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2011-07-28 13:12:00

PARIS, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today appointed Michel Azibert to the post of Deputy CEO and corporate officer on the recommendation of Michel de Rosen, the Group's CEO. Michel Azibert will succeed Jean-Paul Brillaud following the General Assembly of shareholders of Eutelsat Communications of 8 November, at which point Jean-Paul will relinquish his operational role as deputy CEO. Michel Azibert will join...

2011-07-28 12:31:00

PARIS, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced that it is expanding its commercial response to high-growth video, data, telecom and broadband markets with the opening of business at the 3degree(s) East orbital position. To support further long-term expansion, Eutelsat has selected Astrium to build a tri-band satellite, which will increase and diversify its resources for markets in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia and South...

2011-07-28 12:18:00

PARIS, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Note: This press release contains audited consolidated financial statements prepared under IFRS, adopted by the Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications on July 28, 2011 and reviewed by the Audit Committee July 27, 2011. These accounts will be subject to the approval of shareholders of Eutelsat Communications at the Annual General Shareholders Meeting of November 8, 2011. Another excellent year: - Double-digit...

2011-06-24 17:02:00

MOSCOW, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The RT family has a new member. RTDoc, a TV channel featuring documentaries about Russia, has launched, broadcasting 24/7 in English. The new channel's open signal coming from the Hot Bird satellite will be received by 120 million households across Europe as well as in the Middle East and Northern Africa. The bulk of RTDoc broadcast will be exclusive documentaries about Russia, produced in-house by RT. Among them films that have won international...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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