Intelsat launches New Dawn MCPC media platform in Africa

Intelsat and GlobeCast have launched the Intelsat New Dawn Ku-band Multi-Channel Per Carrier (MCPC) media platform for Africa. As part of the IntelsatONE terrestrial network, the platform will provide services for regional and international programmers looking to expand their distribution to cable and DTH platforms across sub-Saharan Africa. GlobeCast will provide ground and uplink services […]

Etisalat expands reach with Intelsat

Middle Eastern telco Etisalat has signed a multi-year agreement for capacity on the Intelsat 22 satellite, which is scheduled to launched next month. Abu Dhabi-based Etisalat will use the satellite’s capacity to expand the reach of its broadband and GSM backhaul services to its customers in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and central Asia. “We […]

Intelsat strikes trio of African deals

Satellite operator Intelsat has struck deals with three broadcasters for additional capacity over Africa in 2012. Multichoice Africa has expanded its capacity on Intelsat 904 for contribution services, complementing its agreement for DTH capacity on Intelsat 7 at 68.5° East. India-based Zee Entertainment is also to begin distributing programming via the Intelsat 10 and follow-on […]

Du teams up with Intelsat for distribution platform

UAE service provider du has teamed up with satellite operator Intelsat to jointly offer turnkey multichannel per carrier (MCPC) television programme distribution solutions on the Intelsat 10 satellite at 68.5° East. The new MCPC platform, part of the IntelsatONE network, will enable programmers in the Middle East to reach viewers in the Middle East and […]

Intelsat renews deals in Russia and Romania

Satellite operator Intelsat has signed a multi-year, multi-transponder agreement with Russian DTH operator Orion Express. Under the deal, Intelsat will move a Ku-band satellite to 85° East by the first quarter of 2012 to offer extended capacity to Orion for standard- and high-definition content. The satellite will ensures signal reception from Russia’s western borders to […]

GlobeCast and Intelsat reveal Olympic plans

Broadcast services provider GlobeCast and satellite operator Intelsat have teamed up to offer services to rights holders and non-rights holders at next year’s London Olympic Games. The two parties will offer ‘stand up’ positions and global delivery services from Stratford and central London. From July 20 to August 13 2012, GlobeCast and Intelsat will provide […]

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