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Eutelsat has sold its interest in the EUTELSAT 25B satellite for €135 million to co-owner of the bird, Qatar’s Es’hailSat which will continue to operate the satellite at 25.5 degrees East.

eutelsat 10August2018
The Washington DC-based suite of public affairs networks known for providing a video feed of congressional activity, C-SPAN, has inked a long-term contract for C-band satellite services on Intelsat’s Galaxy 14 satellite.

Satellite operator Yahsat has acquired a majority and controlling stake in mobile satellite services operator Thuraya.

The Zambian government has confirmed that it will roll out a China-funded digital television project across the country following its official launch in June.

Even though it hit continued financial headwinds during the year and its video division saw a drop in revenue compared with the previous twelve months, satellite operator Eutelsat believes that its full year fiscal year commercial performance months will underpin a return to future growth.

Satellite operator Eutelsat Communications has inked a multi-year, multi-transponder contract with Media Group Ukraine for broadcasting services on its EUTELSAT 9B satellite.

It may have noted sustained performance from its networks division, in particular from aeronautical and government customers, but a downturn in the video business of SES has applied a corporate brake on the satellite operator during Q2 2018.

Leading global satellite operators Intelsat, SES and Eutelsat have come together to propose a market-based approach for the future use of the lower C-band spectrum in the US.