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SOURCE Eutelsat Communications
DUBAI, UAE, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Dubai World Trade Centre, Hall 1 - stand E1-10
With two thirds of its 30 satellites located between 8° West and 36° East, Eutelsat operates one of the most flexible and secure satellite systems to serve dynamic and enterprising digital markets in the Middle East and Africa.
At the annual CabSat Dubai exhibition and conference that assembles key players from broadcast, digital media and satellite sectors, Eutelsat will showcase its newest resources and solutions to support customers, broadcasters, service providers, telecom operators and government agencies as they grow their business across the region.
The 7/8 West video neighbourhood breaks the barrier of 1,000 channels. 50 in HDTV
(+ 28% over 12 months)
In this expanding satellite TV universe, the most popular video neighbourhoods in the MENA region have consolidated their positions as key points of reference for TV homes across the region:
The most flexible and secure satellite system over Middle East and North Africa, with 20 satellites in operation
With 20 of its satellites connecting the Middle East and North Africa to the rest of the world, Eutelsat is uniquely placed to deliver exceptional levels of commercial flexibility across diverse markets ranging from broadcasting, telecoms, oil and gas to government communications.
This unique portfolio of resources includes C-band capacity connected to powerful continental footprints, and Ku-band capacity connected to high-power regional spotbeams optimised for broadcasting as well as for intercontinental connectivity. In the emerging Ka-band market, the powerful KA-SAT, designed for broadband services, offers innovative resources over North Africa and the Emirates.
EUTELSAT 70B and 21B, Eutelsat's two new innovative and flexible satellites will be highlighted in Dubai. Both are designed to provide ISPs, telecom and GSM operators, video companies and government service providers with regional coverage and connectivity between the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia and as far as Australia.
Four out of seven Eutelsat satellites to launch over the next three years to boost resources for Middle East and North Africa
Eutelsat's long-term roadmap is clear: to continue to invest in order to renew and increase capacity as well as raise security so customer can boost their business and open new paths of expansion. Within the next three years, four out of seven of new Eutelsat satellites will take resources for the Middle East and Africa to a new level. This includes in particular the EUTELSAT 3B satellite, to be launched in early 2014, which will strengthen and enhance coverage over MENA for data and professional video services in the Ku-band as well as bring first class C-band capacity with extensive reach over Europe, MENA, Africa and most of South America.
Estimated launch Satellite (calendar ) Frequency band EUTELSAT 3D Q2 2013 Ku EUTELSAT 25B* Q3 2013 Ku / Ka EUTELSAT 3B H1 2014 Ku / Ka / C EUTELSAT 8 West B H1 2015 Ku / C
* Partnership satellite with Qatar Satellite Company.
KA-SAT to unlock new potential of its powerful all Ka-band platform for enterprises and the aeronautical market
The KA-SAT High Throughput Satellite is changing the paradigm for satellite broadband by driving down the per megabit cost of connectivity. At CabSat Dubai, Eutelsat will continue to unlock the potential of this powerful all Ka-band platform with new products for professional markets.
This will include a new aeronautical mobile service called Eutelsat Air Access, designed to accelerate the deployment of passenger in-flight connectivity by commercial airlines operating within the extensive coverage of KA-SAT, with speeds up to 100 Mbps per airline. Eutelsat will also present a new IP VPN access, back-up and off-load security-enhanced solution, developed with OneAccess to deliver high-speed satellite connectivity to businesses with up to 20 Mbps downlink and 6 Mbps uplink.
Where to meet us at CabSat Dubai
GVF Satellite MENA Summit - Meeting Room Hatta G&H (above Exhibition Hall 2)
About Eutelsat Communications (http://www.eutelsat.com)
Eutelsat Communications is the holding company of Eutelsat S.A. With capacity commercialised on 30 satellites delivering reach of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, significant parts of the Americas and the Asia-Pacific, Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL, ISIN code: FR0010221234) is one of the world's leading satellite operators. As of 31 December 2012 Eutelsat's satellites were broadcasting almost 4,500 television channels to over 200 million cable and satellite homes in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The Group's satellites also provide a wide range of services for TV contribution, corporate networks and fixed and mobile broadband markets. Headquartered in Paris, Eutelsat and its subsidiaries employ over 780 commercial, technical and operational professionals from 30 countries.
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