Press Releases

Intelsat Partners with Globecast to Expand International 24-Hour News Platform, TRT World, into the Americas and Asia

Luxembourg, 22 May 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced that Globecast signed a multi-year agreement with the company to distribute the English version of TRT World in high definitio...

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Latin American Video Neighborhood Adding HD Capacity

By Eileen McGowan, Media Product Manager Video neighborhoods are essential for cable distribution because they connect satellites with thousands of downlink antennas representing millions of subscribers, maximizing the potential audience for a content owner or distributor.  A satellite cable ne...

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Intelsat Extends Agreement with Starz for Galaxy Fleet Programming Distribution in the United States

Luxembourg, 21 April 2017 Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced that leading global media and entertainment company, Starz has extended its commitment for distribution services on the Intelsat Galaxy s...

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Intelsat and Encompass Deliver Award-Winning NASA TV Ultra High Definition Channel to Latin America

Luxembourg, 21 April 2017 Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced that as a result of its partnership with Encompass Digital Media, NASA TV became the first linear Ultra High Definition (UHD) channel ava...

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China Central Television News and Documentary Programming Now Available in High Definition in the Americas via Intelsat 34

Intelsat and China Central Television extend partnership and distribute high definition content in the Americas Luxembourg, 20 April 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced that it sign...

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Game Changer: How We’re Helping Broadcasters Deliver More with Less

By Jack Benjamin, Senior Principal Media Product Marketing Manager Remote newsgathering operation TV news consumption has changed dramatically over the years as consumers are getting their daily dose of news, sports and entertainment from social media or other online news sites. A 2015 Pew Research ...

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Intelsat deepens Vivacom cooperation

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Vivacom to Deliver Digital Terrestrial Television via Intelsat 33e

Intelsat EpicNG platform delivers higher performance, availability for DTT distribution in Bulgaria Luxembourg, 21 March 2017 – Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, today announced that telecom provider Vivacom,...

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Intelsat extends Russian presence

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Intelsat, Sentech expand distribution relationship

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Intelsat, Orion Express Extend Russia Media Services Agreement

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Intelsat, Sentech Expand Media Distribution Relationship on Intelsat 20 Satellite to Deliver More Content Across Africa

Luxembourg, 20 March 2017 – Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, today announced that Sentech, a leading broadcasting signal distributor in Africa, has extended and expanded its relationship with Intelsat to bol...

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Intelsat and Orion Express Extend Agreement to Deliver Media Services Across Russia Using Intelsat 15

Luxembourg, 20 March 2017 – Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, today announced that Orion Express signed a multi-year extension with Intelsat for satellite services supporting direct-to-home (DTH) and media di...

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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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Asia Pacific Video Neighborhood

There is an increasing pressure to further expand media distribution globally and deliver TV content to audiences worldwide. To stay competitive,content providers like you need to explore new and emerging markets to continue to grow subscriber and revenue bases. Click to download Click to download ...

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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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