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2013-02-21 12:30:57

PARIS and BERLIN, February 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- skyDSL Global GmbH, a pioneer of satellite Internet services in Europe, today announced at a press conference in Berlin that it is taking deployment of consumer satellite broadband services to a new level. Following 18 months of broadband service delivery through Eutelsat's KA-SAT satellite, skyDSL has signed a five-year multiple spotbeam capacity contract on KA-SAT, with an option for an additional five years. Using selected...

2013-02-07 12:30:11

PARIS, February 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Note: This press release contains unaudited condensed consolidated half-year accounts prepared under IFRS which was reviewed by the Audit Committee 5 February 2013 and approved by the Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications on 7 February 2013. - Revenue growth: +5.2% at EUR633.6 million, including EUTELSAT 172A; +3.3% at constant currency - Profitability: - EBITDA[1] up 4.9% to...

2013-01-31 04:22:14

PARIS, January 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced a new range of Tooway(TM) packages delivering the fastest satellite-based consumer broadband speeds in Europe, unlimited data download usage day and night and more competitive pricing. Designed to offer high speed broadband to everyone today, these next generation Tooway(TM) services will satisfy even the most demanding Internet users - further closing the digital divide for...

2013-01-24 08:36:59

PARIS, January 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces the launch of a new aeronautical mobile service called Eutelsat Air Access designed to accelerate the deployment by commercial airlines operating in Europe of in-flight connectivity for passengers. Delivering speeds of up to 100 Mbps per airliner, Eutelsat Air Access will be available from mid-2013. The new service uses ViaSat SurfBeam(R) 2 technology, the most advanced and...

2012-12-21 08:24:36

MADRID and PARIS, December 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Telefonica Global Solutions has announced an agreement with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), Europe's leading satellite operator, to provide high quality satellite broadband services to carriers from across Europe through the high-performance KA-SAT satellite. This new range of Internet services provided via KA-SAT will offer European carriers solutions that are as reliable and competitive in price as...

2012-12-20 08:20:30

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) will provide broadband airborne satcom services for a U.S. government customer under a contract award valued at $52 million. The one year contract is a renewal for services already provided using ViaSat ArcLight® technology over a managed private network established in 2009 to support military missions for the War on Terror. ViaSat mobile broadband systems are designed to provide high-speed, beyond...

2012-11-21 12:25:01

PARIS, November 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- During the Ukraine's parliamentary elections of October 28, the KA-SAT satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) demonstrated its unique capacity to deliver massive data bandwidth to multiple sites, allowing real time video monitoring of over 12,600 polling stations. During election day and the following night, KA-SAT managed 25,000 simultaneous videostreams, representing total throughput of 2.5Gbps. This is the...

2012-10-25 11:30:40

PARIS, October 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solid Quarterly revenue performance: Revenues up 6.5% to EUR314.4 million (+3.8% at constant currency) - Video Applications up 9.1%, driven by satellite capacity added in 2011-2012 - Data and Value-Added Services up 2.5%, with strong growth of Value-Added Services (+43.7%) - Multi-usage down 5.8%, reflecting limited capacity in regions of highest demand...

2012-10-16 11:29:00

PARIS, October 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today filed a request for arbitration against SES with the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris. This request is grounded on a breach by SES of the Intersystem Coordination Agreement signed with Eutelsat in 1999, whose object is to coordinate Eutelsat's and SES's respective operations at several orbital positions, including 28.2 degrees East and 28.5 degrees East. The purpose of...

2012-10-03 02:30:51

PARIS, October 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced that its satellite broadband service has been chosen by the Albanian Government via the Albanian Postal Service to connect 850 post offices, schools and local government offices in rural areas to the Internet as part of the "Digital Age of Communications Agenda" initiated to increase free public Internet access for Albanian citizens. Eutelsat's Skylogic affiliate has...