Advanced Television


AVIA: Satellite operators maintain positive outlook

Last week, the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) annual satellite conference, the Satellite Industry Forum, welcomed over 140 delegates and speakers including some of the satellite industry’s largest operators for a day of discussion on the challenges and growth opportunities of the satellite connectivity market valued at $11.2 billion (€10.3bn) in 2021, and projected to […]

June 12, 2023

Eutelsat, OneWeb demo multi-orbit offering

Representatives at the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA) have taken part in a successful demonstration of combined Geo-stationary (GEO) and Low Earth Orbit (LEO) multi-orbit capability from satellite companies and strategic partners, Eutelsat and OneWeb. The hands-on live demonstration which took place in May enabled the NATO attendees to get a feel for the […]

June 8, 2023

Eutelsat wins US distribution client

Eutelsat says that Orby Elevate has selected its Eutelsat 117 West A satellite for the distribution of its first major mainstream English language Direct-to-Home (DTH) TV services over the United States. Orby Elevate offers a mix of secular and religious video services to US-based customers. Located at 116.8° West, Eutelsat 117 West A provides coverage […]

May 26, 2023By Chris Forrester

Eutelsat/OneWeb: “Synergies of more than €1.5bn”

Eutelsat says that its upcoming merger with Low-Earth orbiting constellation OneWeb will achieve estimated savings for between €1.5 billion-€1.8 billion in the two businesses’ operational costs, measured against an overall cost to Eutelsat of an estimated €4 billion in terms of acquisition and investment. The Eutelsat and OneWeb merger is on track to close during […]

May 12, 2023

Eutelsat Q3: Video downturn

Eutelsat continues to suffer a downturn in its Broadcast division revenues. Its Q3 numbers, released on May 11th, reported an overall decline in revenues of 7 per cent with its Broadcast division falling back (y-o-y) of 9.3 per cent as reported. Government Services also fell back 9.3 per cent (and a worrying 13.4 per cent […]

May 11, 2023By Chris Forrester

SES confirms IRIS² constellation bid

SES has confirmed that it has joined a group of European space and telecommunications players, including rival Eutelsat, which have come together to form a partnership to respond to the European Commission’s call for tender related to the future European satellite constellation IRIS² (Infrastructure for Resilience, Interconnectivity and Security by Satellite). The IRIS² satellite constellation […]

May 2, 2023By Chris Forrester

STN enhances reliability and security of satellite broadcasting in MENA

Broadcasters in the MENA region can now benefit from enhanced reliability and security thanks to global content distribution solutions provider, STN. As part of its existing offering, STN is now able to offer a guarantee of no weather outages and enhanced interference protection when uplinking to Eutelsat 8West B satellite. Zero weather-related outages are assured […]

May 2, 2023

France: ArianeGroup, Eutelsat, Magellium space consortium

A consortium led by ArianeGroup, in association with Eutelsat and Magellium, has been awarded a contract by French space agency CNES (Centre national d’études spatiales) under the France 2030 investment plan, to improve space surveillance performance in all orbits. The project says it combines the expertise of ArianeGroup, which provides high value-added space surveillance services […]

April 25, 2023By Chris Forrester

Eutelsat joins GSOA

Eutelsat Communications has become a full member of the Brussels-based Global Satellite Operators Association (GSOA), the CEO-driven association representing global and regional satellite operators. By joining GSOA, Eutelsat says it showcases its support towards a robust satellite communications sector with a united global voice, connecting the world in a sustainable way. Together with its fellow […]

April 21, 2023

Televisa selects Eutelsat

Grupo Televisa, a producer of Spanish-speaking content, has selected Eutelsat Communications to further expand the reach of its video services in Europe. Grupo Televisa is a Mexican multimedia company producing Spanish-speaking content across the globe, particularly in Europe. Leveraging Eutelsat’s coverage over the European continent via the Eutelsat 9B satellite, Televisa entrusts Eutelsat to further […]

April 20, 2023