Hellas Sat

Hellas Sat 4 launches from Kourou

Hellas Sat 4, the Cyprus-based satellite operator’s latest craft, has been successfully launched on board an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou in French Guiana. The Ku-band satellite will be placed at the 39° orbital slot providing coverage over Europe, the Middle East and the Southern Africa. The satellite is expected to commence service in the […]

Hellas Sat 3 successfully launched

Hellas Sat 3 has been lofted into space on an Ariane 5 launcher from French Guiana. Arabsat-owned Hellas Sat’s satellite is the second from the operator to be orbited by Arianespace. It will expand the company’s business reach by providing DTH broadcast and telecommunications services, as well as the distribution of high-definition and ultra-high definition […]

Arabsat-owned Hellas-sat to launch joint satellite with Inmarsat

Hellas-sat, a majority owned subsidiary of Arabsat, has signed an agreement with Inmarsat to launch a joint satellite at 39° East. The satellite, which is due to be launched in 2016 will run two missions: to replace the existing Hellas-sat 2 satellite; and to offer aviation passenger connectivity services across Europe. Hellas-sat 2 will be […]

Arabsat to acquire Hellas Sat

Arabsat is to acquire OTE-owned satellite operator Hellas Sat for €208 million. Hellas Sat operates the HellasSat2 satellite, giving coverage of the Middle East and South Africa from 39° East. Approximately 2.5 million homes have antennas pointed at the position. The deal with Arabsat is expected to close in the second quarter. The €208 million […]

OTE preps Hellas Sat sale

OTE will sell satellite operation Hellas Sat this year. The Greek telco said it will offload the satellite company within six months and that it might also dispose of other assets in order to pay down its debt load.