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Ukrainian broadcaster Zeonbud opts for Eutelsat 9B satellite

Eutelsat 9B sits at 9 degrees East orbital location and has regional footprints in Germany, Greece, Italy, and the Nordics with the Baltics and Ukraine.

Ukrainian broadcaster Zeonbud has signed an agreement with Eutelsat Communications for capacity on the Eutelsat 9B satellite for broadcast distribution.

Zeonbud Limited is the nation-wide licensed Digital Terrestrial Television operator transmitting Ukraine’s 33 major channels covering a wide range of quality broadcast content. Through this long-term contract, it will leverage the coverage of the Eutelsat 9B satellite over Ukraine to feed its DTT network, and potentially extend its offer to a DTH service beyond the reach of its existing tower infrastructure.

Commenting on the agreement, Philippe Oliva Eutelsat’s Chief Commercial Officer said: “We are excited to welcome Zeonbud with its high-quality content offer as part of our line-up on Eutelsat 9B, further consolidating our position in the dynamic Ukrainian Broadcast market.”

Irina Alyabyeva, Zeonbud’s Chief Executive Officer, added: “We are delighted to partner with Eutelsat and leverage the 9° East position to ensure the best quality of service delivery of our of national channels to our viewers, and access the optionality of extending our reach through alternative distribution models.”