Eurovision Media Services, Eutelsat extend long-term partnership | Satellite | News | Rapid TV News
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The business arm of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), Eurovision Media Services and leading satellite operator Eutelsat have renewed and expanded their partnership for capacity in Ku-band via a number of contracts on the EUTELSAT 10A satellite.

Eurovision Eutelsat 8Feb2018These multi-year, multi-transponder contracts are designed to expand further the infrastructure used by Eurovision Media Services across the Eutelsat fleet to support the live transmission of major news and sporting events, including major football leagues and tournaments, to audiences in Europe and beyond.

"This strengthened partnership with Eutelsat supports our mission to provide the highest standard of production and contribution services to our members and clients established at Eutelsat's 10° East orbital position," remarked Eurovision Media Services chief operating officer Graham Warren.

Added at Eutelsat chief commercial and development officer Michel Azibert: "We are delighted to remain one of EMS' preferred and long-standing partners, and to support them in expanding the broadcaster ecosystem in Europe. These contracts highlight the continued importance of satellite in the media supply chain for professional videos."