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Arianespace to launch all-electric Eutelsat 172B satellite in 2017

European space telecommunications operator Eutelsat has chosen Arianespace to launch its 172B satellite. EUTELSAT 172B will be equipped with a multibeam payload covering the Asia-Pacific region, designed specially to support in-flight connectivity services aboard airliners  
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Europe closes the digital divide: new website completes ambitious project to bring satellite broadband to farthest EU corners

With high-speed satellite broadband now available in all 28 EU countries, Europe today reached a major milestone in its drive to bridge the Digital Divide. The opportunity of broadband for all became a reality with the launch of satellite broadband services in the Baltics, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania being the last countries to be added to a network of service providers across Member States


Digital switchover in France completed

Eutelsat's Fransat TV Platform now delivering DTT channels to 1.6 million TVs in France


Eutelsat wins a "Crystal Antenna of the World of Media " award for Poland's first live satellite transmission in 3D

Eutelsat has been awarded a 'Crystal Antenna of the World of Media' for spearheading Poland's first live satellite transmission in 3D for CANAL + Cyfrowy, operator of the Cyfra +, premium TV platform in Poland. The Award was announced at the Great Gala Award ceremony, held in Warsaw on 23 March during the annual Telecommunication and Media World Symposium that assembles Poland's leading telecommunications and media market players


ITU Radio Regulations Board urges Iran to end interference hampering EUTELSAT satellite operations

The Administration of France, on behalf of the EUTELSAT satellite operator, notified the Radio Regulations Board (RRB) of the interference emanating from the territory of the Islamic Republic of Iran

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DVB-SH trial enables a perfect blend of satellite and terrestrial networks for mobile TV

The first DVB-SH trial launched in Turin by the Italian broadcaster RAI, the mobile operator 3 Italia, Alcatel-Lucent and Eutelsat has shown excellent results