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2013-11-20 16:27:59

Landmark deal between Poste Italiane and Eutelsat signed at Franco-Italian Summit in the presence of Enrico Letta and François Hollande ROME, November 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Poste Italiane and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today signed an agreement that will significantly contribute to the digitalisation of Italy and the reduction of the digital divide. The agreement to commercialise the Tooway satellite broadband service was signed by Massimo Sarmi, CEO...

2013-11-15 12:24:24

Polish pay-TV platform accelerates roll-out of HDTV to Polish satellite TV homes PARIS, November 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and Cyfrowy Polsat today announced a new contract for additional capacity at Eutelsat's HOT BIRD video neighbourhood and a multi-year agreement to extend the lease of existing capacity. The announcement was made in Venice on the occasion of Eutelsat's Broadcast Seminar and the Eutelsat TV Awards. A...

2013-11-13 08:25:26

PARIS and ROME, November 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rai and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) have sealed an agreement enabling Italy's public service broadcaster to deliver its new portfolio of HD channels across Italy via the TivuSat satellite platform that already reaches into 1.7 million television homes. Rai will broadcast its three flagship channels in HD - Rai 1, Rai 2, Rai 3 - via TivuSat that transmits through Eutelsat's HOT BIRD satellites,...

2013-11-12 08:40:58

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, November 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 12-14 November 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, StandD09 Eutelsat showcasing satellite resources and services to accelerate digital infrastructure build-out across Africa - Africa at the core of Eutelsat's footprint: three new satellites brought into service over last 12 months - Three further satellites delivering new resources across multiple frequency...

2013-11-05 12:24:50

Azam TV to launch in Tanzania via EUTELSAT 7A on November 29 DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania and PARIS, November 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and Azam Media Ltd. today announced the signature of a long-term contract for capacity on the EUTELSAT 7A satellite. Azam Media will use 108 MHz of capacity connected to the satellite's African footprint as the platform to broadcast its new TV venture, AzamTV, into sub-Saharan Africa, starting in East...

2013-07-30 16:26:08

PARIS, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Note: This press release contains audited consolidated financial statements prepared under IFRS, adopted by the Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications on 30 July 2013 and reviewed by the Audit Committee on 26 July 2013. These accounts will be subject to the approval of shareholders of Eutelsat Communications at the Annual General Shareholders Meeting of 7 November 2013. Full year 2012-2013 results: Revenue up 5.1% to...

2013-06-19 16:27:54

Eutelsat satellite deployments to optimise capacity at the HOT BIRD position at 13° East and at 7/8° West PARIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The EUTELSAT 3D satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) went into full commercial service this morning at 3degree(s) East with all traffic transferred overnight from EUTELSAT 3C onto the new satellite. With 33 operational transponders (32 Ku transponders of which 15 are 72 MHz and one 108 MHz Ka transponder),...

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 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...

2013-05-07 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...