• Corus announces premarket deals

    ABC Family picks up Cheer Stars and Scripps secures deal for Masters of Flip.

  • Hotly anticipated drama sold to 25 territories

    The announcement followed the series’ world premiere at MIPCOM in Cannes on Sunday night.

  • Sales sprout ahead of MIPCOM and BLE

    Brand new animation sells ahead of launch.

  • Sea Quest to be developed for TV

    Zodiak Kids signs co-development deal with Coolabi Group, to produce the international hit book franchise.

  • Beyond announces MIPCOM slate

    Beyond will launch 12 new titles and 160 hours of returning series.

  • EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite in full commercial service

    The satellite is already broadcasting TV channels to over 52 million homes in the Middle East and North Africa. Paris– Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that its new EUTELSAT 8 West B has been fully powered up and is already broadcasting TV channels to over 52 million homes in the Middle East and North Africa. Launched on August 20 by an Ariane 5 rocket, the new high-power satellite is co-located with a constellation of satellites operated by Eutelsat and Nilesat at the 7/8 degrees West neighbourhood. Working in close collaboration with clients, Eutelsat completed a seamless upgrade in the night of September 30 of over 210 television channels onto the new satellite from two Eutelsat satellites located at 7/8 degrees West. Both satellites are now being relocated, enabling Eutelsat to furtheroptimise its fleet*. The additional capacity on EUTELSAT 8 West B will enable over a hundred further channels to be accommodated. For the Arab and international broadcasting community the entry into service of EUTELSAT 8 West B marks a milestone in the growth story of the most popular satellite TV neighbourhood in the Middle East and North Africa, watched by 250 million viewers. Channels can benefit from increased power, more coverage options and higher in-orbit security, as well as a future-proof infrastructure for High Definition TV and Ultra HD. These features underpin the 100% success in sales of capacity connected to its Ku-band footprints stretching from Morocco to the Gulf. EUTELSAT 8 West B also introduces C-band capacity to 7/8 degrees West, connected to footprints covering the African continent and reaching west to South America.

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October 2015