Grupo Televisa chooses Intelsat's satellite solutions for end-to-end distribution services

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world´s first Globalized Network and provider of integrated satellite communications, has announced that Mexican multimedia company, Grupo Televisa, has extended its contract for Intelsat´s satellite solutions, the company said.

As part of the new, multi-year agreement, Grupo Televisa will leverage Intelsat´s global hybrid network to distribute its pay-TV programming to viewers throughout Europe via Intelsat 35e located at 325.5°East and the IntelsatOne terrestrial network.

Intelsat will transport the signals from Televisa´s master control in Mexico City via IntelsatOne´s terrestrial network to the company´s teleport in Fuchsstadt, Germany, for turnaround services of its content throughout Europe. Intelsat is providing a fully managed service offering for Televisa´s European distribution, including monitoring the signal and providing immediate response to ensure efficient, reliable and high-quality content delivery at all times.

Intelsat operates the world´s first Globalized Network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat´s Globalized Network combines the world´s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services. For more information, visit www.intelsat.com.