2017, targeting the customers of German DTH platform HD+.