Tag Archives: Eutelsat

Broadpeak gets investment from Eutelsat for video projects

Eutelsat and Broadpeak announced a 10 million euros investment (USD 11,2 million) in Broadpeaks solutions to develop new generation video services. Eutelsat and Broadpeak will pool their technological resources to expand their respective portfolios of services for telecom operators, media groups and content owners by offering them turnkey video delivery solutions enabling them to respond [...]

Independent operators to focus on internet models to continue growing

During the first day of the Nextv Series Argentina event, the leading conference that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, organized by Dataxis, the panel Video challenges for independent operators was developed. Virginia Priano (Digital Cablevideo), José Luis Jacquet Matillon (The Cuatro TV Jujuy), Ariel Hernández (Antina) [...]

Eutelsat, The Switch partner for global satellite and fiber network

Satellite operator Eutelsat has partnered with The Switch to provide a new, independent offer delivering a satellite and fiber video contribution network. This will provide content producers and distributors with the ability to transmit feeds on a minute-by-minute basis to and from large parts of the globe. Simultaneously, broadcasters and content producers within Eutelsats satellite [...]

Unbrossa selects Eutelsat to launch DTH in the Caribbean

Unbrossa (Unique Broadcasting Service) has signed a multiyear, multi-transponder agreement with Eutelsat Americas for the launch of its new low-cost DTH platform for the Caribbean, called Play. The company booked capacity on the Eutelsat 117 West B satellite. Play will offer over 125 channels, including 25 in HD. It is scheduled to launch in spring [...]

Intelsat, Intel propose 5G use of C-band spectrum

Satellite operator Intelsat and technology company Intel have teamed up to submit a proposal to the FCC that allows the use of C-band spectrum (3700-4200 MHz) for 5G mobile technology. According to a SpaceNews report, the proposal would allow satellite operators to collaborate with terrestrial networks on ways to clear swaths of C-band  based on [...]

SPI signs distribution deal with Eutelsat

SPI International/FilmBox Channels Group announced that it has signed a multi-year multi-satellite agreement with Eutelsat Americas to distribute ten HD channels and one Ultra HD channel to homes across the Americas. Starting on March 1, SPI International will leverage two Eutelsat satellites to take its channels to a broad audience across the region. Eutelsat 113 [...]

Argentina authorized Eutelsat to provide satellite services

The Ministry of Communications of Argentina authorized Satélites Mexicanos (Satmex), owned by Eutelsat Group, to provide services in the country through the geostationary satellite Eutelsat 113 West A (Satmex-6).   Through resolution 320-E / 2016, the Ministry decided to authorize the company’s branch office in the country to “provide satellite facilities via the geostationary satellite [...]

Eutelsat forecasts 3% decline in 2016 “surprised at collapse of Latin American data business”

  French satellite services company Eutelsat forecasted a 3% drop in revenues for 2016 during the presentation of its financial statement for the first quarter (its third since they close their fiscal year in June). It is the third company in this genre in the world by revenue.   Months after its competitor Intelsat forecasted [...]

Canal+’s Theme bought from Eutelsat its Latin American channels’ distributor Alterna TV

  The Canal+ Group from France announced on April 7th that it had bought through its US subsidiary Thema the Latin American channels distributor owned by Eutelsat Americas, Alterna TV.   Alterna TV distributes for the Hispanic audience in the United States Latin American signals such as Canall 22, Canal 11, CB Television, PXTV and [...]

The new Eutelsat 65 WA satellite to offer DTH in Latin America and Star TV’s complementary broadband

  French satellite company Eutelsat launched on March 9th its new artifact Eutelsat 65 West A, designed to provide DTH services in most of Latin America. The satellite was put into orbit by Arianespace company from its base in the city of Kourou, French Guiana.   Stargroup company, which launched its new DTH Star TV [...]