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Intelsat and Broadband TV News Explore Media Distribution Market in Central and Eastern Europe

Three-part webinar series now available on demand Intelsat recently hosted a three-part webinar series in partnership with Broadband TV News to discuss the current status and future of the media distribution market in Central and Eastern Europe. We were joined by industry experts who reviewed insig...

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Increased Demand for Content Creates Opportunities for Broadcasters in Africa

Intelsat helps broadcasters tap into growing direct-to-home market and bring in-demand content to more viewers across the continent Viewership habits in Africa are changing as consumers continue to demand a more personalized media experience across a variety of connected devices and one that’s cat...

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Intelsat and Mindset Network’s 18-Year Partnership Expands Access to High-Impact Social, Economic Education Resources across Africa during COVID-19

Longstanding partnership exemplifies Intelsat’s ongoing commitment to Africa’s digital transformation McLean, VA – Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, and Mindset Network NPC, an award-winning developer and distributor of educati...

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Intelsat Helps American Forces Network bring Super Bowl 54 to U.S. Troops around the World

Intelsat’s C-band Fleet has Supported AFN Content Distribution for 15+ Years Former U.S. Marine Staff Sergeant Josh Hauser knows what it’s like to serve overseas and miss out on important events back home. “When things like the Super Bowl or March Madness roll around, it can be hard – your m...

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The Reimagination Imperative: Building Tomorrow’s Media Ecosystem

Bill O’Hara, General Manager, Media Many articles have been written about the disruption occurring within the media industry.  Media platforms have become fragmented and business models upended.  The fact of the matter is that this is not the first time—nor the last—that the content ...

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No Passport Required: Leading Japanese Broadcaster Partners with Intelsat to Bring Viewers to Machu Picchu via BS4K

Bill O’Hara, General Manager, Media Each year, millions of tourists flock to the Andes mountains to take in the breathtaking hilltop views of Machu Picchu and immerse themselves in the lush vegetation and mysteries of the Incan empire. Because Machu Picchu is nestled in the slopes of Peru’s high...

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Intelsat 38 Fact Sheet

Intelsat 38 will host leading Direct-to-Home television platforms for the fast-growing Central and Eastern Europe and Asia-Pacific regions. Learn more about Intelsat 38 here.  ...

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Intelsat and Aldea Join Forces to Deliver an Unparalleled Global Satellite and Fiber Video Distribution Network

Luxembourg and Montreal, Canada, 8 April 2019 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) and Aldea Solutions Inc. announced today that the two companies have entered into a peering relationship to expand satellite and fiber video contribution and distribution networks for media customers globally. This ag...

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The Climate Reality Project and Intelsat Team up to Raise Greater Awareness about the Impact of Climate Change

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore to host live, 24-hour broadcast on climate change; Intelsat providing global contribution and distribution services   Luxembourg, 3 December 2018 Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite com...

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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 th...

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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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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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