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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 13/01
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The 2017 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos will take place from 17 to 20 January. This year's meeting will put the focus on “Responsive and Responsible Leadership”.
Tue 17/01
- Press release European Commission Brussels, 17 January 2017 Spain, currently in the corrective arm, considered broadly compliant with the Stability and Growth Pact in 2017; Lithuania, in the preventive arm, deemed at risk of non-compliance pending the assessment of requested flexibility.
Tue 17/01
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 January 2017 Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and United States Trade Representative Michael Froman have today published a joint assessment of the progress made in the negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) since negotiations started in July 2013.
Tue 17/01
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 17 / 01 / 2017 Brussels, 17 January 2017 Mario Monti presents recommendations on the future financing of the EU Today, Mario Monti presents to the College of Commissioners the conclusions on the future financing of the EU, drawn up by an independent...
Tue 17/01
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 17 January 2017 The European Union (EU) surplus in trade in services fell in 2015 for the second year in a row. It stood at €145.9 bn, compared with €170.4 bn in 2014 and a peak of €177.7 bn in 2013.
Mon 16/01
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 16 / 01 / 2017 Brussels, 16 January 2017 Le marché américain s'ouvre de nouveau au bœuf français: déclaration des Commissaires Cecilia Malmström, Vytenis Andriukaitis et Phil Hogan Les Etats-Unis ont annoncé la levée de l'embargo sur les importations de viande bovine en...
Mon 16/01
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 16 January 2017 The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in November 2016 was €184.2 billion, an increase of 6% compared with November 2015 (€173.8 bn).
Fri 13/01
European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 13 January 2017 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 16 janvier 2017 President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Joseph Daul, President of the European People's Party (EPP); and Mr Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group in the...
Fri 13/01
European - Press release Commission Brussels, 13 January 2017 The European Commission has today granted a request by the Republic of Moldova by proposing a Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme of up to EUR 100 million. The proposed assistance would help the country meet its short-term financing needs.
Fri 13/01
- Press release European Commission Brussels, 13 January 2017 Mr Keit Kasemets has been appointed as the new Head of the Commission Representation in Tallinn. Mr Keit Kasemets will take up office as the new Head of the European Commission Representation in Estonia on 16 January 2017.

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