Advanced Television


Mexico: Eutelsat expands TV Azteca deal

Eutelsat has sold capacity on its 117 West A satellite to distribute video over Mexico for TV Azteca. TV Azteca, a subsidiary of Mexico’s telco, financial services, insurance and retirement fund Grupo Salinas, has renewed its satellite capacity commitment through a multi-year agreement with Eutelsat. In a statement, the pair said the contract further strengthening […]

October 9, 2023By Chris Forrester

Eutelsat adds LSE listing

Eutelsat, just hours after completing its merger with OneWeb, has seen its shares listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). Eutelsat said in a press statement: “[We are] pleased to announce that its entire issued share capital has today been admitted to the Standard Segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and […]

September 29, 2023By Chris Forrester

Eutelsat, OneWeb complete merger

Eutelsat Communications has announced the completion of its all-share combination with OneWeb, the global low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications network, following the approval at the Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meeting of Eutelsat shareholders in Paris. The combination forms Eutelsat Group. The company remains headquartered in Paris. OneWeb will be a subsidiary operating commercially as […]

September 28, 2023By Chris Forrester

Forecast: Satcom market set for decade of growth

Euroconsult forecasts that the satellite communication landscape is set for a transformative decade of growth as satellite capacity demand is projected to surge from 3.6 Tbps (TeraBytes Per Second) in 2022 to 51 Tbps in 2032, representing a 31 per cent CAGR (compound annual growth rate), with all data segments expected to observe exponential growth […]

September 25, 2023

Eutelsat buys back 59k shares

Eutelsat’s board of directors, just days away from the company’s merger with OneWeb (on September 28th), has approved the repurchase of some of its shares. Eutelsat can spend up to €381,804 on 58,739 shares representing less than 5 per cent of Eutelsat’s share capital. The purchase takes advantage of the current ultra-low value of Eutelsat’s […]

September 21, 2023

Eurovision extends Eutelsat link

Eutelsat and Eurovision Services have signed a new long-term partnership to deliver live sports events over Europe and MENA for broadcasters. The pair are renewing their long-standing partnership, for capacity on several satellites including 7° East and 10° East, two orbital locations for professional video services. This multi-year agreement enables Eurovision Services (ES) to support […]

September 20, 2023By Chris Forrester

DAZN taps Tivùsat, Eutelsat for streaming

Sports entertainment platform DAZN has signed a multi-year contract with Italian video service provider, EI Towers, to complement its content distribution to homes across Italy via the Hotbird satellites from Eutelsat. DAZN will be distributing two HD channels, one full-time channel and one events-based channel, via Italy’s free satellite TV package, Tivùsat, at 13° East. […]

September 18, 2023By Chris Forrester

Italy: wedotv launches on Eutelsat’s Hotbird

AVoD and FAST channel programmer and distributor, wedotv, is expanding its distribution strategy to include satellite platforms, with the launch of a new wedotv FAST channel platform for audiences in Italy via Eutelsat’s Hotbird satellites, at 13° East. Starting this month, wedotv will add a lineup of 30 FAST channels, including its own proprietary FAST […]

September 15, 2023

Eutelsat, NationalChip deliver features

Eutelsat Communications and silicon chip maker NationalChip are bringing an enhanced Free-To-Air satellite TV viewing experience to millions of homes around the world, thanks to the integration of the services in a chipset that is widely used in set-top boxes around the world. Over 1,000 FTA TV channels broadcast by Eutelsat are viewed by […]

September 15, 2023

2 new Eutelsat craft ready for business

Eutelsat’s latest two satellites, its Hotbirds 13F and 13G, have officially been declared open for business at 13 degrees East, Eutelsat’s flagship video orbital slot. “The satellites are reinforcing and enhancing the broadcast quality of around nine hundred television channels into more than 160 million homes across Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East. These […]

September 13, 2023By Chris Forrester