Press Releases

TV Peru Expands Distribution of its HD Content Domestically and Internationally with Intelsat’s Leading Video Neighborhoods

Luxembourg, 13 November 2018 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, today announced that the National Institute of Radio and Television of Peru (TV Peru), a leading Peruvian TV broadcaster, has signe...

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Rede Amazônica Expands High-Definition Television Distribution to the Amazon via Intelsat 14

Luxembourg, 17 October 2018 Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, today announced that Rede Amazônica, an affiliate of Rede Globo, will rely on Intelsat to accelerate and expand the reach of its high definition...

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Digital Television is Transforming the Viewing Experience for African Households

By Rob Cerbone, Vice President and General Manager, Media African television broadcasters are racing against the clock. By June 17th, 2020, broadcasters in multiple African countries are expected to migrate their terrestrial television signals from analogue to digital. The digital terrestrial televi...

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Securing Content in a Multi-Platform World: Six Questions Every Media Broadcaster and Programmer Need to Ask

Vinit Duggal, Vice President, Network Engineering In the media world, the quality, reliability and unique nature of a broadcaster’s or programmer’s content is king.  While piracy has been an issue for years, as more consumers cut their cable cord and content moves across multiple platforms,...

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Grupo Televisa Selects Intelsat’s High Performing Satellite Solutions for End-to-End Distribution Services

Luxembourg, 10 September 2018 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, today announced that leading Mexican multimedia company, Grupo Televisa, has extended their contract for Intelsat’s satellite so...

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Intelsat Satellite Solutions are Front and Center at Recent Global Events

Rob Cerbone, Vice President and General Manager, Media It’s been an exciting few months for watching live coverage of significant global events. People around the world have enjoyed viewing the Tour de France, 2018 World Cup in Moscow, the historic Singapore Summit and the Royal Wedding in Windsor...

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Intelsat 38/Azerspace-2: Prepping the Spacecraft for Launch

By Mohinder Guru, Senior Program Manager, Space Systems Acquisition The Intelsat 38/Azerspace-2 satellite, slated for launch on 7 September with Horizons 3e, carries a Ku-band payload that will provide continuity of service for the Intelsat 12 satellite located at 45 degrees East. Intelsat 38 will h...

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C-SPAN Joins Intelsat’s Highly Penetrated Galaxy 14 Video Distribution Neighborhood

Luxembourg, 9 August 2018 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, today announced that C-SPAN, the Washington D.C. based suite of public affairs networks, has signed a new, long-term contract for C-ba...

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Intelsat’s Galaxy Postcards Offer Free, Multicultural Programming in 30 Different Languages

Rob Cerbone, Vice President and General Manager, Media Have you ever relocated or traveled to a foreign country and craved a reminder of life back home? Perhaps you wanted a favorite dish, or to meet someone who spoke your language, or just wanted to see a familiar television show. Finding that conn...

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Reach all of Asia Pacific on ‘Hot-Beam’: Intelsat’s Latest MCPC Solution Delivers Unprecedented Coverage for Distribution to Cable and IPTV Platforms

Rob Cerbone, Vice President and General Manager, Media For many international programmers, Asia Pacific can be a very dynamic, yet daunting region. For one it is geographically vast.  With countries ranging from China and Japan to Thailand and Singapore; India and Malaysia to Australia and New ...

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Intelsat Partners with Globo to Demonstrate 8K Video Transmission during the World Cup

Intelsat 14, the company’s newest video neighborhood serving Latin America, will distribute the premier sporting event to millions of viewers across the region Luxembourg and Brazil, 15 June 2018 – Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in inte...

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CANAL + INTERNATIONAL (formerly CANAL+OVERSEAS) and the Power of Intelsat 35e: Paving the Way for Expansion in the French Caribbean

Rhys Morgan, Regional Vice President, Europe Sales, Intelsat Viewers across the world are clamoring for more high quality, regionalized content wherever they reside. Pay-TV operators are looking at ways to meet their viewers’ needs, expand their programming in the most cost-efficient way and at t...

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Intelsat Debuts New MCPC Platform to Support Regional and International Programmers Looking to Expand Cable, DTH and IPTV Distribution across Central and Eastern Europe

Encompass to Provide Ground and Multiplexing Services Luxembourg, 09 April 2018 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, today announced that it has launched a new, Ku-band Multi-Channel Per Carrier (M...

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STN Extends Services on Galaxy 19 to Fuel Expansion in North America

Luxembourg, 6 April 2018 – Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, today announced that STN, the Satellite Telecommunications Network, signed a multi-year extension with Intelsat for satellite services suppo...

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Growth of Pay-TV Market in Africa Slowed by Lack of Internet Connectivity

By Hans Geldenhuys, Intelsat’s Managing Sales Director, Africa The way in which people in Africa watch television is as varied and diverse as the continent itself. Families with cable might gather around a large flat-screen television in a suburban living room.  Young people in citi...

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The Media Network for the Future: Introducing Galaxy 30

By Kurt Riegelman, Intelsat’s Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Communications  Whether your household was cheering ‘Roll Tide!’ or ‘Go Dawgs!’ last week, you were one of the 28.4 million people benefiting from Intelsat’s North America Galaxy Fleet, the most efficien...

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The Climate Reality Project Goes Global with Intelsat

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore to host live, 24-hour broadcast on climate change; Intelsat provides global contribution and distribution services Luxembourg, 04 December 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satelli...

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Intelsat and TV Catarina Bring Premier Regional Programming to Brazil via the Newest Video Neighborhood, Intelsat 14

Agreement allows TV Catarina to tap into Intelsat’s global distribution network to reach audiences in the Brazilian southern state of Santa Catarina Luxembourg, 20 November 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satell...

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TV Plus Renews Commitment for Satellite Distribution Services on Premier Video Neighborhood Intelsat 19

Luxembourg, 19 November 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, confirmed a multi-year satellite services agreement on Intelsat 19 with TV Plus, a Direct-to-Home television provider servicing div...

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Trinity Broadcasting Network Recommits to the Intelsat Galaxy Fleet, Extending Long-Term Distribution Agreement for Another Decade

Leveraging Intelsat’s distribution platform, TBN programming reaches more than 100 million U.S. viewers Luxembourg, 15 November 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, and longtime customer Tr...

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SatComs is a Cost-Effective, Tested, Reliable Transmission Solution

In this article, Intelsat’s Vice President and General Manager of Media Services Rob Cerbone discusses the launch of Intelsat 35e, the adoption of ultra high definition technology, updates on the IntelsatOne Prism platform and the growth of over-the-top (OTT) platforms in the market. The artic...

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TranSPORT 2017: Nature of Contribution Links Changes as Public Internet Plays Bigger Role

Once upon a time, those involved in the contribution business (and their clients) had one choice: look to the sky, find a satellite, and work to ensure that the signal gets to where it needs to be. But, over the past decade, the contribution business has been transformed, with the use of fiber,...

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Intelsat details Caribbean, US hurricane relief effort

Intelsat has announced its support of a series of organizations providing relief services in the Caribbean as well as helping local and US businesses recover from the three hurricanes that devastated the regions. Read the full article here.  ...

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Intelsat Supports Hurricane Recovery Operations

Intelsat is providing communications services using its Globalized Network and IntelsatOne Flex managed service, a customizable offering that aggregates space segment. Read the full article here.  ...

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Satellite and Technologies Co-Exist to Deliver Ground-Breaking News

For decades, the use of satellite for newsgathering has been the dominant delivery platform for live TV news. But with the convenience cellular technology offers, is satellite still relevant to newsgathering? Intelsat’s Vice President and General Manager of Media Services, Rob Cerbone discusse...

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Intelsat and Globecast Broaden Audience Reach for France 24 with New High-Definition Spanish-Speaking Channel

New, multi-year agreement adds third France 24 channel to highly-penetrated Intelsat 21 video neighborhood in North and Latin America Luxembourg, 12 October 2017 Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, recently a...

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Interview with SET Expo Journal – Márcio Brasil

At the recent SET Expo show, Intelsat’s Márcio Brasil spoke with SET Expo Journal to describe how Intelsat is serving the Latin American media market. Brasil talked about the recent development of Intelsat 14 as an HD distribution neighborhood serving Latin America. View the full interview he...

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TV5Monde selects Intelsat to broadcast live one-day event across five continents

TV network TV5Monde has chosen Intelsat as its broadcast partner to transmit Le Tour du Monde de la Francophonie (The Worldwide Grand Tour of Francophonie) on 21 September. Read the full article here.  ...

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TV5MONDE Rides the Intelsat Globalized Network for Le Tour du Monde de la Francophonie Broadcast

Intelsat to provide seven satellites to enable the upcoming television special, spanning five continents, 23 destinations and multiple time zones  Luxembourg, 20 September 2017 Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite commun...

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Dejero and Intelsat introduce CellSat

The combination of cellular connectivity from multiple mobile network carriers with Ku band IP uplinks provided by Intelsat, forms the basis of Dejero’s new CellSat technology, which should make it easier to go live from virtually anywhere. Read the full article here.  ...

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