Al Jazeera Balkans Joins TEAM:SAT TV Platform on EUTELSAT 16A Satellite and Sets 1 July for Launch in HD

DUBROVNIK, Croatia & PARIS--()--Regulatory News:

Al Jazeera Balkans and Eutelsat Communications (Paris:ETL) announce today at the NEM media event in Dubrovnik that Al Jazeera Balkans is joining the TEAM:SAT TV platform operated by TEAM:MEDIA and will broadcast exclusively in High Definition, free-to-air from the EUTELSAT 16A satellite. The channel will launch in HD on 1 July.

By integrating into this popular platform of over 20 television channels, Al Jazeera Balkans will deepen its reach into TV homes in the Balkans and offer viewers the benefits of superior HD quality. Launched in 2010 from its state-of-the-art studios in Sarajevo, Al Jazeera Balkans broadcasts news and information in Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian.

TEAM:MEDIA broadcasts regional and international channels in two transponders on the EUTELSAT 16A satellite that reaches into over 12 million DTH, cable and IP homes, making it the satellite of reference for viewers from the Balkans.

For more info on Al Jazeera Balkans: http://balkans.aljazeera.net

About Eutelsat Communications
Established in 1977, Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL, ISIN code: FR0010221234) is one of the world's leading and most experienced operators of communications satellites. The company provides capacity on 40 satellites to clients that include broadcasters and broadcasting associations, pay-TV operators, video, data and Internet service providers, enterprises and government agencies. Eutelsat’s satellites provide ubiquitous coverage of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas, enabling video, data, broadband and government communications to be established irrespective of a user’s location. Headquartered in Paris, with offices and teleports around the globe, Eutelsat represents a workforce of 1,000 men and women from 37 countries who are experts in their fields and work with clients to deliver the highest quality of service.

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Contacts

Eutelsat Communications
Press
Vanessa O’Connor, Tel: + 33 1 53 98 37 91
voconnor@eutelsat.com
Marie-Sophie Ecuer, Tel: + 33 1 53 98 37 91
mecuer@eutelsat.com
Violaine du Boucher, Tel: + 33 1 53 98 37 91
vduboucher@eutelsat.com
or
Investors and analysts
Joanna Darlington, Tel. : +33 1 53 98 35 30
jdarlington@eutelsat.com
Cédric Pugni, Tel. : +33 1 53 98 35 30
cpugni@eutelsat.com

Release Summary

Al Jazeera Balkans joins TEAM:SAT TV platform on EUTELSAT 16A satellite and sets 1 July for launch in HD.

Contacts

Eutelsat Communications
Press
Vanessa O’Connor, Tel: + 33 1 53 98 37 91
voconnor@eutelsat.com
Marie-Sophie Ecuer, Tel: + 33 1 53 98 37 91
mecuer@eutelsat.com
Violaine du Boucher, Tel: + 33 1 53 98 37 91
vduboucher@eutelsat.com
or
Investors and analysts
Joanna Darlington, Tel. : +33 1 53 98 35 30
jdarlington@eutelsat.com
Cédric Pugni, Tel. : +33 1 53 98 35 30
cpugni@eutelsat.com