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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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Fri 02/06
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 29 and 30 June, the College of Commissioners is travelling to Tallinn for its traditional visit to the incoming Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which in the second semester of 2017 will be held by Estonia.
Thu 22/06
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 June 2017 The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation Evonik's acquisition of Huber Silica. The decision is conditional on the divestment of some of both companies' activities related to precipitated silica, a chemical used in tyres, toothpaste, defoamers, paints and...
Thu 22/06
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 June 2017 The EU funding will help meet the needs of the rapidly surging number of South Sudanese fleeing to Uganda. Uganda is now facing the world's fastest growing refugee crisis, due to a continuous and unprecedented influx of people fleeing conflict in...
Thu 22/06
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 22 / 06 / 2017 Brussels, 22 June 2017 European Council 22-23 June: Leaders discuss migration, security, defence and economy Today and tomorrow, EU leaders will discuss a number of priorities that figure on the European agenda, including migration, security, defence, the economy...
Wed 21/06
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 June 2017 The European Commission has fined Automotive Lighting and Hella a total of €26 744 000 for participating in an automotive lighting cartel, in breach of EU antitrust rules. Valeo was not fined as it revealed the cartel to the Commission.
Wed 21/06
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 June 2017 The Commission proposes to mobilise €1.2 billion under the EU Solidarity Fund, the highest sum ever mobilised in a single instalment, following the earthquakes of 2016 and 2017 in the Italian regions of Abruzzo, Lazio, Marche and Umbria.
Wed 21/06
European - Press release Commission Brussels, 21 June 2017 The European Commission has today proposed tough new transparency rules for intermediaries - such as tax advisors, accountants, banks and lawyers - who design and promote tax planning schemes for their clients.
Wed 21/06
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 June 2017 Questions and Answers on new tax transparency rules for intermediaries Why has the Commission proposed new transparency requirements for intermediaries? Today's proposal forms part of the Juncker Commission's ambitious agenda to tackle tax abuse and ensure fairer taxation in the EU.
Wed 21/06
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 21 / 06 / 2017 Brussels, 21 June 2017 European Union receives prestigious Premio Princesa de Asturias de la Concordia award The European Union is very honoured to have been awarded today the prestigious "Premio Princesa de Asturias de la Concordia" award from...
Wed 21/06
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 21 June 2017 Presidente, carissimo Antonio, Presidente Pittella, Sehr verehrte Frau Vorsitzende Zimmer, Meine sehr verehrten Damen und Herren Abgeordnete, Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Unfortunately I cannot express myself in my native language, Luxembourgish, because only a few of you...

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