Intelsat signs deal with Spanish Broadcasting System

Intelsat signed a new multi-year contract with
Spanish Broadcasting System of Miami, Florida. Under
this agreement, Spanish Broadcasting System will use Intelsat
complete network of satellite, teleport and fiber for distribution of
its Mega TV network programming to cable operators, direct-to-home (DTH)
providers, and free-to-air affiliates throughout the continental United
States, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

SBS will transport its Mega TV content via fiber to one of Intelsat
Miami video points-of-presence, from which the content will be
backhauled via fiber to Intelsat
’s Ellenwood,
Georgia Teleport for encoding, multiplexing and transmission on Intelsat
Galaxy 13 satellite at 127.0

“In the global society that we live in today,
’s imperative that we have a robust network
in place that provides us with strategic distribution points, in real
time, allowing us to seamlessly expand into new markets,

said Cynthia Hudson-Fernandez, Executive Vice President and Chief
Creative Officer of Mega TV.
“Mega TV is
growing at a very fast pace, and our requirements of key viewership
access in the Americas, be it DTH, cable or otherwise, could only be met
through Intelsat.

satellite, teleport and fiber network offers the most comprehensive
transmission platform in the industry today,

said Carmen Gonzalez-Sanfeliu, Intelsat
Regional Vice President, Latin America and the Caribbean.
our network we offer broadcasters the best video neighborhoods,
resulting in the most efficient programming distribution platform.

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