EUTELSAT SELECTS ALCATEL ALENIA SPACE FOR W7 SATELLITE TO BOOST 36 DEGREES EAST NEIGHBOURHOOD

Paris, 21 December 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and Alcatel Alenia Space announced that the two companies have signed a contract under which Alcatel Alenia Space will manufacture and deliver Eutelsat’s W7 communications satellite.

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CHANNELS FROM CANAL+ GROUP JOIN EUTELSAT’S HOT BIRD™ NEIGHBOURHOOD FOR DISTRIBUTION TO TPS SUBSCRIBERS

Paris, 07 November 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the signature of an agreement with CANAL+ for broadcasting channels produced by the CANAL+ Group from its flagship HOT BIRD™ broadcast neighbourhood at 13 degrees East.

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EUTELSAT CONFIRMS TO ALCATEL ALENIA SPACE THE S-BAND MISSION ON THE W2A SATELLITE

Paris, 30 October 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris : ETL), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, and Alcatel (Paris: CGEP.PA and NYSE: ALA) today announced that Eutelsat has confirmed the decision to embark an S-Band payload on the W2A satellite for which the construction contract was awarded earlier this year.

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SES AND EUTELSAT ANNOUNCE JOINT INVESTMENT TO SERVE MARKETS FOR MOBILE BROADCASTING AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES IN EUROPE

Paris, Betzdorf, 30 October 2006

SES GLOBAL (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) and Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announce a joint investment in the first European satellite infrastructure for broadcasting video, radio and data to mobile devices and vehicle receivers.

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EUTELSAT AWARDS CONTRACT TO DELIVER HOT BIRD™ 10 BROADCAST SATELLITE TO ASTRIUM

Paris, 19 October 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced that Astrium will build the HOT BIRD™ 10 broadcast satellite which will be launched in first quarter 2009 and positioned at the Group’s 13 degrees East location. Following HOT BIRD™ 8 and 9, it is the third high-power broadcast satellite based on Astrium’s Eurostar E3000 platform that will be located at Eutelsat’s premium video neighbourhood for cable and satellite broadcasting.

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ITI NEOVISION LAUNCHES “n”, POLAND’s NEW-GENERATION PAY-TV PLATFORM, THROUGH EUTELSAT’s HOT BIRD™ NEIGHBOURHOOD

Paris, 12 October 2006

ITI Neovision, a subsidiary of the ITI Group, one of Poland's leading media and entertainment groups, has selected the HOT BIRD™ video neighbourhood of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) to support its new-generation pay-TV platform which launches today.

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FULL SERVICE RESTORED ON EUTELSAT’s W3A SATELLITE

Paris, 09 October 2006

Eutelsat confirms that operations of its W3A satellite have been fully restored with normal operational mode following an anomaly occurring earlier today which caused an interruption of service. From 17.45 today Paris time (15.45 UTC) clients using W3A were able to reestablish full commercial service.

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EUTELSAT STATUS REPORT ON HOT BIRD™ 3 SATELLITE (EUROBIRD™ 10)

Paris, 06 October 2006

Eutelsat’s HOT BIRD™ 8 broadcast satellite was brought into full commercial service this week with the complete transfer in the night of October 2 to 3 of all broadcast traffic from HOT BIRD™ 3 to the Group’s newest satellite.

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EUTELSAT’S HOT BIRD™ 8 SATELLITE GOES LIVE

Paris, 03 October 2006

The HOT BIRD™ 8 broadcast satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today went into commercial service at 13 degrees East. The satellite was brought into operation this morning at 01.00 UTC (03.00 Paris time).

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EUTELSAT TO BOOST IN-ORBIT RESOURCE AT 10 DEGREES EAST WITH HOT BIRD™ 3 SATELLITE, REBRANDED EUROBIRD™ 10

Paris, 02 October 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that its HOT BIRD™ 3 satellite will shortly be redeployed at the 10 degrees East location. Due to complete its mission at 13 degrees East on entry into service of HOT BIRD™ 8 on October 3, HOT BIRD™ 3 is scheduled to initiate its new mission later this month at 10 degrees East where it will be rebranded EUROBIRD™ 10.

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HOT BIRD™ TV AWARDS 2006 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

9th edition of the awards for excellence in thematic broadcasting

Venice, 28 September 2006

The winners were announced today of this year’s HOT BIRD™ TV Awards during a gala ceremony on the Island of San Servolo in Venice, Italy.

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SIEMENS AND EUTELSAT IN NEW THREE YEAR DEAL TO PROVIDE SATELLITE CAPACITY TO THE BBC

London, UK, Paris, France, 08 September 2006

Siemens Business Services today announced that it has signed a three year contract with Eutelsat for satellite capacity over the UK, continental Europe and the Middle East on behalf of the BBC. The contract which extends an existing 12 month deal, guarantees Siemens a long term lease of 72MHz on Eutelsat’s ATLANTIC BIRD™ 1 satellite for the BBC which requires quick access to contribution capacity at times of peak demand and from remote locations.

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EUTELSAT PLACES ORDER WITH SEA LAUNCH FOR LAUNCH SERVICES FOR TWO SATELLITES

Paris, 05 September 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) confirmed today that it has signed launch agreements with Sea Launch for two launch opportunities as part of its ongoing satellite deployment programme for which launches are scheduled from the middle of 2008.

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EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS DELIVERS STRONG RESULTS IN 2005-2006 AND RAISES PROFITABILITY GUIDANCE FOR 2006-2007

Performance of world’s third largest Fixed Satellite Services operator driven by the efficiency of its business model, by its continuing focus on strict cost control and by the quality of the implementation of its strategy

Paris, 04 September 2006

- 5.4% revenue growth, above objectives<br> - Backlog up 29% to 4 billion euros, representing more than five times 2005-2006 revenue<br> - EBITDA margin at 77.9%, maintained at the highest level among leading Fixed Satellite Service operators<br> - Substantial operating free cash flow of 269 million euros or 34.5% of 2005-2006 revenue<br> - Consolidated net result of 40.2 million euros, in spite of 61.7 million euros of debt restructuring costs and satellite impairment charges<br> - Proposed distribution of 0.54 euro per share, yielding an attractive 4.5% on the Initial Public Offering price<br> - 2006-2007 EBITDA margin target raised to 77%

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EUTELSAT SELECTS ALCATEL ALENIA SPACE FOR THE DELIVERY OF W2A SATELLITE

Paris, 01 September 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris : ETL), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, and Alcatel (Paris: CGEP.PA and NYSE: ALA) today announced that Eutelsat has retained Alcatel Alenia Space, the European leader in satellite systems, for the design, manufacturing, assembling, tests and on-ground delivery of the W2A satellite.

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FRANCE’S INTERNATIONAL NEWS CHANNEL, FRANCE 24, SELECTS THREE EUTELSAT SATELLITES FOR BROADCASTING

Paris, 31 August 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that FRANCE 24, the new French international news channel owned by France Télévisions and TF1 has retained capacity on three Eutelsat satellites (HOT BIRD™ 7A, ATLANTIC BIRD™ 2 and EUROBIRD™ 1) for broadcasting when it starts broadcasting in December this year. Eutelsat was selected following a public competitive tendering process conducted in accordance with European Union regulations.

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SONY PICTURES TELEVISION INTERNATIONAL’S AXN CHANNEL BEGINS BROADCASTING NEW ACTION CHANNELS TO CENTRAL EUROPE THROUGH EUTELSAT W2 SATELLITE

Paris, 28 August 2006

Eutelsat announced today that AXN, the high-energy general entertainment television network from Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI), has begun broadcasting two new thematic channels to cable networks in central Europe using Eutelsat’s W2 satellite. The two new channels, AXN Crime and AXN Sci-Fi, have begun broadcasting in Poland, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary.

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EUTELSAT’s HOT BIRD™ 8 BROADCAST SATELLITE SPEEDS INTO ORBIT

Paris, 05 August 2006

The HOT BIRD™ 8 broadcast satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) was successfully launched today by a Proton Breeze M launch vehicle from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 03.48 am Baikonur time August 5 (23.48 CET August 4; 21.48 GMT August 4). Weighing in on the launch pad at 4.9 tonnes, HOT BIRD™ 8 is the largest and most powerful European Ku-band broadcast satellite to go into geostationary orbit.

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EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS ANNOUNCES FULL YEAR AND FOURTH QUARTER 2005-2006 REVENUES

Paris, 20 July 2006

• Full year revenues at 791.1 million euros, up 5.4% (up 4.6% excluding one-off revenues)<BR> • Fourth quarter revenues at 201.1 million euros, up 6.7%)<BR> • Growth strategy validated by strong performance in European Union countries and in emerging markets)<BR> • Attractive business profile confirmed, combining visibility and growth: two thirds of revenues derived from Video Applications, with more than 2,100 television channels now broadcasting across the fleet

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EUTELSAT’s HOT BIRD™ 8 SATELLITE ARRIVES AT BAIKONUR COSMODROME FOR AUGUST PROTON LAUNCH

Paris, 06 July 2006

The HOT BIRD™ 8 broadcasting satellite built by EADS Astrium for Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) arrived this morning at the Baikonur Cosmodrome for launch on a Proton M Breeze M vehicle provided by ILS. Launch is scheduled in the night of 4 to 5 August.

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EUTELSAT OPENS NEW VIDEO NEIGHBOURHOOD AT 7 DEGREES WEST WITH ENTRY INTO SERVICE OF ATLANTIC BIRD™ 4

Paris, 03 July 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that its ATLANTIC BIRD™ 4 satellite has gone into full commercial service at the 7 degrees West location. Operating since 1998 as HOT BIRD™ 4 from Eutelsat’s HOT BIRD™ neighbourhood, the newlybranded ATLANTIC BIRD™ 4 was freed to initiate its new mission at 7 degrees West with the transfer on 22 April 2006 of broadcast clients onto HOT BIRD™ 7A.

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EUTELSAT VISAVISION AND ARENA COOPERATE IN BRINGING LIVE MATCHES OF GERMAN SOCCER LEAGUE TO GERMAN CABLE HOMES

Munich, Cologne, 26 June 2006

Arena Sport Rechte und Marketing GmbH and Eutelsat visAvision GmbH, the German subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), today announced the signature of a three-year agreement to bring all matches of the Fussball-Bundesliga (German Soccer League) live to cable network operators in Germany.

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EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS ANNOUNCES SIGNING OF SENIOR DEBT REFINANCING

Paris, 08 June 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, today announced the launch of its debt refinancing process.

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EUTELSAT PARTICIPATES IN FIRST TESTS OF HDTV OVER FRANCE’s DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL TELEVISION NETWORK IN PARIS, MARSEILLES AND LYON

Paris, 01 June 2006

From June 1 to July 17 Eutelsat is partnering with TDF to transmit a sequence of programmes in HDTV MPEG4 to Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) transmitters in France’s three largest cities. The satellite channel provided by Eutelsat will deliver HDTV programmes supplied by leading French channels including France Télévisions, TF1, M6 and Canal Plus to DTT transmitters in Paris, Marseilles and Lyon.

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ROMANIA’s DIGITAL CABLE SYSTEMS SEALS CONTRACT WITH EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS ON W2 SATELLITE FOR MAX TV DIGITAL PLATFORM

Paris, 30 May 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and Digital Cable Systems (DCS) of Romania today announced the signature of a contract for lease of capacity on the W2 satellite for Max TV, a pay-TV platform delivered by DCS to direct-to-home (DTH) antennas and cable systems in Romania. The arrival of Max TV on W2, joining 11 Romanian channels and pay-TV platforms from Albania, Bulgaria and Serbia further consolidates Eutelsat’s W2 video neighbourhood for central Europe.

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GRANDI NAVI VELOCI INTRODUCES BROADBAND AND GSM ON CRUISE-FERRIES WITH NEW SATELLITE SERVICE PROVIDED BY WINS

Genoa, 22 May 2006

Grandi Navi Veloci, a leading company in passenger and goods transport throughout the Mediterranean, and WINS, a joint venture set up by Skylogic Italia (Eutelsat’s broadband affiliate) and Maltasat International, today launched a satellite-based communications network on the first two of eight luxury cruise-ferries sailing in the Western Mediterranean.

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ARIANESPACE TO LAUNCH W2M FOR EUTELSAT

Paris, 18 May 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and Arianespace today announced the signature of a contract for the launch of the W2M satellite. The satellite will be launched by an Ariane 5 in the second quarter of 2008 from the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

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EUTELSAT SELECTS EADS ASTRIUM TO DELIVER HOT BIRD™ 9 BROADCAST SATELLITE

Paris, 04 May 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the selection of EADS Astrium to build the HOT BIRD™ 9 broadcast satellite which will be launched in 2008 and positioned at the Group’s premium video neighbourhood at 13 degrees East.

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SKY ITALIA BOOSTS EUTELSAT HOT BIRD™ CAPACITY TO SUPPORT LAUNCH OF SKY HD

Paris, 02 May 2006

SKY Italia, Italy’s leading pay-TV platform which broadcasts exclusively from Eutelsat’s HOT BIRD™ video neighbourhood, has unveiled its planning for the launch this month in Italy of its new SKY HD package dedicated to HDTV content.

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EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER 2005-2006 REVENUES AND SIMPLIFICATION OF GROUP CORPORATE STRUCTURE

Paris, 28 April 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, today reported revenues for the third quarter ended March 31, 2006.

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TVN CONSOLIDATES ITS POSITION AT EUTELSAT’S HOT BIRD™ NEIGHBOURHOOD FOR SATELLITE BROADCASTING IN POLAND

Paris, 21 April 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that TVN, one of Poland's leading commercial television broadcasters has renewed its capacity at the HOT BIRD™ neighbourhood for satellite broadcasting in Poland. TVN Group’s contracts for two transponders on HOT BIRD™ 1 have been transferred to the new HOT BIRD™ 7A broadcast satellite which was launched on 11 March and successfully put into full commercial service on 20 April by Eutelsat’s Control Centre.

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EUTELSAT’S HOT BIRD™ 7A SATELLITE GOES LIVE

Paris, 20 April 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the commercial entry into service of its HOT BIRD™ 7A broadcast satellite. The satellite went into operation in the night of 20 April at 01.00 UTC (03.00 Paris time). Built by Alcatel Alenia Space and launched on 11 March by an Ariane 5 ECA rocket supplied by Arianespace, the satellite’s performance in orbit is expected to exceed 15 years.

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EUTELSAT SURVEY MEASURES 2.8 MILLION DIGITAL DTH HOT BIRD™ HOMES IN FRANCE

Paris, 06 April 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the topline results for France of its 2006 Survey on satellite and cable reception of television channels broadcast from its key video neighbourhoods for the French market.

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DIRECT 8, LAUNCHED BY FRANCE’S BOLLORE GROUP, INKS CONTRACT WITH EUTELSAT FOR FREE-TO-AIR BROADCASTING IN FRANCE AND TO INITIATE INTERNATIONAL COVERAGE

Paris, 03 April 2006

Direct 8, the new general entertainment channel launched on 31 March 2005 by the Bolloré Group through France’s Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) network, has concluded a multi-satellite agreement with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) for free-to-air broadcasting. The channel’s objective is to consolidate its audience in France and initiate its international expansion into other countries in Europe and into Africa.

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NTV-PLUS, RUSSIA’S LEADING PAY-TV PLATFORM, EXPANDS RESOURCE ON EUTELSAT’S W4 SATELLITE THROUGH NEW CONTRACT WITH RSCC

Paris, 21 March 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that NTV-Plus, Russia’s leading direct-to-home pay-TV platform, is boosting its capacity on Eutelsat’s W4 satellite from six to eight transponders. The new agreement for high-power capacity on Eutelsat’s W4 satellite has been concluded between NTV Plus and the RSCC (Russian Satellite Communications Company), Russia’s national satellite communications operator and a longstanding partner with Eutelsat in the Russian market.

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SWITZERLAND’s PUBLIC BROADCASTER, SRG SSR, DOUBLES CAPACITY ON EUTELSAT FOR FREE ACCESS TO HIGH-QUALITY DIGITAL BROADCASTS FOR SWISS HOMES

Paris, 15 March 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and SRG SSR today announced the signature of a new satellite capacity contract at Eutelsat’s HOT BIRD™ video neighbourhood. The new contract concerns a 33MHz transponder on the HOT BIRD™ 7A satellite, which was launched on March 11 by an Ariane 5 ECA booster. This new lease doubles the capacity used by Switzerland’s public broadcasting organisation, which has been transmitting via a transponder on Eutelsat’s HOT BIRD™ 3 satellite since 1997.

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EUTELSAT’s HOT BIRD™ 7A SATELLITE LOFTED INTO SPACE

Eutelsat’s 21st Ariane launch, 16th Alcatel Alenia Space satellite

Paris, 12 March 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced that its HOT BIRD™ 7A broadcast satellite has been successfully launched by an Ariane 5 ECA rocket from the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

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EUTELSAT COMPLETES MISSION OF XX OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES TORINO 2006

Comprehensive TV network for the Olympic community, more than 7,000 hours of coverage by EBU and broadcasters from Europe, Asia, North America, first HD connections via Eutelsat for an Olympic event

Paris, 03 March 2006

The XX Olympic Winter Games Torino 2006, of which Eutelsat Communications was an Official Sponsor, enabled the company and its subsidiary Skylogic Italia to demonstrate their full capability to deploy and operate a comprehensive TV network delivering channels by satellite to the Olympic community. A package of 50 encrypted channels, aggregated and broadcast by Eutelsat to city and mountain sites in Turin and the region of Piedmont, made it possible for athletes, trainers, journalists, Olympic federations, judges and volunteers to benefit from real-time coverage of competition events on more than 12,000 screens.

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SKYLOGIC ITALIA, EUTELSAT’s BROADBAND SUBSIDIARY EXTENDS BROADBAND ACCESS IN TUSCANY TO PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONS BEYOND TERRESTRIAL INFRASTRUCTURE

Turin, 09 February 2006

Skylogic Italia, the broadband subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has been awarded a contract by the Region of Tuscany (Italy) to ensure the extension through satellite of a public telematics network to administrations located in regions not connected to terrestrial broadband infrastructure.

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EUTELSAT SELECTS EADS ASTRIUM-ISRO ALLIANCE FOR NEW W2M SATELLITE

Paris, 01 February 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has selected a new industrial partnership combining the expertise of EADS Astrium and ISRO, the Indian Space Research Organisation, to build a telecommunications satellite called W2M. The final contract will be signed in Dehli on February 20th, in the presence of the President of France and the Prime Minister of India.

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EUTELSAT ON THE STARTING BLOCKS FOR THE XX OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES TORINO 2006

Paris, 27 January 2006

Fourteen days before the arrival in Turin of the Olympic Flame that signals the opening of the XX Olympic Winter Games, Eutelsat has successfully completed installation of the turnkey television network it is supplying to the TOROC for the duration of this year’s leading international sporting event.

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SERBIA BROADBAND (SBB) LAUNCHES NEW DIRECT-TO-HOME TV PLATFORM ON EUTELSAT’s W2 SATELLITE

Paris, 24 January 2006

SBB, Serbia’s leading cable operator, has concluded a contract with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) to support a new direct-to-home (DTH) television platform for South-east Europe. The contract concerns a total of 72 MHz capacity (equivalent to two 36 MHz transponders) on Eutelsat’s W2 satellite positioned at 16 degrees East.

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EUTELSAT’s HOT BIRD™ 7A SATELLITE ARRIVES AT KOUROU LAUNCH SITE IN FRENCH GUIANA FROM ALCATEL ALENIA SPACE FACILITIES

Paris, 20 January 2006

The HOT BIRD™ 7A broadcasting satellite built by Alcatel Alenia Space for Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) arrived last night at the Kourou launch site in French Guiana. The satellite’s scheduled launch date is 21 February 2006 on-board an Ariane 5 ECA rocket.

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EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS AND TELEKOM SRBIJA ANNOUNCE NEW CONTRACT FOR LEASE OF CAPACITY ON HOT BIRD™ 7A SATELLITE

Paris, 04 January 2006

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and Telekom Srbija today announced the signature of a contract for the lease of capacity on the HOT BIRD™ 7A broadcast satellite, which is scheduled for launch on 21 February 2006. The contract concerns one HOT BIRD™ 7A transponder for an initial period of three years, extendable to five.

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