Eutelsat broadcasts live charity concert in support of “Croatia helps” effort for flood victims

Eutelsat broadcasts live charity concert in support of “Croatia helps” effort for flood victims

Paris, 26 May 2014 –The Croatian Musician’s Union and Croatian Radio and Television (HRT) along with the cities of Zagreb, Split and Rijeka, the Croatian Composers’ Society and the Croatian Red Cross are tonight combining their efforts for a series of charity concerts in Zagreb, Split and Rijeka entitled “Croatia Helps” for victims of recent catastrophic floods across the region.

To support the relief effort, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) is partnering with HRT on an exceptional free-to-air rebroadcast of the concerts via two satellites delivering pan-European coverage.

The event will be broadcast live from 8pm to approximately 11pm CET by HRT’s flagship channel, HRT1.  Viewers across Europe will be able to watch the event via EUTELSAT 16A, the reference Direct-to-Home neighbourhood in large parts of Central Europe, and, with the support of STN, via Eutelsat’s flagship HOT BIRD position.

Reception details:

HOT BIRD

EUTELSAT 16A

Frequency: 12.520 Vertical

Frequency: 10.721 Horizontal

SR: 27.500

SR: 27.500

FEC: ¾

FEC: ¾

PID: 1091

PID: 111

SID: 9009

SID: 901

 

For donations for flooded areas please consult the Red Cross website below:

www.hck.hr/en/page/emergency-appeal-for-flood-affected-areas-in-croatia-415

About Eutelsat Communications

Established in 1977, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL, ISIN code: FR0010221234) is one of the world’s leading and most experienced operators of communications satellites. The company provides capacity on 36 satellites to clients that include broadcasters and broadcasting associations, pay-TV operators, video, data and Internet service providers, enterprises and government agencies. Eutelsat’s satellites provide ubiquitous coverage of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas, enabling video, data, broadband and government communications to be established irrespective of a user’s location. Headquartered in Paris, with offices and teleports around the globe, Eutelsat represents a workforce of 1,000 men and women from 32 countries who are experts in their fields and work with clients to deliver the highest quality of service.

For more about Eutelsat please visit www.eutelsat.com

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