Press Releases

Romantis Goes ‘Epic’ for Enhanced OU Services Using Intelsat EpicNG

Transitioning to Intelsat EpicNG enables Romantis to deliver higher performance to smaller antennas, broader coverage Luxembourg, 06 February 2017 – Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, today announced that Roma...

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2017 Outlook for Europe

European Consumers Watch More and Expect More – But Are Frugal When They Have to Pay for Content and Connectivity By Joost Hageman, Senior Principal Regional Marketing Manager Like much of the developed world, consumers in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa are looking for better access to n...

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2017 Trends in Media

Media Sector Stretches in 2017 as it Looks to Become All Things to All Viewers Peter Ostapiuk, Head of Media Product Services, Intelsat The embrace of linear over-the-top (OTT) and time-shifted viewing along with the growing use of mobile devices by end users has been driving change in the media sec...

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2017 Outlook for Africa

Telecom and Media Markets in Africa will embrace the unique opportunity of Mobile growth By Arsene Sol-Loza, Senior Principal Regional Marketing Manager, Africa Africa is the world’s fastest growing mobile phone market, yet over 300 million of the continent’s 1.13 billion residents still lack ac...

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VISTA Worldlink Case Study

VISTA Worldlink showcases viral marketing idea by promoting tourism for cities suffering from winter weather.    ...

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Intelsat Delivers Global Broadcast for Climate Reality Project

Intelsat’s Globalized Network provides contribution, distribution services for 24-hour global streaming event hosted by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore Luxembourg, 05 December 2016 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satel...

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Digital Television Slowly Coming to African Viewers

By Annemarie Meijer A decade ago, the International Telecommunications Union set an ambitious goal of having all of Africa’s broadcast companies converted to digital terrestrial television by mid-2015. Digital broadcasting uses less spectrum than analog signals, and the ITU intended that the conve...

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Newly Launched IS-36 Enhances Resiliency For Media Customers in the Indian Ocean Region

By Terry Bleakley, Regional Vice President, Asia-Pacific Sales Television broadcasters and cable providers that rely on satellites for program delivery don’t want “almost” 100% reliability — they want exactly 100%, with no chance whatsoever that a signal might fail and cut off a video f...

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Nine Network Australia Selects Intelsat to Distribute Domestic Television Programming

Intelsat will provide satellite connectivity and global fiber services via the IntelsatOne network to bring news content from around the world to Australia Luxembourg, 24 October 2016 – Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite ba...

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Intelsat 36 Enters Service: Delivering High Definition Entertainment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Luxembourg, 06 October 2016 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, today announced that the Intelsat 36 satellite has entered service, providing broadcasting and direct-to-home (DTH) services for Africa’s Mu...

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At IBC and VSAT, Talk Abounds of Challenges and Evolving Technologies

Before the recent IBC and VSAT conferences fade too far from memory, we want to share some of the insights Intelsat’s leaders gained at these events after attending presentations and talking to customers. Below, Intelsat’s attendees discuss the most talked-about challenges, and the main technolo...

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Arqiva and Intelsat Renew International Distribution for Premium Sports

Companies to deliver live broadcasts to football fans in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific regions Luxembourg, 9 September 2016 – Intelsat (NYSE:  I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced today that Arqiva has extended i...

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SET Expo Highlights 15%-30% Efficiency Gains Delivered by Intelsat EpicNG , Newtec and Casablanca Online for 4K-UHDTV Distribution

By Carmen Gonzalez-Sanfeliu, Intelsat’s Regional Vice President, Latin America and the Caribbean In order to satiate consumer demand for higher quality and more immersive viewing experiences from any device, media companies and broadcasters are pushing for further innovation across the ecosystem. ...

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Encompass Digital Media Expands its Relationship with Intelsat in North America

Intelsat’s Galaxy 13 satellite to host NASA TV’s HD and 4K UHD distribution channels in North America Luxembourg and Amsterdam, 6 September 2016 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced today that...

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Intelsat Announces Successful Launch of Intelsat 36

Expands MultiChoice’s Leading Direct-to-Home Services in Sub-Saharan Africa Luxembourg, 24 August 2016 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, today announced the successful launch of the Intelsat 36 satellit...

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Trinity Broadcasting Network Delivers Religious Programming to Millions of Viewers in North America via Intelsat’s Premier Video Neighborhood

Intelsat’s Galaxy 14 is the highest penetrated cable distribution satellite in North America Luxembourg, 22 July 2016 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced today that Trinity Broadcasting Network (...

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Intelsat Announces Successful Launch of Intelsat 31

Provides enhanced media capacity for Latin America Luxembourg, 09 June 2016 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced the successful launch of the Intelsat 31 satellite, which is hosting the DLA-2 payl...

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Intelsat and KDDI Turn Rio into the First EpicNG Games

Luxembourg, 1 June 2016 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced today that KDDI Corporation (KDDI), a Japan-based global telecommunications company, is utilizing Intelsat’s next-generation high throu...

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Intelsat 31 Fact Sheet

Serving Intelsat Customers throughout the Americas Intelsat 31 is a 20-kilowatt class C- and Ku-band satellite which will enhance Intelsat’s C-band infrastructure serving Latin America, and DIRECTV Latin America, and will use the Ku-band payload to expand its current DTH entertainment offerings fo...

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Migration to Pay HDTV Increases Demand for Satellite Capacity

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Intelsat and Harmonic 4K UHD and HDR Demo Channel

As 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) gets closer to becoming mainstream, there is an increased likelihood both UHD and High Dynamic Range (HDR) technologies will be combined to provide an optimal immersive viewing experience to TV consumers. Intelsat and Harmonic partnered to create the HVN Intelsat...

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Rio 2016: Setting the Stage for the Games of the Future

By Peter Ostapiuk, Head of Media Product Services The upcoming 2016 Summer Games in Rio will showcase the top athletes from around the globe as well as the cutting edge technologies that deliver this unifying event to the world. As the media landscape continues to shift and viewers’ demands evolv...

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Intelsat and Harmonic Deliver Ultra High Definition and High Dynamic Range Demo Channel to the Americas

Intelsat will expand its UHD and HDR demo channel for Latin America viewing via Intelsat 14 at 315° East, an emerging media platform in Latin America NAB Show, Las Vegas and Luxembourg, 18 April 2016 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by it...

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An EpicNG Evolution of the Games

Intelsat’s satellites have made live coverage of events possible since 1968 with coverage of the first Games. Today, we are the first operator to provide next-generation, high throughput satellite spot beams to support Occasional Use broadcasting. Download the Infographic here ...

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Intelsat and Encompass Digital Media Deliver Programming to 64 Million Households Across North America

Luxembourg, 18 April 2016 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced today that Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company delivering end-to-end video solutions to broadcast and media co...

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Media: Embracing New Markets, New Formats

The media sector of today is hardly recognizable from a decade ago. There are few businesses that have embraced globalization to the extent of the media sector. Not only is there a need to distribute content internationally, maximizing viewership, there is also a need to create new formats for mul...

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Intelsat’s Premier Video Neighborhoods to Distribute BBC World News Channel to Millions of Viewers around the Globe

Luxembourg, 14 April 2016 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced today that BBC World News, a leading global news TV channel, has renewed and expanded its contract for use of multiple Intelsat premier ...

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Intelsat Occasional Use

Supporting Your 24/7 Worldwide News and Special Event Coverage Working with Intelsat, you can transmit breaking and scheduled news events, provide comprehensive coverage of major sporting events, distribute syndicated programming and leverage new media applications such as file transfer or IP stream...

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