Tag Archives: Eutelsat Communications

Konnect Africa Launches Its Satellite Internet in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Konnect Africa, an initiative of the satellite operator Eutelsat dedicated to satellite broadband on the African continent, announces the launch of its Internet access offers throughout the Congolese territory, by offering 5G to unlimited data plans.  Konnect Africa is now providing a concrete response to the digital divide by launching a range of eight Internet [...]

Eutelsat’s Sat.tv App expands with free-to-air channels

The mobile programming guide (EPG) of Eutelsat Communications, Sat.TV, is further expanding its activities with the addition of free-to-air channels. They will be broadcasted from 7/8o West neighbourhood. With Sat.TV, Middle East and North African viewers will now be able to browse through the program schedules of around 400 free-to-air channels. They also have the [...]

Eutelsat adds up two new UHD TV channels to its line-up in MENA

Eutelsat Communications announce the launch of two new Ultra HD channels at its popular HOTBIRD video neighbourhood. Fashion TVs new Ultra HD channel, FTV UHD and Travelxp 4K have concluded multi-year contracts with Eutelsat to leverage HOTBIRDs market-leading penetration into cable and IPTV networks across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. FTV UHD made [...]

AREWA24 leases capacity on Eutelsat 16A satellite

AREWA24, Northern Nigerian free-to-air Hausa-language channel, has signed a multi-year partnership with Eutelsat Communications to lease transponder capacity on Eutelsat 16A satellite. This deal enables AREWA24 to strengthen its footprint across Sub-Saharan Africa by utilising Ku-band capacity. The Eutelsat 16A also enables the channel to extend its reach to Hausa-speaking communities throughout Nigeria including Niger, Chad, [...]

SMO partners Eutelsat to launch two new channels in Africa

Strong Media SAL-Off-Shore (SMO) has entered into a multi-year contract with Eutelsat Communications to lease transponder capacity on Eutelsat 16A satellite. The satellite will transmit SMOs French television channel, Ma TELE and an Arabic channel, Shashatee, across Sub-Saharan Africa in April. The deal will also enable SMO to provide its re-branded My TV service through [...]

Eutelsat 3B fired up to increase capacity in Africa, Middle East

Eutelsat Communicationss Eutelsat 3B satellite is now fully fired up and providing commercial services at 3° East and has been designed to increase and diversify capacity and reach of Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Central Asia and Brazil. The commercial satellite can assemble Ku, C and Ka payloads in a single platform and can operate [...]