Satnews Daily
September 11th, 2018

Intelsat Enjoys a Contract Extension from Grupo Television

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) has announced that Mexican multimedia company, Grupo Televisa, has extended their contract for Intelsat’s satellite solutions and will continue to leverage the powerful high-throughput (HTS) Ku-band beams on Intelsat 35e for their European distribution needs.

Artistic rendition of the Intelsat 35-e satellite.

As part of the new, multi-year agreement, Grupo Televisa will leverage Intelsat’s global hybrid network to distribute its payTV programming to viewers throughout Europe via Intelsat 35e located at 325.5 degrees East and the IntelsatOne terrestrial network. Intelsat will transport the signals from Televisa’s master control in Mexico City via IntelsatOne’s terrestrial network to the company’s teleport in Fuchsstadt, Germany, for turnaround services of its content throughout Europe.

Intelsat is providing a fully managed service offering for Televisa’s European distribution, including monitoring the signal and providing immediate response to ensure efficient, reliable and high-quality content delivery at all times.

Intelsat will have additional information regarding their media services at IBC 2018 at their stand in Hall 1.C71.