Intelsat signs new satellite deal with Grupo Televisa

Intelsat announced a new deal with Grupo Televisa, a top multimedia company in Mexico, to use high-throughput (HTS) Ku-band beams on Intelsat 35e satellite for its distribution needs in Europe.
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Grupo Televisa will leverage Intelsat’s hybrid network to distribute its pay-TV programming to viewers in Europe via Intelsat 35e located at 325.5°East and the IntelsatOne terrestrial network.

Intelsat said it 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 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.

William Aguirre, director of satellite operations, Televisa, said: “Intelsat’s network and managed media solutions have enabled us to expand into new markets, cost efficiently distribute high quality content to viewers across Europe.”

Intelsat is exhibiting its media services at Hall 1.C71 during the IBC 2018 Conference in Amsterdam 13-18 September.