PREMIUM ORBITAL POSITIONS IN EUROPE

Eutelsat is Europe’s most long-standing satellite operator, with over 30 years’ broadcasting experience.

13º East, home to our high-powered HOTBIRD satellites, is the EMEA region’s prime broadcast neighbourhood, with over 1000 TV channels and reaching a total of 135 million homes. In Europe alone, the neighbourhood reaches 66 million homes and feeds almost all cable networks.

9º East offers regional beams for cost-effective broadcasting and dual reception with the HOTBIRD satellites.

16º East is Central and Eastern Europe’s leading neighbourhood reaching over 12 million homes.

28° East is the UK and Ireland’s leading broadcast position reaching almost 18 million homes.

 

13° EAST

HOTBIRD, EMEA’s leading DTH, cable, IP and DTT delivery

Our high-powered HOTBIRD family of satellites at 13° East form EMEA's prime broadcast neighbourhood for TV channels wanting to reach large audiences.

The HOTBIRD video neighbourhood delivers over 1000 TV channels to 135 million TV homes. In Europe alone, it reaches 97 million homes, including almost all cable networks. It is host to 10 premium platforms, over 600 pay-TV channels, 400 free-to-air channels, 330 HDTV channels and five UHD channels. In addition to broadcasting television services, the neighbourhood provides over 500 radio stations and multimedia services.

Direct-To-Home reception in beam centre is possible with antennas smaller than 70 cm, and with slightly larger antennas throughout Europe, North Africa and as far East as Moscow and Dubai.

NEIGHBOURHOOD

Three satellites co-located for exceptional reliability, home to 10 premium DTH platforms

AUDIENCE

Serving an audience of over 135 million homes in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

NETWORKS

90% cable, IPTV and DTT penetration in EMEA region, close to 100% in some countries

TV CHANNELS

Unrivalled line-up of over 1000 TV channels, in over 40 languages, 600 exclusively

HD

Over 30% of channels broadcast in HD; more than 60% of DTH homes are HD-equipped

UHD

Already five UHD channels broadcast to a potential UHD-connected market of 5 million cable homes

FREE-TO-AIR

Over 400 free-to-air TV channels. Innovative smart EPG to enhance the viewing experience

COVERAGE

Industry-leading widebeam coverage for audiences in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

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9° EAST

EUTELSAT 9B, a fast growing DTH and cable hotspot

EUTELSAT 9B offers regional beams for cost-effective broadcasting and dual reception via HOTBIRD.

A pan-European footprint delivers a wide coverage for channels seeking maximum reach into satellite homes and to terrestrial headends.

Five regional footprints address high-growth digital TV markets in Germany, Greece, Italy, and the Nordics with the Baltics and Ukraine.

This regional footprint model enables pay-TV platforms and national DTT programmes to efficiently address linguistic markets and in parallel leverage reception from the HOTBIRD neighbourhood.

NEIGHBOURHOOD

Fast growing DTH neighbourhood and cable hotspot, with record growth from 20 channels in 2007 to over 300 in 2018

AUDIENCE

Serving an audience of 14 million TV homes across Europe, up 180% since 2010

NETWORKS

Widebeam coverage provides connectivity with cable network head-ends across the whole of Europe

TV CHANNELS

Over 300 channels, 100 in HD, with an extremely wide range of languages for multi-lingual markets

DUAL RECEPTION

Proximity to HOTBIRD enables reception of channels from both locations with off-the-shelf dual-feed dishes

COST-EFFECTIVE

Broadcasters are attracted to the cost-effective rates and dual reception with HOTBIRD

COVERAGE

Extensive widebeam coverage plus five regionally centred high-power footprints for local content providers

KEY CLIENTS

AFN, Joyne, M7, Media Broadcast, Media Group Ukraine, Cosmote TV

16° EAST

Established broadcast position for Central and Eastern Europe

Reaching an audience of over 12 million homes, EUTELSAT 16A is a leading video neighbourhood for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), delivering over 600 channels, in a wide range of languages, to over 12 million homes.

High-power footprints of Central and Eastern Europe support digital video broadcasting markets, with extensive coverage of the CEE region and stretching across to western Europe to reach expat communities.

NEIGHBOURHOOD

Premium neighbourhood for Central and Eastern Europe

AUDIENCE

EUTELSAT 16A serves an audience of 12 million TV homes in the region

TV PLATFORMS

Eight pay-TV platforms broadcast from 16° East

TV CHANNELS

700 TV channels for CEE, with a wide range of languages - a popular choice for culturally diverse CEE audiences

HD

Over 130 HD channels broadcast from 16° East
 

DUAL RECEPTION

Proximity to HOTBIRD enables reception of channels from both locations with off-the-shelf dual-feed dishes

COVERAGE

High-power Ku-band footprints provide extensive coverage of the CEE region and expat communities across Western Europe

28° EAST

UK and Ireland’s leading broadcast position

Serving BSkyB and other broadcasters, the EUTELSAT 28E, 28F and 28G satellites reach 17.9 million digital satellite homes in the United Kingdom and Ireland, from 28° East.

NEIGHBOURHOOD

Three satellites co-located for exceptional reliability at the premium neighbourhood for UK and Ireland

AUDIENCE

Reaching almost 18 million homes, up 26% since 2010
 

TV CHANNELS

750 TV channels broadcast from 28° East in over 15 languages
 

HD

130 channels broadcast in HD

COVERAGE

High-power regional coverage up to 58 dBW, enabling reception with mini dishes

KEY CLIENTS

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