Eurovision Media Services expands capacity agreement with Eutelsat

EutelsatThe European Broadcasting Union’s commercial arm Eurovision Media Services has renewed and expanded its agreement with Eutelsat for Ku-band satellite capacity on the Eutelsat 10A satellite.

Eurovision Media Services uses the capacity to support the live transmission of major news and sporting events, including major football leagues and tournaments.

Graham Warren, chief operating officer of Eurovision Media Services, said: “This strengthened partnership with Eutelsat supports our mission to provide the highest standard of production and contribution services to our Members and clients established at Eutelsat’s 10° East orbital position.”

Michel Azibert, chief commercial and development officer at Eutelsat, stated: “We are delighted to remain one of EMS’ preferred and long-standing partners, and to support them in expanding the broadcaster ecosystem in Europe. These contracts highlight the continued importance of satellite in the media supply chain for professional videos.”

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