Eutelsat 8 West B is a satellite with dedicated coverage of Ethiopia on its East beam and is part of the 7/8° West video neighbourhood.
Canal+ is planning a broadcast offering encompassing a DTH pay-TV package of some 50 premium channels.
The move is in line with the efforts of several African governments to combat Covid-19 by allowing access to care for a large number of people.
A multi-year contract with Eutelsat will enable Travel Africa Network to broadcast content to Europe and the MENA region.
RCS will use Ku-Band band capacity on EUTELSAT 7B to broadcast its free-to-air DTH bouquet to the Ghanaian market and over 40 other countries in Africa.
The launch of Eutelsat Quantum, planned for the third quarter of calendar 2020, is likely to be delayed, the company announced.
NSR believes the overreaction by markets calls into question the long-term strategy adopted by several publicly listed operators.