BluTV to Launch New Brazilian Broadcast Platform

1Sat Telecomunicaçoes has launched BluTV, a new Direct to Home broadcast platform dedicated to the Brazilian market, leveraging the unparalleled coverage of Eutelsat Communications´ (Euronext Paris: ETL) EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite, the company said.

BluTV´s basic offer will include over 100 channels of films, series, sports, lifestyle, culture and news, broadcast in a mix of standard and high definition.

EUTELSAT 65 West A is a tri-band satellite designed targeting the fast-growing broadcast markets across Latin America. Its high-power Ku-band payload enables DTH reception of digital and HD channels across Brazil.

Founded in 1977, Eutelsat Communications is one of the world´s satellite operators. With a global fleet of satellites and associated ground infrastructure, Eutelsat enables clients across Video, Data, Government, Fixed and Mobile Broadband markets to communicate effectively to their customers, irrespective of their location. For more about Eutelsat go to www.eutelsat.com