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to attract some of the most exciting and innovative broadcasting ventures to accompany the
continuing take-up of new channels and High-Definition Television. With Hello HD, the
number of HD channels broadcast on the Eutelsat fleet will increase up to forty.”
Hello HD is owned by the media services company Watchcable Corporation which launched
Minimax and other television channels in the CEE region.
For further information from Hello HD please contact
András Schmideg, CEO
About Eutelsat Communications
Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL, ISIN code: FR0010221234) is the holding company of
Eutelsat S.A.. With capacity commercialised on 24 satellites that provide coverage over the entire
European continent, as well as the Middle East, Africa, India and significant parts of Asia and the
Americas, Eutelsat is one of the world's three leading satellite operators in terms of revenues. At 31
December 2007, Eutelsat’s satellites were broadcasting almost 3,000 television channels and 1,100
radio stations. More than 1,100 channels broadcast via its HOT BIRD™ video neighbourhood at 13
degrees East which serves over 120 million cable and satellite homes in Europe, the Middle East and
North Africa. The Group’s satellites also serve a wide range of fixed and mobile telecommunications
services, TV contribution markets, corporate networks, and broadband markets for Internet Service
Providers and for transport, maritime and in-flight markets. Eutelsat's broadband subsidiary, Skylogic,
markets and operates services through teleports in France and Italy that serve enterprises, local
communities, government agencies and aid organisations in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.
Headquartered in Paris, Eutelsat and its subsidiaries employ 538 commercial, technical and
operational experts from 27 countries.
For further information
Vanessa O’Connor
Tel: + 33 1 53 98 38 88
Frédérique Gautier
Tel: + 33 1 53 98 38 88
Gilles Janvier
Tel: +33 1 53 98 35 30