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2013-06-05 08:24:21

PARIS and LONDON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and OneAccess Networks have won the Business Service Innovation Award at the 2013 Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Innovation Awards for radically transforming the landscape for satellite-based enterprise communications across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Eutelsat Communications, one of the world's leading satellite operators and OneAccess, the leading manufacturer of...

2013-06-03 16:29:47

Latest Ex-Im Satellite Authorization Supports an Estimated 2,400 U.S. Jobs WASHINGTON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has authorized a $343.3 million direct loan to Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat) to finance the purchase of two communications satellites designed and built by Space Systems/Loral LLC (SSL) in Palo Alto, Calif. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110414/MM83673LOGO ) AsiaSat...

2013-05-30 08:24:33

PARIS, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Romania's digital broadcasting landscape shifted into a new gear this month with the launch of Freesat, a new TV platform available from the EUTELSAT 16A satellite operated by Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL). Freesat is a Direct-to-Home platform of Standard Digital and High Definition channels available for a yearly subscription of only 99 lei (approximately EUR23) and a one-off investment in a conditional access...

2013-05-15 12:20:23

ARLINGTON, Va., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it has received certification for its mobile X46-V Communications On-the-Move Terminal to operate on U.S. Department of Defense high-capacity communication satellites. The certification will allow users of these mobile terminals to connect to the U.S. military's Global Information Grid, giving warfighters greater flexibility and global support. (Logo:...

2013-05-15 08:26:32

Astrium selected to build new RSCC satellite for 36 East MOSCOW and PARIS, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RSCC (the Russian Satellite Communications Company) and Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced that Astrium has been selected to build the Express-AMU1/EUTELSAT 36C satellite that will be launched in 2015 to provide follow-on and expansion capacity for the EUTELSAT 36A broadcast satellite operating at 36degree(s) East. Express-AMU1/EUTELSAT 36C...

2013-05-15 00:22:10

BAIKONOUR, Kazakhstan and PARIS, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The EUTELSAT 3D satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has been successfully launched by a Proton Breeze M rocket supplied by ILS and is now on its way to its operating location at 3° East. Lift-off of the satellite, built by Thales Alenia Space, took place on 14 May at 16.02 GMT (18.02 CET). Following a 9-hour 13-minute flight, Proton released EUTELSAT 3D into geosynchronous transfer orbit. The...

2013-05-07 12:36:26

PARIS, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Revenues up 4.6% to EUR322.9 million (+3.9% at constant currency) - Nine-month revenues up 5.0% to EUR956.5 million (+3.5% at constant currency) - Record backlog of EUR5.5 billion - Outlook for FY 2012-2013: - Revenue growth confirmed in the 5-6% range - Robust EBITDA margin at around 77.5% Eutelsat Communications (ISIN: FR0010221234 - Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the...

2013-05-06 12:25:04

Rawafed Libya signs wholesale agreement with Eutelsat for KA-SAT capacity PARIS and TRIPOLI, Libya, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rawafed Libya for Telecommunications & Technology, a leading Internet Service Provider in Libya, has sealed a multi-year agreement with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) for capacity on the KA-SAT satellite to support IP trunking services to its new wireless broadband network in Libya. Rawafed Libya has concluded a wholesale...

2013-04-18 16:25:22

PARIS and ROME, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New study confirms Eutelsat's HOT BIRD position as the first choice for satellite TV viewers, chosen by 7.3 million Italian homes Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today revealed the first results of its new survey on TV reception modes and trends across its global footprint, with a presentation in Rome of the Italian broadcasting landscape. Working in collaboration with Ipsos, Eutelsat announced that 8.2 million...

2013-04-16 08:33:51

Multi-mission satellite to support DTH services for Shaw Direct in Canada, X-band services in the Americas and Pacific Ocean Region, and C-band and Ku-band services in South America BAIKONUR SPACE CENTER, Kazakhstan, April 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Telesat, a leading global fixed satellite services operator, announced today that an ILS Proton rocket has successfully launched Telesat's powerful Anik G1 satellite. Anik G1 will be located at 107.3 degrees West providing a range of...


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2012-03-10 08:40:54

Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 8, 1984 at 7:15 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on November 16 at 6:59 AM EST. The shuttle orbited 127 times at an altitude of 185 nautical miles at an angle of 28.5 degrees and travelled 3.3 million miles. The mission lasted 7 days, 23 hours, 44 minutes, and 56 seconds. The Canadian communications satellite TELESAT-H (ANIK), attached to Payload Assist Module-D (PAM-D) was deployed into geosynchronous orbit on flight day two. On the...

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