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What is Europe by Satellite?

EbS, the European Union's TV information service, was launched in 1995 and provides EU related audiovisual material via satellite to media professionals. The programming consists of a mix of live events, news items, stockshots on EU policies and issues.

EbS offers

  • Institutional content from the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Council of Ministers, the European Central Bank and other institutions.
  • Live coverage of press conferences and briefings from the institutions, EP plenary sessions, European Councils;
  • Stockshots, info clips and Video News Releases produced by the Audiovisual Services and other EU institutions;
  • On line streaming of live and on demand EbS items up to 7 days following the original transmission;
  • On line broadcast quality video and audio files (MPEG2 and MP3 respectively) available for download directly from the website.

EbS footprint

EbS is transmitted using a non-encrypted signal which can be received using easily available equipment.


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Fri 12/10
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 16 October, Commissioner for Education, Youth, Culture and Sport, Tibor Navracsics is hosting a seminar to launch this year's edition of the Education and Training Monitor. The Monitor analyses and compares the main challenges for European education systems.
Tue 16/10
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 16 October 2018 Today marks one year since the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia. Today, we honour the hard work and relentlessness of Daphne, of Jan Kuciak and many other journalists who sacrifice everything they have – sometimes even their lives – to seek the...
Fri 21/09
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 15 and 16 October Commissioner for the Security Union Julian King, in collaboration with the European Commission's Security Union Task Force and the European Political Strategy Centre, is organising a High-Level Conference on ‘Election Interference in the Digital Age: Building Resilience to...
Mon 15/10
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 October 2018 The EU and Somalia signed on 14 October an agreement to provide €100 million to the Somali budget over the next two and a half years. These funds will support the Federal Government's reforms to build a unified, federal state.
Mon 15/10
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 October 2018 Major progress in establishing battery manufacturing in Europe in only one year One year on from the launch of the European Battery Alliance (EBA), the Commission Action Plan is in place, the first pilot production facilities are being built and further...
Mon 15/10
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 October 2018 Modex Romania is the largest ever emergency medical exercise conducted in the EU The 2018 Modex Romania is the largest medical exercise ever conducted in the framework of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and is taking place in Bucharest, Romania until...
Mon 15/10
Commission - Fact Sheet European Brussels, 15 October 2018 Why does the EU need to produce batteries instead of importing them? IP/18/6114   Why does the EU need to produce batteries instead of importing them? The battery will represent a high proportion of the value added in the car of...
Mon 15/10
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 15 / 10 / 2018 Brussels, 15 October 2018 President Juncker participates in Tripartite Social Summit Tomorrow, 16 October, President Juncker will participate in the Tripartite Social Summit taking place in Brussels.
Mon 15/10
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 15 October 2018 Ladies and Gentlemen It is my pleasure to be with you today and to participate for the second time in this unique moment of the telecommunication year in Brussels.
Mon 15/10
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 15 October 2018 Today, EU Member States in the Council authorised the signature and conclusion of the trade and investment agreements between the EU and Singapore. Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström said: "I am very pleased that Member States have given their formal backing to...

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