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2012-03-21 02:22:44

PARIS, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today officially launched its innovative newsgathering service called 'NewsSpotter'. The service expands the range of professional services provided through Eutelsat's high-performance KA-SAT satellite and is provided by its Skylogic affiliate. Using a new generation of lightweight equipment, NewsSpotter broadens opportunities for newsgathering by offering broadcasters and service providers the...

2012-03-13 04:13:00

DUBLIN and PARIS, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ireland's national broadcaster, RTE [http://www.rtenl.ie/about.html ], has chosen Eutelsat's KA-SAT [http://www.eutelsat.com/satellites/9e_ka-sat.html ] for its unique satellite based approach to ensure that all homes in the Irish Republic will be able to benefit from free digital reception of the RTE public service television and radio channels. In March of this year, and to complement its SAORVIEW terrestrial service, RTE...

2012-03-01 03:55:00

DUBAI, UAE and PARIS, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Al Jazeera is further consolidating its longstanding relationship with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) with a new contract for capacity on the EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite [http://www.eutelsat.com/satellites/EUTELSAT-7WA.html ] (ex. ATLANTIC BIRD 7) located at 7degree(s) West. The announcement was made today at Cabsat Dubai. Al Jazeera has chosen the new service area on EUTELSAT 7 West A that enables the...

2012-02-22 09:37:00

PARIS, February 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: > Unmatched opportunity for broadcasters to expand audience in Middle East, Europe, Africa - New ATLANTIC BIRD 7 satellite at 7degree(s) West: fuelling growth of digital and HDTV channels across Middle East and North Africa > Affordable IP access in Africa: new platform on the W3C satellite at 16degree(s) East > KA-SAT High Throughput Satellite: unlocking potential...

2012-02-16 12:29:00

PARIS, February 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Revenue growth: +4.6% at EUR602.4 million; +6.0% at constant currency - Profitability: EBITDA[1] up 3.4% to EUR478.5 million, generating an industry-leading EBITDA margin of 79.4% - Group share of net income: net margin at 26% - Excellent visibility: Record backlog of EUR5.3 billion up 9.6% - Fleet expansion programme on track with two successful satellite launches -...

2012-02-08 08:50:00

PARIS, February 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Algerie Telecom Satellite (ATS) [http://www.ats.dz ], a subsidiary of Algeria's leading telecom operator, is expanding its relationship with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) with five-year capacity contracts concluded on the new ATLANTIC BIRD 7 satellite. ATS has chosen the superior coverage of the entire Algerian territory afforded by ATLANTIC BIRD 7 [http://www.eutelsat.com/satellites/7w-ab7.html ], enabling it to further...

2012-02-01 10:24:00

PARIS, February 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NomoTech, a specialist in wireless broadband services, and Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announce the signature of a contract to commercialise the Tooway(TM) satellite broadband service in France. NomoTech's choice of Tooway(TM), delivered by Eutelsat's powerful KA-SAT satellite, will accelerate broadband deployment to users beyond ADSL, contributing to closing France's broadband gap. Tooway(TM) is the...

2012-01-30 10:54:00

PARIS, January 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that its Skylogic affiliate has signed a distribution agreement with NordNet, [http://www.nordnet.com ] a subsidiary of France-Telecom-Orange, which enables France's leading alternative broadband supplier to add new impetus to its range of satellite Internet services. Using Skylogic's Tooway(TM) [http://www.tooway.com ] satellite broadband service, NordNet today launched Triple...

2012-01-24 08:58:00

PARIS, January 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 16, art lovers across Europe will be able to experience LEONARDO LIVE, a satellite-delivered HD presentation of the landmark and sold-out exhibition in London's National Gallery, "Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan". Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), Europe's leading satellite operator, is partnering on this unique broadcast with BY Experience, the New York-based content distributor and...

2012-01-19 10:31:00

PARIS, January 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Further to the instruction of the Danish public prosecutor, the Court of Copenhagen delivered a verdict on 10 January 2012 that the Roj TV channel is an instrument of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) with respect to their financial, structural and operational ties. The Court consequently condemned Roj TV, declaring it guilty of facilitating and inciting participation in a terrorist organisation. The PKK has been listed for a...