(Boursier.com) – Eutelsat Communications and Nilesat, Egypt’s largest satellite operator, have agreed to a partial renewal of Ku-band capacity at Eutelsat’s 7o West position, which is part of the audiovisual hub 7 / 8o West, for the provision of television broadcasting services throughout the Middle East. This contract covering several years and several repeaters provides for the partial renewal of capacities by Nilesat on more advantageous terms.

The Eutelsat and Nilesat 7 / 8o West television broadcasting hub has an exceptional footprint in the Middle East and North Africa, both in terms of the power of its coverage and in terms of geographic scope and coverage. audience covered, serving 90% of TV households in the region. It is one of the most dynamic poles of the global satellite television market, with 1,000 channels being broadcast from this position to more than 60 million households.

Rodolphe Belmer, CEO of Eutelsat, said of this agreement: “We are delighted to renew our cooperation with Nilesat, our long-standing partner, at this orbital position of reference for the Middle East and South Africa. North, further strengthening the ties that unite us and guaranteeing continuity of service to Nilesat customers in the region. “

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