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Eutelsat and China Unicom Join Forces to Provide Satellite Communication Services

January 9, 2018 - On the occasion of French President Emmanuel Macron’s state visit to China, Eutelsat Communications has signed a MoU with China United Network Communications Co., Ltd. (China Unicom) that is aimed at addressing the fast-growing satellite communications market in Asia-Pacific in the framework of the “Belt and Road” initiative. The MoU aims in particular to leverage resources on the EUTELSAT 172B satellite to enhance inflight connectivity services across an area stretching from the West coast of North America to Asia, and down to Australia. Cooperation to further develop satellite communication services across the globe is also under consideration.

 
 
 
 
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