ViacomCBS Networks International Chooses Intelsat for Video Distribution

Intelsat, operator of the world´s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, has announced it has been selected to continue distributing content for ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) in Central Europe, Eastern Europe and across the Asia Pacific region, the company said.

Intelsat was chosen for its unique ability to deliver managed media services, global coverage and integrated satellite distribution and terrestrial network.

VCNI delivers premium content through notable brands such as BET, MTV and Nickelodeon to a worldwide audience of billions across both traditional and emerging platforms.

In the Central and Eastern European market, VCNI harnesses the extensive reach of Intelsat´s direct-to-home (DTH) platform on the 1 West video neighborhood to deliver its premium programming. The Intelsat 1 West neighborhood can reach more than 17.8 million viewers across the region.

In Southeast Asia, VCNI leverages the Intelsat 19 (IS-19) satellite to serve its distribution affiliates, including cable headends, throughout the region. The IS-19 video neighborhood can reach up to 70 million viewers in Asia Pacific.

VCNI will also continue to utilize Intelsat´s terrestrial uplink services to distribute its video content across key Asian and Central and Eastern European markets, including remote and hard-to-reach areas.

As the foundational architects of satellite technology, Intelsat operates the world´s largest and most advanced satellite fleet and connectivity infrastructure. Learn more at Intelsat.com.