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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 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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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 Media Services

Capture and Expand Your Audience By utilizing Intelsat’s media services, your company can efficiently distribute programming and serve the demands of your legacy network while still being able to capture new audiences worldwide. Click to view the brochure here. ...

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Advancing New Television Technologies

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New Year’s Resolution

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Harmonic and Intelsat to Launch a UHD Demo Channel in North America

Intelsat’s Galaxy 13 Satellite to Deliver 2160p60 Video Content Enabled by Harmonic’s Spectrum™ Server and Electra™ X3 Advanced Media Processor AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, 8 September 2015 – As consumer demand for Ultra High Definition (UHD) content and televisions continues to gr...

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Prime Time NBA Game is a Slam Dunk in Live 4K UHDTV

By Peter Ostapiuk, Vice President, Media Product Management As 4K UHDTV gets closer to becoming mainstream, Intelsat and its ecosystem partners continue to prove the readiness of 4K UHDTV technology and the ecosystem. Last Tuesday night, Intelsat, Time Warner Cable Sports and our ecosystem partners ...

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Global Survey of Media Executives Reveals that 4K Ultra High Definition Television is Headed for Broad Adoption

63% expect 4K UHDTV consumption to be mainstream within five to seven years; 42% have made the decision to launch a 4K UHDTV service and have a specific timeframe for its rollout, with 23% planning to launch in less than four years; 35% of non-technical executives expect Direct-to-Home (DTH) w...

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Global Survey of Media Executives Forecasts 4K Ultra High Definition TV Adoption and Business Models

4K UHDTV Adoption According to a recent Intelsat survey of professionals responsible for implementing 4K Ultra High Definition Television (4K UHDTV) technology for the world’s leading programmers, broadcasters and direct-to-home platform operators, 63% believe that 4K UHDTV will reach penetration ...

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At the Forefront of 4K: Intelsat, BT, Ericsson, Newtec and Sony Demonstrate Next Steps to Make True 4K UHDTV a Commercial Reality

Luxembourg, 4 April 2014 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), the world’s leading provider of satellite services, along with partners BT Group Plc (NYSE: BT), Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), Sony (NYSE: SNY) and Newtec, will demonstrate the next iteration of a true 4K Ultra High Definition Television (4K UHD...

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