Grupo Televisa Leverages Intelsat's High-Performance Galaxy Satellites

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), provider of integrated satellite communications, recently announced that Mexican multimedia company, Grupo Televisa, will distribute its premium, over-the-air television networks via Intelsat´s Galaxy satellites to Digital Terrestrial Television stations, reaching many homes throughout Mexico, the company said.

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 program distribution, contribution and affiliate connectivity in Mexico. Galaxy 16, located at 99° West, and Galaxy 19, located at 97° West, are part of Intelsat´s Galaxy satellite neighborhood, delivering broadcast network distribution services across North America.

Intelsat operates a Globalized Network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. Its 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.