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Eutelsat still suffering Video revenue challenges

Eutelsat revealed its Q3 financials after the market closed on May 12th. Its financial year ends on June 30th. The Broadcast division’s quarterly revenues fell back 6.8 per cent y-o-y to €172.5 million (from €182 million); Broadcast is 61 per cent of the company’s revenues. The problems in Russia were covered by the company. The […]

May 13, 2022By Chris Forrester

Quantum announces the H4000 Essential

Quantum Corporation, a specialist in solutions for video and unstructured data, has announced the release of the H4000 Essential, an all-in-one appliance that integrates Quantum CatDV media asset management and Quantum StorNext 7 shared storage software on the award-winning H4000 storage platform. The H4000 Essential provides highly available shared storage and automatic content indexing, discovery, […]

April 20, 2022

Eutelsat still under revenue pressure

Eutelsat released its first half-year results on February 17th and reported that like-for-like revenues had fallen 4.2 per cent. The satellite operator also cautioned that its full-year numbers would be at the lower end of guidance. However, drilling down into the numbers, it reported that actual revenues of €628.5 million (for the half-year to December […]

February 17, 2022By Chris Forrester

Eutelsat’s Quantum enters service

Eutelsat’s latest – and highly versatile – Quantum satellite has entered service following a period of testing and validation. The satellite was launched on July 30th on board an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana and reached its final orbit position a few days later at 48 degrees East covering a wide angle […]

November 12, 2021By Chris Forrester

Quantum collaboration and remote editing solution for Adobe Premiere Pro

Quantum Corporation has announced the immediate availability of the Quantum Collaborative Workflow Solution powered by CatDV. This solution was designed specifically for Adobe Premiere Pro users to address the challenges of remote workflow editing and collaboration for large creative teams seeking maximum productivity. The turnkey solution is the result of months of testing and tuning […]

October 12, 2021

Forecast: Quantum satellites worth $2.6bn by 2030

There are new satellites now emerging from major sat-builders and operators and described as “quantum” craft. They are best-identified as being ultra-flexible in their operation, and embracing high levels of security. Northern Sky Research (NSR) in its latest report says that the potential to deliver “unlimited” security will itself help drive revenues to $2.6 billion […]

September 15, 2021By Chris Forrester

BT trials Quantum Key Distribution

BT reports it has achieved a “new milestone” in the development of quantum-secure communications by conducting the what it claims is the world’s first trial of Quantum Key Distribution (QKD), a method of ultra-secure communications, over hollow core fibre cable, from Southampton University spin out, Lumenisity Limited. This summer, BT kicked off trials of a […]

September 13, 2021

Success for Eutelsat’s Quantum launch

Eutelsat’s Quantum, which claims to be ehe world’s most sophisticated commercial satellite, was successfully launched into orbit on July 30th aboard an Ariane 5 rocket. The new features allow the satellite to be reconfigured from the ground and thus respond to changes in market demand over the lifetime of the craft. Quantum’s design life is […]

August 2, 2021By Chris Forrester

Eutelsat’s Quantum ready to go

Eutelsat’s sophisticated Quantum 3.5 tonne satellite should launch on July 30th subject to any last minute weather or technical hitches. The current timetable calls for the launch to happen in a window which opens at 21.00 until 22.30 UTC onboard an Ariane 5 rocket from the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana. The satellite, built […]

July 29, 2021By Chris Forrester

Eutelsat’s Quantum countdown starts

Arianespace is finalising the pre-launch checks on Eutelsat’s latest satellite, its Quantum craft, which is scheduled to launch from Kourou in French Guiana on July 30th. Eutelsat’s Quantum is one of a pair of satellites being prepared for launch on the same Ariane-5 rocket. The other is Star OneD2 for Embratel of Brazil. Arianespace has […]

July 22, 2021By Chris Forrester