Eutelsat Americas

Canal+ acquires Alterna’TV

Canal+ Group has acquired Alterna’TV, the platform set up by Eutelsat Americas to distribute Latin American channels overseas, notably in North America. Aterna’TV channels are currently received by over six million subscribers in the Americas via cable and internet TV. Along with the acquisition, which was carried out via its Thema channel distribution subsidiary, Canal+ […]

Eutelsat Americas rebrands Satmex fleet

Eutelsat Amercias has renamed its fleet of Satmex satellites, reflecting its strategy of operating under a single brand.  Each satellite in the fleet will now follow the Eutelsat pattern of a number reflecting its orbital position and a letter indicating its order of arrival at that position. Under the name changes Satmex 5 becomes Eutelsat […]

Millicom makes Lat Am DTH move in capacity deal with Eutelsat Americas

International telco and media company Millicom has signed a capacity deal with Eutelsat Americas – formerly known as Satmex – to support its recent move into the Latin American satellite pay TV market. Millicom has signed a multi-year contract for capacity on the Eutelsat 117 West A satellite that provides premium DTH coverage across Latin […]

Eutelsat rebrands Satmex as Eutelsat Americas

Satellite operator Eutelsat has renamed Satmex, which it acquired at the beginning of this year, Eutelsat Americas. The Mexico City-based unit is seen by Eutelsat as a key platform for growth across the region, and complements Eutelsat’s existing Eutelsat America division based in Washington DC. “The branding we are announcing today reflects Eutelsat’s objective to […]