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Over the last few years satellite operators have faced secular challenges in their video operations but Eutelsat is claiming to have produced a robust set of results for its 2019/20 financial year with a resilient core broadcast business despite Covid-19 headwinds.
eutelsat 10August2018
In what will be a first for the country, Eutelsat and CANAL+ have signed a multi-year, multi-transponder contract for Ku capacity on the EUTELSAT 7C satellite to support the launch of a premium DTH platform in Ethiopia at the beginning of 2021.
Eutelstat Canal Ethiopia 28July2020
In a move that the content producer and distributor says will significantly expand its distribution footprint in Russia and CIS markets, Insight TV has signed a distribution deal with Tricolor, Russia’s largest DTH operator.
StoryOfMasters lands 20July2020
In a much-needed and much-welcome boost to the satellite operator’s currently challenged video business, SES has announced that it has signed a multi-year contract with BBC Studios (BBCS) and its wholly-owned subsidiary UKTV the BBC to provide playout and IP distribution services for over 50 channels and their associated video-on-demand (VOD) service.
SES BBC Studios 8 July 2020 lands
As part of its ongoing Simplify & Amplify transformation programme, designed to position itself for future growth and deliver maximum value, satellite operator SES has revealed that it plans to restructure its operations worldwide including the consolidation of part of its European regional operations.
SES dishes 8May2020 lands
Just days after noting its growing business in Africa, especially in the high-definition realm, Eutelsat has revealed that its HOTBIRD video hotspot has been selected by Travel Africa Network for the broadcast of its first HD African travel channel.

Even though its operating verticals’ revenues were down year-on-year, satellite operator Eutelsat has reported what it believes is a satisfying third quarter of its financial year, especially where its broadcast division is concerned.
eutelsat 10August2018
Despite the ongoing headwinds that the satellite industry has faced for the last two years, leading operator SES believes that it has begun 2020 with performance in line with expectations and with strong underlying revenue growth in its networks, if not video, division.
SES dishes 8May2020 lands