Eutelsat tops 6000 channels
But is there a ‘Gorilla in the Room’?
Paris-based satellite operator Eutelsat says it has reached a record total of 6004 channels on its fleet of satellites, and up 263 in the past year. HDTV penetration (757 channels) now stands at 12.6%. Eutelsat is carrying more than 2200 free-to-air channels, on 50 pay-TV platforms. Ultra HD is gaining traction, with the system now carrying 3 UHD channels with other trials underway….
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