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TelOne signed new agreement with Eutelsat to bring broadband connection to Zimbabwe

TelOne Zimbabwe signed an agreement with Eutelsat to bring high-quality satellite broadband, Konnect Africa. Eutelsat Konnect, is a new-generation High Throughput Satellite (HTS) that provides almost a complete coverage of Europe and sub-Saharan Africa with 75-gigabit per second (Gbps) of Ka-band across a network of 65 spot beams. Chipo Mtasa, Managing Director of TelOne, commented: [...]

Eutelsat inks konnect service agreement for post office network in Ivory Coast

Eutelsat has concluded an agreement with distribution partner InterSat to offer konnect broadband service to a network of 170 post offices in Ivory Coast. Under the multi-year contract, La Poste locations will be equipped with konnect Wi-Fi hotspots in white zones, which will enable the locations to provide broadband solutions to local customers.  The service rollout will [...]

Eutelsat launched new EPG for free-to-air broadcasters in MENA

Satellite operator, Eutelsat has successfully, launched Sat.tv, an enhanced electronic programme guide (EPG) for free-to-air channels. The service is already operating at the 7/8° West orbital position, serving over 56 million Arabic-speaking homes across the Middle East and North Africa and is being progressively deployed at other Eutelsat video positions. All channels are automatically installed [...]

Eutelsat and Paratus ink distribution deal for South Africa

Eutelsat Communications (Eutelsat) and Paratus have inked a multi-year distribution deal to offer high quality network connectivity to South Africa. Under the terms of the agreement, Paratus will utilize the operational flexibility and power of EUTELSAT KONNECT, the new-gen high throughput satellite to offer connectivity to remote and rural locations across South Africa. Such beneficiaries [...]

TV Tem assina contrato com a Eutelsat para distribuição de conteúdo

A TV Tem, afiliada da TV Globo, assinou um contrato plurianual com a Eutelsat Communications para o provimento de capacidade no satélite Eutelsat 65 West A, para distribuir sua programação em sua região de concessão no estado de São Paulo.  A parceria permitiu que a TV TEM migrasse seus canais da banda C tradicional (3,7 [...]

Travel Africa Network launched first HD channel on HOTBIRD

Eutelsat has announced its HOTBIRD video has been selected by Travel Africa Network for the broadcast of its first high definition African travel channel, focusing on 100% African content dedicated on the promotion of tourism in Africa. With its unique pan-European coverage, the high-power HOTBIRD satellites at 13° East form one of the largest broadcasting [...]

RCS Ghana selects Eutelsat for DTH broadcast

Eutelsat Communications has secured a multi-year contract with RCS Ghana to provide capacity for the broadcast of its DTH bouquet bringing content to viewers in Ghana and beyond. RCS will use Ku-Band band capacity on EUTELSAT 7B to broadcast its fast growing free-to-air DTH bouquet comprising SD and HD channels to the Ghanaian market and [...]

Eutelsat’s Konnect Africa to provide high speed internet to schools in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Konnect Africa, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications, Schoolap and Flash Services today announced a Memorandum of Understanding to connect several thousand schools across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the Internet as part of the Schoolap project. It aims to provide schools with high speed internet connectivity, giving them access to a digital platform [...]