Eutelsat announces successful launch of Hot Bird 10

On 12 February, Eutelsat Communications announced the successful launch of its Hot Bird 10 satellite by an Ariane 5 ECA rocket from the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

“We will deploy Hot Bird 10 at 7° West to replace Atlantic Bird 4 and to increase from 15 to 26 the number of transponders operating at this position for broadcasting in the Middle East”, says Giuliano Berretta, Chairman and CEO.