Tag Archives: Eutelsat

Eutelsat’s Konnect Africa launches broadband service

The Konnect Africa broadband venture set up by Eutelsat Communications has this month, officially launched new-generation services, starting in Benin, Cameroon, Kenya, Lesotho, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda. The services and product offerings include packaged offers inspired by pay as you go models and Wi-Fi hotspot schemes. Connecting Africa means changing the way [...]

Burkina Faso select Eutelsat for its DTT transition

Eutelsat Communications, one of the world’s leading operators of communications satellites. announced a new agreement with Société Burkinabè de Télédiffusion (SBT). This is a new step toward the digital migration process. The Eutelsat 3B satellite is already in action and delivers 20 channels on 35 digital transmitters all around the country. In addition to that [...]

Fashion TV to launch in MENA

Fashion TV, a channel airing photography, art and design content based in London, will be launched in Middle East. Fashion TV will use Eutelsat satellite for its distribution. Fashion Television is already well implanted in Western countries and will target 52 million households in North Africa, Middle East. Gleb Livshits, Fashion Television’s Chief Operation Officer [...]

INSA from Ethiopia selects Eutelsat for TV Platform

Ethiopias Information Network Security Agency (INSA) officialised the launch of Ethiosat, its new TV platform. The current 30 channels that are broadcast on multiple satellite will be condensed into one for easy reception for the end customer. EBC as well as Oromia TV will be on a Free-to-Air basis. Viewers will be able to access [...]

Du to introduce DTH platform in HD with Eutelsat 7W

Du, the Integrated Telecommunications Company, is launching its new HD DTH platform in the Middle East and North Africa region.  The company will be using the DVB-S2 transponder which has been leased recently on Eutelsats 7W satellite. The new development has been optimized for the rapid growth of the regions markets. Fahad AlHassawi, chief commercial [...]

SPI signs distribution deal with Eutelsat

SPI International/FilmBox Channels Group announced that it has signed a multi-year multi-satellite agreement with Eutelsat Americas to distribute ten HD channels and one Ultra HD channel to homes across the Americas. Starting on March 1, SPI International will leverage two Eutelsat satellites to take its channels to a broad audience across the region. Eutelsat 113 [...]

Eutelsat reaches the brink of 1000 HD channels

Eutelsat, the satellite provider, has recently revealed reaching the threshold of 1000 HD channels. This has been followed by the addition of 240 HD channels last year, thus amounting the total to 1000 HD channels across two years. The 7/8 degrees West position hosted by Eutelsat and Nilesat satellites has up to150 HD channels in [...]

Manoto TV completes the switch to Eutelsat satellites

Manoto TV, the well-known Persian-language channel, has completed its switch in SD and HD versions to the Eutelsat 7B satellite operated by Eutelsat Communications. Now the channel is exclusive from Eutelsats HOTBIRD satellites and EUTELSAT 7B in Europe, Middle East and Iran. Manoto TV is a free-to-air (FTA) channel, headquartered in London and owned by [...]

EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite brings Echourouk News in HD in Algeria

Echourouk News, the news channel of Algerias Echourouk Media has announced its selection of EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite, to broadcast its high definition (HD) version in Algeria. Echourouk News is a very popular channel in Algeria and provides news 24/7 from the Arab world in both Arabic and French language. The channel intends to [...]