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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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Thu 18/10
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 October 2018 Today, the EU and the Republic of Korea have pledged to work closely together to fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing. Today, the EU and the Republic of Korea have pledged to work closely together to fight against Illegal,...
Thu 18/10
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 October 2018 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will contribute €54 million ($62.5 million) to EU efforts to strengthen diagnostic health services in Sub-Saharan Africa under the External Investment Plan.
Thu 18/10
European Commission - Press release Lyon, 18 October 2018 On the occasion of the Marché international du film classique [International Classic Film Market] in Lyon, Mariya Gabriel, the Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, will today present the prototype of a directory of European films, a key action of the...
Thu 18/10
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 18 / 10 / 2018 Brussels, 18 October 2018 ASEM Summit: Meeting of 54 leaders from Asia and Europe gets under way in Brussels The 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit kicks off this evening in Brussels, with Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Council...
Thu 18/10
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] London, 18 October 2018 "This house would say YES to Europe". That was the wording of a motion before this house, 43 years ago, in 1975. That debate is still considered one of the most famous ever held in this beautiful debating...
Wed 17/10
European - Press release Commission Brussels, 17 October 2018 The European Commission today adopted the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements, paving the way for their signature and conclusion. Through this adoption, the Commission is demonstrating its commitment to putting these agreements in place as soon as possible.
Wed 17/10
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 October 2018 Today the European Commission and Breakthrough Energy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish Breakthrough Energy Europe (BEE) – a joint investment fund to help innovative European companies develop and bring radically new clean energy technologies to the market.
Wed 17/10
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 October 2018 Following the success of the first round of DiscoverEU, the European Commission will launch a second competition for free tickets on 29 November 2018. All 18-year-olds in the EU will then have until 11 December 2018 to apply for a free...
Wed 17/10
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 17 October 2018 Creating economic opportunities – defending values. Eliminating customs duties The EU-Vietnam trade agreement willeliminate over 99% of all tariffs, and partly remove the rest through limited zero-duty quotas, known as Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQs).
Wed 17/10
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 17 October 2018 On 29 November 2018, the Commission will open the second round of DiscoverEU, with over 12,000 free tickets for 18 year-olds in the EU to travel in Europe. What is DiscoverEU? DiscoverEU is an EU initiative which offers 18 year-olds a...

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