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2012-11-10 20:20:06

PARIS, Nov. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The EUTELSAT 21B satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) was lofted into space tonight by an Ariane 5 rocket (Flight VA210) from Kourou, French Guiana. Lift-off occurred bang on time, at 21.05 GMT (on 10 November). Separation of the satellite from the launch vehicle occurred 28 minutes later. Manoeuvres to circularise the new satellite's orbit and place it into its operational configuration are now underway, managed by...

2012-11-08 08:29:39

PARIS and JOHANNESBURG, November 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This year is already proving a great year for the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards as the competition reaches a milestone of over 1,000 entries from secondary and high-school students from across Africa. The competition, sponsored by MultiChoice and Eutelsat Communications, and now entering its second year, is designed to provoke thinking on how innovation and satellite technology can propel Africa into the future. Entries have...

2012-11-01 07:28:28

MOSCOW and PARIS, November 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - New RSCC satellite programme for 36degree(s) East neighbourhood to expand digital infrastructure in Russia - Agreement to expand DTH broadcasting in Far East Russia from 140degree(s) East RSCC (the Russian Satellite Communication Company), the state-owned Russian satellite operator, and Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), Europe's longstanding satellite operator, today...

2012-10-31 15:24:18

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SatCom Marketing, LLC, a Teleservices company located in Minneapolis, MN received the Time Warner Cable Quality Vendor of The Quarter Award for the third quarter of 2012. This is the sixth time in the last seven quarters that SatCom Marketing has won the award that Time Warner Cable bestows on one of its Teleservices vendors in recognition of call quality, sales performance and compliance to national telemarketing standards of conduct. SatCom...

2012-10-23 07:21:31

MILTON KEYNES, England, Oct. 23 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Europe and Bentley Walker will launch Ka-band communications services in the Middle East over the Avanti Hylas 2 satellite, opening up significant new satellite capacity in the region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/NE29456LOGO ) As part of the new agreement, which builds on the companies' existing long-standing relationship, Bentley Walker has purchased three additional Gateway NOCs from Hughes. This includes...

We Want The News And We Want It Now
2012-10-19 08:13:17

Flooding in the UK. Forest fires in Spain. Headlines bombard us every day. As fast as we can pick up our smartphones or log on to our computers, we want the news and we want it now. And its delivery just got easier. News broadcasters need to trust their connections with satellites more than ever to deliver up-to-the-second news, complete with video, quotes from witnesses and interviews with victims. Back in the early days of news gathering, reporters stampeded to telephones to phone in...

2012-10-17 11:27:41

PARIS, October 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The EUTELSAT 70B satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has arrived in Long Beach, California and been transported to the Sea Launch "Home Port" facility. After standalone spacecraft operations are completed, EUTELSAT 70B will be handed over to Sea Launch's prime contractor, Energia Logistics, Ltd., to be mated with the payload support structure and integrated with the Zenit-3SL launch vehicle before departure to the...

2012-10-16 23:20:05

BERN, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The EUTELSAT-70B satellite of Eutelsat, one of the world's leading satellite operators, has arrived in Long Beach, California and been transported to the Sea Launch "Home Port" facility. Following unloading, the satellite was delivered to the clean room area of the 16-acre sites payload processing facility, where mission operations and integration efforts are now underway. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121016/CG94576)...

2012-10-16 11:29:00

PARIS, October 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today filed a request for arbitration against SES with the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris. This request is grounded on a breach by SES of the Intersystem Coordination Agreement signed with Eutelsat in 1999, whose object is to coordinate Eutelsat's and SES's respective operations at several orbital positions, including 28.2 degrees East and 28.5 degrees East. The purpose of...

2012-10-11 07:25:07

PARIS, October 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite broadcasting in the Middle East and North Africa will soon be gaining powerful new broadcasting resources following the order announced today by Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) of a new satellite from Thales Alenia Space. Called EUTELSAT 8 West B, the high-capacity spacecraft will be launched in 2015 to 8degree(s) West, joining satellites already operated at the adjacent 7degree(s) West position by Eutelsat and the...


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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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