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June 10th, 2010

Intelsat... BBC World News Buys In... (SatBroadcasting™)

[SatNews] BBC World News has signed a renewal and expansion contract for satellite and teleport services with Intelsat S.A. to distribute programming to audiences throughout Asia-Pacific and the Americas regions. Intelsat's distribution solution includes satellite capacity on four satellites plus teleport and fiber services via its IntelsatONE(sm) terrestrial network. To reach viewers in the Asia-Pacific region, BBC World News will use capacity on the Intelsat 8 and the Intelsat 5 satellites, located at 166 degrees East and 169 degrees East, respectively.

For distribution into the Americas, BBC World News will use capacity on the Intelsat 9 and the Galaxy 13 satellites, located at 58 degrees West and 127 degrees West, respectively. Uplinking services will be carried out at Intelsat's teleports located in Ellenwood, Georgia; Napa, California; and Paumalu, Hawaii.