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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 and TV5MONDE are partnering to broadcast Le Tour du Monde de la Francophonie [The Grand Tour of the World of Francophonie} on September 21st. 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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Carmen González Sanfeliú: Agreement with Televisa shows confidence in our technology

The new multi-year agreement between Intelsat and Televisa is a sign of the trust that exists between the two companies to expand Televisa’s capabilities domestically, especially for distribution.  Read the full article here. Watch the video interview here.  ...

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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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Televisa, Intelsat extend Mexican satellite-DTT partnership

Under a new, multi-year and multi-transponder agreement, Televisa will use C-band services on Intelsat’s Galaxy 16 and Galaxy 19 satellites to deliver programme distribution, contribution and affiliate connectivity in Mexico. Read the full article here.  ...

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Intelsat wins Televisa capacity

Mexican media conglomerate Televisa is to use Intelsat’s Galaxy 16 and 19 satellites for C-band services over the country, and feeding signals into DTT repeaters throughout Mexico. Read the full article here.  ...

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Interview with Intelsat’s Marcio Brasil at SET Expo

Marcio Brasil discusses how IntelsatOne Prism will benefit broadcasters in Brazil and Intelsat’s latest agreement with TV Clube to deliver media services leveraging the Intelsat 14 HD video neighborhood.  Read the full article here. Watch the video interview here.  ...

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Reaching Multi-Cultural Audiences in North America to Maximize Content Distribution

By Rob Cerbone, Intelsat’s Vice President and General Manager, Media Services Viewers migrating to other countries miss many aspects of their homeland. Television programming need not be on the list.  For content producers, there is an opportunity to find a vastly engaged audience for your co...

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Mexico’s Televisa to use Intelsat’s Galaxy satellites

Satellite operator Intelsat has announced a contract to provide C-band services on its Galaxy satellites to Mexican media conglomerate Televisa. Read the full article here.  ...

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Grupo Televisa Extends Partnership to Leverage Intelsat’s High-Performance Galaxy Satellites

Luxembourg,  14 September 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications recently announced that leading Mexican multimedia company, Grupo Televisa, will distribute its premium, over-the-air televis...

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Intelsat agrees Indian teleport distribution deal with LAMHAS

Satellite operator Intelsat has sealed a multi-year deal with Indian teleport operator LAMHAS for satellite services supporting media distribution in India. Read the full article here.  ...

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Intelsat Will Support Media Distribution in India Via Intelsat 20

Intelsat and Lamhas announced a multi-year agreement for satellite services supporting media distribution in India via the Intelsat 20 satellite.  Read the full article here.  ...

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Intelsat Delivers Media Distribution Services for Indian Teleport Operator LAMHAS

Luxembourg, 3 September 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications and LAMHAS, one of the fastest growing teleport operators in India, announced a multi-year agreement for satellite services supporti...

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