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Eutelsat Announces the Renewal by Algérie Télécom Satellite of Three Contracts on EUTELSAT 5 West A Satellite

March 5, 2013

PARIS, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and Algerie Telecom Satellite, a
subsidiary of Algeria’s national telecom operator, today announced the conclusion of three
long-term contract renewals. The renewals cover 105 MHz of spectrum on the EUTELSAT 5 West
A satellite connected to the satellite’s high-power service area over Algeria and the
Sahara region.

The capacity is deployed by Algerie Telecom Satellite to deliver high-quality
broadband connectivity to local administrations, hospitals, universities and schools
beyond range of terrestrial infrastructure, and for critical business networks covering
multiple economic sectors including oil and gas, mining, banking and distribution.
Services are run by Algerie Telecom Satellite from its teleport near Algiers.

Michel de Rosen, CEO of Eutelsat, commented: “Eutelsat has operated in close
partnership with Algerie Telecom Satellite since 2005, making superior resources available
on the EUTELSAT 5 West A and EUTELSAT 7 West A satellites and offering expertise in ground
infrastructure deployment. We are proud to forge this new long-term agreement and to
assist Algerie Telecom Services in pursuing its far-reaching programme to deliver the
highest quality of digital services to users in geographically dispersed regions of
Algeria.”

Meet us at CABSAT [http://www.cabsat.com ]: Hall 1 – Stand E1-10

About Algerie Telecom Satellite: http://www.ats.dz

About Eutelsat Communications (http://www.eutelsat.com
[http://www.eutelsat.com/home/index.html ])

Eutelsat Communications is the holding company of Eutelsat S.A. With capacity
commercialised on 30 satellites delivering reach of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia,
significant parts of the Americas and the Asia-Pacific, Eutelsat Communications (Euronext
Paris: ETL, ISIN code: FR0010221234) is one of the world’s leading satellite operators. As
of 31 December 2012 Eutelsat’s satellites were broadcasting 4,500 television channels to
over 200 million cable and satellite homes in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The
Group’s satellites also provide a wide range of services for TV contribution, corporate
networks and fixed and mobile broadband markets. Headquartered in Paris, Eutelsat and its
subsidiaries employ over 780 commercial, technical and operational professionals from 30
countries.

SOURCE Eutelsat Communications


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