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2011-05-10 05:22:00

MOSCOW and PARIS, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC), Russia's state satellite operator, and Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will expand their longstanding strategic partnership in satellite communications. According to the MOU, a new satellite will be launched in 2015 to 36 degrees East, the most popular neighbourhood for satellite TV in...

2011-02-23 04:59:00

PARIS, February 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Media Legend, one of Russia's principal suppliers of uplink services for pay-TV platforms and channels, has selected the 36degrees East satellite neighbourhood operated by Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) for a new broadcasting platform providing Russian and international channels to complement the NTV Plus and Tricolor TV platforms. Following the signature of a long-term contract with Eutelsat, the new participation...

2009-11-23 10:04:00

PARIS, November 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has been advised by ILS of a 24-hour postponement of the launch of the W7 satellite by a Proton rocket. There are no technical issues concerning either the Proton rocket or Eutelsat's satellite, which are both in safe configuration mode. Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Centre and International Launch Services (ILS) are now planning to launch the W7 satellite on Tuesday 24...

2009-03-31 04:29:00

PARIS, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) confirms that its W2A satellite has begun final preparations for its upcoming launch by an ILS Proton Breeze M rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Lift-off is scheduled for Friday 3 April in a launch window opening at 22.24 local time in Baikonur (16.24 GMT, 18.24 CET). In addition to delivering significant new Ku-band and C-band resources for Eutelsat, the W2A satellite will take...


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