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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. It can be seen in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.


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Mon 25/07
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 July 2016 The Commission has concluded that aid granted by Spain to railway operator ADIF for the construction of a high-speed train test centre in Andalusia does not meet a genuine objective of common interest.
Mon 25/07
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 25 July 2016 Spanning seven years (2014 to 2020) and working with a budget of €77 billion, Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU research and innovation funding programme ever. Today, the European Commission confirmed the calls and other actions of the second year of...
Mon 25/07
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 25 / 07 / 2016 Brussels, 25 July 2016 Commission presents breakdown of €8.5 billion investment in research and innovation in 2017 The European Commission today updated the 2017 work programme of Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation scheme, which will invest...
Sat 23/07
European Commission - Press release Baghdad, 23 July 2016 Commissioner Stylianides announces €104 million for live-saving humanitarian assistance during his third visit to Baghdad, Iraq. The European Commission has announced new humanitarian aid projects worth €104 million to help those affected by the rapidly intensifying conflict in Iraq.
Thu 30/06
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Friday 22 July 2016, the European Commission will adopt its monthly infringements package. These decisions seek to enforce EU law across Europe so that citizens and businesses can benefit fully from the internal market.
Fri 22/07
European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 22 July 2016 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites Lundi 25 juillet Mr Günther Oettinger in Kyiv, Ukraine: meets with Mr Stepan Kubiv, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister of Economic Development and Trade; and with Mr Oleksandr Danchenko,...
Fri 22/07
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 July 2016 Health and Safety: Commission refers LUXEMBOURG to the Court of Justice of the EU over failure to transpose Packaging & Labelling Directive into national law The European Commission is referring Luxembourg to the Court of Justice of the EU over the failure to...
Fri 22/07
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 July 2016 The Commission has decided to refer Greece to the European Court of Justice because it failed to comply with a 2008 Commission decision ordering the recovery of unlawful aid to Hellenic Shipyards.
Fri 22/07
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 July 2016 The first report based on the new "EU International Cooperation and Development Results Framework" provides a selection of results achieved in about 100 partner countries across the globe with the support of EU-funded projects and programmes.
Fri 22/07
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 July 2016 Commission refers Greece, Luxembourg and Romania to the Court of Justice of the EU for failure to transpose the Directive on a single European railway area. Today, the European Commission decided to refer Greece, Luxembourg and Romania to the Court of...

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