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2012-05-21 02:29:55

JOHANNESBURG, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 21-24 May 2012, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, Stand 26 - Closing the infrastructure gap in Africa: innovative satellite solutions for affordable broadband access - Launch of IP Easy service from Gulf of Guinea to Madagascar - Eutelsat video positions: a preferred choice for broadcasters reaching viewers across Africa and Indian Ocean Islands...

2012-05-21 02:29:40

PARIS, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the entry into service of its new 'IP Easy' [http://www.eutelsat.com/news/media_library/brochures/IP-Easy.pdf ] broadband platform built to extend high-speed Internet access to residential and home office users as well as small and medium-sized enterprises across sub-Saharan Africa. Combining the strengths of Ku-band capacity on the recently-launched EUTELSAT 16A...

2012-05-15 22:20:51

PARIS, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arqiva and Eutelsat partnership meets growing demand for professional video services across Europe and the Middle East Arqiva, the communications infrastructure and media services company, has signed a new contract with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) for additional satellite capacity to meet growing demand for its Occasional Use satellite services. In this agreement with Eutelsat, Arqiva has taken up 36MHz of...

2012-05-10 06:24:03

PARIS, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Revenues up 4.6% to EUR308.7 million (+4.9% at constant currency) - Sustained growth in Video Applications (Group's largest activity): + 6.3% - Good performance by Value-Added Services (+12.0%) offset decline in Data Services (-4.9%) - Multi-usage up 13.3% - Nine-month revenues up 4.6% to EUR911.2 million (+5.6% at constant currency) - Strong backlog...

2012-05-08 22:21:24

PARIS, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications, (Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world's leading satellite operators, today announced a distribution agreement between its Skylogic subsidiary and RG Networks, enabling RG Networks to benefit from Eutelsat's KA-SAT High Throughput Satellite and advanced user equipment to deliver broadband to businesses and consumers across Hungary. RG Networks, a subsidiary of the Hungarian IT specialist RG Hungary, launched services...

2012-04-17 22:20:35

PARIS, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Capacity on four satellites operated by Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) will be mobilised by French and international media to assure live coverage of the French presidential elections on Sunday 22 April and 6 May 2012. Over 400 hours of capacity has so far been booked on EUTELSAT 12 West A, EUTELSAT 8 West A, EUTELSAT 7A and EUTELSAT 5 West A in order to transmit live coverage from major sites across France including voting...

2012-04-12 06:27:49

PARIS, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced that from 27 April, Jean-Louis Robin will assume the post of Director of Human Resources of the Group, replacing Izy Behar who is retiring from Eutelsat after 12 years with the company. Jean-Louis Robin will also oversee the Group's IT Department, headed by Jean-Michel Pernaut. Jean-Louis will bring to Eutelsat extensive experience in human resource management in...

2012-04-02 06:30:21

PARIS, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat's satellite broadband solutions were demonstrated today in the Macedonian city of Ohrid to a regional meeting of the Broadband Commission for Digital Development. The Broadband Commission was launched by the ITU in 2010 in response to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon's call to step up UN efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals. It is co-chaired by President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Carlos Slim Helu, President of the...

2012-03-29 02:24:15

PARIS, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The blending of traditional TV channels with Internet content is now possible for cable homes in Germany using the 'KabelKiosk choice' service based on the HbbTV standard developed by the German subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL). With 'KabelKiosk choice', Eutelsat's KabelKiosk platform is evolving beyond its first phase as a programme delivery solution for independent cable operators. The launch of an...

2012-03-23 06:23:28

PARIS, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that Jean-Francois Leprince-Ringuet is joining the Group as Chief Commercial Officer and member of the Executive Committee, succeeding Andrew Wallace who is leaving Eutelsat to pursue other professional interests. Jean-Francois will join Eutelsat on April 16 to assume overall responsibility for Eutelsat's commercial activities. Jean-Francois Leprince-Ringuet brings 30 years of...