Eurobird

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Eurobird was a series of satellites owned and operated by Eutelsat. The Eurobird satellites provided broadcasting and telecommunication services primarily to the Western and Central European region from orbital positions of 28.5, 25.5 and 33 degrees East. The Eurobird brand was phased out on 1 March 2012, with the satellites becoming part of Eutelsat's main fleet in a company-wide rebranding..

Eurobirds still in operation:

Eurobirds no longer in operation:

  • Eurobird 4A, located at 4° East since June 2009, to be retired in 2012.

Pending investigation of damage caused to the craft, the retired Hot Bird 3 will become Eurobird 10, positioned at 10E alongside Eutelsat W1.

List of providers[edit]

Name Location Website
Eutelsat France www.eutelsat.com
Satellite MEDIA Switzerland www.sat.me
Globecast France www.globecast.com
Wide Network Solutions United Kingdom www.widenetworks.net
SKY Italia Italy www.sky.it
Arqiva United Kingdom www.arqiva.com

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eurobird 9A AFN FAQ". Armed Forces Network Europe. Retrieved 2011-08-15.