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Latest EMEA Developments / Analysis

The November-December 2017  issue of  the  Satellite Executive Briefing magazine  focusing on sponsored by Amos Spacecom is now available.  Featuring:

Maritime Satellite Market Trends by Bernardo Schneiderman

Space Debris by Virgil Labrador and Peter Galace

That "Vision" Thing by Lou Zacharilla

The Value of Independent Teleports by David Andres

plus SatcomRus 2017 Conference report, Product and Services MarketPlace Guide to Africacom 2017 Executive Moves, Market Briefs, Vital Statistics and many more.  Click here to read or download the file

 

Amman, Jordan, October 13, 2017--Moving to consolidate its presence in the Middle East, Eutelsat has acquired Noorsat, one of the leading satellite service providers in the Middle East, from Bahrain’s Orbit Holding Group, in a deal valued at US$ 75 million (€63.4m).

EMEA Market Trends

Cambridge, Mass., November 15, 2017–NSR’s VSAT and Broadband Satellite Markets 16th Editionreport found an industry primed for growth again after several challenging years.  NSR forecasts the entire installed base for fixed VSATs to reach 17.8 million active sites by 2026, generating over $25.6 billion in annual service revenues.

Dublin, Ireland, November 14, 2017--The Satellite Modem Market is expected to grow from US$ 296.4 Million in 2017 to US$ 420.4 Million by 2023 at a CAGR of 6.0% Between 2017 and 2023, according to new resaerch from Research and Markets.   The major factors driving the growth of the satellite modem market include continuous innovation by satellite modem manufacturers to ensure the growth of the market, rising need for enriched high-speed data communication, and growing demand for satellite communication from various verticals.

EMEA Executive Moves and Views

Paris, France, November 15, 2017–Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has appointed Gerry O’Sullivan as Executive Vice President, Global TV and Video. In his new role he will drive the product development strategy that ensures that Eutelsat continues to offer customers the most innovative video services across its global footprint.

 

Paris, France, November 8, 2017--The Ordinary and Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today approved the appointment of four new directors: Dominique D'Hinnin, Paul-François Fournier, Esther Gaide and Didier Leroy. Their mandates will be for a term of four years up to the date of the Ordinary General Meeting to approve the financial statements for the Financial Year ending 30 June 2021.

EMEA Events

London, UK, November 16, 2017--With London’s 2017 iteration of the bi-annual GVF-EMP HTS RoundtableEnabling a Brave New World of Opportunity (www.uk-emp.co.uk/current-events/hts-london-2017/) taking place on 5th December 2018 at De Vere, No. 1 Westferry CircusCanary Wharf, E14 4HD, in London’s Docklands, the organisers have announced details of the latest programme panellist/speaker line-up, featuring some 20 contributing organisations.

Moscow, Russia, November 3, 2017--On November 1, 2017 Moscow hosted "SatComRus 2017", the 22nd international conference of operators and users of Russia’s satellite communications network. This year the conference was attended by 360 participants from 92 organizations, and the number of private companies and international representatives has increased.