Advanced Television


TIM tests multicast tech

TIM, the Italian telco, is testing multicast signal distribution over satellite to offer its customers high quality, live streaming – even in the country’s most remote areas. The testing, delivered through the TimVision Box in Adaptative Bit Rate (ABR) multicast mode, was developed in collaboration with Eutelsat, which owns and operates the Eutelsat Konnect satellite […]

June 27, 2022

Eutelsat, Gazprom partner to reduce greenhouse gas

Eutelsat Communications’ Konnect Russia and Gazprom MKS, a company specialising in gas conservation using mobile compressor stations, have published the results of a major cooperation project aimed at reducing the CO2 emissions of Gazprom’s gas transmission subsidiaries. The two-year programme focused on reducing the volume of vented gas during repairs on gas pipelines at 13 […]

November 17, 2021

Globacom enthusiastic about Eutelsat in Nigeria

Nigerian telecoms network provider Globacom says the recent agreement struck with Eutelsat will offer “unlimited benefits” to potential users in Nigeria. The Eutelsat Konnect project would enable the company to offer VSAT/Satellite-based internet service and satellite-based community Wifi internet service in far flung and unserved areas where access to internet services are currently a challenge. […]

November 9, 2021By Chris Forrester

Hispasat takes capacity on Eutelsat Konnect

Spanish satellite operator Hispasat and French operator Eutelsat have formed a partnership to promote initiatives to bridge the digital divide in Spain and Portugal that Hispasat has already put in place. As part of this agreement, the Hispasat will complement its current capacities with those of Eutelsat’s Konnect satellite over the two countries. This way, […]

October 28, 2021By Chris Forrester

Eutelsat adds German broadband to France, Italy

Eutelsat has signed up German telco Deutsche Telecom to distribute its Konnect broadband service from the end of 2021. Both companies are also discussing an extension of their partnership in the future. Deutsche Telekom is already using Eutelsat capacity to provide telecommunications and disaster relief in the areas affected by the floods this summer. Investment […]

October 11, 2021By Chris Forrester

Hughes selected by Eutelsat to power Konnect VHTS

Hughes Network Systems, a specialist in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks, has announced that Eutelsat Communications selected the Hughes Jupiter System Series 3 to enable services on the new Eutelsat Konnect VHTS (Very High-Throughput Satellite). Currently under construction and expected to launch in 2022, Konnect VHTS will provide fixed broadband and mobility connectivity across […]

September 8, 2021

Eutelsat signs deal with WORK Microwave

WORK Microwave, a European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications equipment, has signed a new multimillion-dollar agreement with Eutelsat. Eutelsat is using WORK Microwave’s Ka- and Q-/V-band converters on its ground segment equipment during the next phase of its connectivity strategy, offering ultra-high data throughput via its Konnect VHTS satellite. “Data consumption is skyrocketing around the […]

July 7, 2021

Eutelsat launches ADVANCE services

Satellite operator has launched Eutelsat ADVANCE, which it describes as a global network solution for unlimited reach in a world where increasing digitalisation is having a massive impact on connectivity requirements for businesses. Eutelsat ADVANCE is an end-to-end managed connectivity service, including network interconnection, a management portal and APIs for service providers and their clients, […]

June 24, 2021

Eutelsat’s Konnect goes live in France

Nordnet, a subsidiary of French telco giant Orange, has officially launched its broadband-by-satellite service over France. The service will trade as Neosat and taps into capacity supplied in bulk by Eutelsat using its Konnect multi-spot beam satellite. Neosat can supply broadband at up to 100 Mb/s at €39.99 per month’s charge under a short-term promotional […]

March 18, 2021By Chris Forrester

Bank: Starlink to take on Konnect

Elon Musk’s broadband-by-satellite Starlink business is readying to open for business in Europe. The markets invited include France, Germany, Austria, Ireland, Italy and others. It plans to launch its service in these European markets in mid to late 2021 on a “first come, first served basis”. Its service will deliver broadband internet connexions at 50-150Mbps […]

February 19, 2021By Chris Forrester