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Eurovision, Eutelsat extend partnership

February 9, 2018

Eurovision Media Services – the business arm of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) – and satellite operator Eutelsat have renewed and expanded their partnership for capacity in Ku-band via a number of contracts on the Eutelsat 10A satellite.

These multi-year, multi transponder contracts will further expand the infrastructure used by Eurovision Media Services across the Eutelsat fleet to support the live transmission of major news and sporting events, including major football leagues and tournaments, to audiences in Europe and beyond.

“This strengthened partnership with Eutelsat supports our mission to provide the highest standard of production and contribution services to our Members and clients established at Eutelsat’s 10° East orbital position,” commented Graham Warren, Chief Operating Officer of Eurovision Media Services.

“We are delighted to remain one of EMS’s preferred and long-standing partners, and to support them in expanding the broadcaster ecosystem in Europe,” declared Michel Azibert, Chief Commercial and Development Officer at Eutelsat. “These contracts highlight the continued importance of satellite in the media supply chain for professional videos.”


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