Canal+ partners with satellite operator Eutelsat to launch DHT platform

ETHIOPIA – Vivendi-owned French operator Canal+ is set to launch Ethiopia’s first premium DTH platform at the beginning of 2021. The platform launch comes as a result of a deal signed between the operator and satellite operator Eutelsat. The deal is a multi-year, multi-transponder contract for Ku capacity on Eutelsat 7C. The satellite entered into service in January 2020 and is co-positioned with Eutelsat 7B at the 7° East position to form a two-satellite constellation. “We are delighted to launch our DTH pay-Tv offer in Ethiopia relying on the experience…

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