October 29, 2021 – Eutelsat Communications and Nilesat, Egypt’s premier satellite operator, have agreed partial renewal terms for Ku capacity at Eutelsat’s 7° West position, part of the 7/8° West video hotspot, for broadcast services across the Middle East. The multi-year, multi-transponder agreement represents the partial renewal of capacity by Nilesat at enhanced terms. Eutelsat and Nilesat’s 7/8° West video hotspot represents the most powerful, widespread and dense footprint in the Middle East and North Africa, reaching 90 percent of TV homes in the region. It is one of the most dynamic neighborhoods in the global satellite TV market with over 60 million homes and 1,000 channels.