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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...

2012-04-02 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...

2012-03-21 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...

2012-02-16 13:37:00

PARIS and CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced that they have bestowed Industry Innovators Awards on Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) in recognition of the development and launch of their High Throughput Satellites, KA-SAT and ViaSat-1. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091216/VIASATLOGO) Both companies are transforming the landscape for...

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...

2011-12-06 03:46:00

PARIS, December 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The mobile facilities company Jackshoot is the first to deliver TV rushes over the KA-SAT satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) in order to bring the programme 'Live and Lost with Blackberry' to the UK's Channel 4 television station and YouTube. Jackshoot's location crew were able to deliver rushes and proxy files direct to Pulse Film's central London editing suite over KA-SAT, demonstrating how Eutelsat's new...

2011-12-01 06:35:00

PARIS, December 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that from 1 March 2012 it will be unifying the names of its satellites around the established Eutelsat brand. From this date, the Group's satellites will take the Eutelsat name associated with the relevant figure for their orbital position and a letter indicating their order of arrival at that position. This new system has been devised to support Eutelsat's efforts to communicate its...

2011-08-29 08:00:00

PARIS, August 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications, (Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world's leading satellite operators, today announced a 6-year distribution agreement valued at EUR20 million between its Skylogic subsidiary and Egyptsat. The agreement enables Egyptsat to use the new-generation Tooway(TM) satellite service to provide broadband services to users beyond reach of terrestrial or wireless networks across Egypt. With download speeds of up to 10...