Tag Archives: Intelsat

Intelsat opens new office in Nairobi for its African expansion

Intelsat announced the creation of a new sales office in Nairobi, Kenya. The new office is said to increase the companys capacity to meet with its customers which are the leading communications services and media firms in East Africa.The new location will be under the responsibility of Lawrence Mungai which is already experienced in this [...]

Dalkom signed deal with Intelsat to expand DTH services in Africa and Middle East

Intelsat announced that Dalkom Somalia has agreed for satellite services to expand its broadband and Direct-to-Home (DTH) services in East and Central Africa as well as the Middle East. The privately-owned operator based in Somalia signed a multi-year agreement with the firm and will export its broadband enterprise networks to South Sudan and Democratic Republic [...]

Intelsat-OneWeb merger collapses

Intelsat SAs merger with OneWeb collapsed after bondholders failed to back the deal. In a statement, Intelsat said the minimum tender conditions for the Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations had not been satisfied by the May 31 deadline. Intelsat CEO Stephen Spengler said they are disappointed that the bondholders were unwilling to accept the terms [...]

Fracasó la fusión entre Intelsat y OneWeb

El acuerdo para fusionar al operador satelital Intelsat con OneWeb fracasó después de que los tenedores de bonos de Intelsat no respaldaran el acuerdo. En un comunicado, Intelsat informó que no se cumplieron las condiciones mínimas del acuerdo de intercambio de acciones antes de la fecha de cierre, el 31 de mayo. El CEO de [...]

TRT World se expande hacia Latinoamérica

Intelsat y Globecast firmaron un acuerdo multianual para distribuir la versión en inglés de la cadena internacional de noticias TRT World en alta definición a los operadores de América Latina y Asia. Para su distribución en Latinoamérica, Intelsat empleará el satélite Intelsat 21, uno de los cuatro satélites de la empresa que provee servicios de [...]

TRT World expands into Latin America

Intelsat and Globecast have signed a multi-year agreement to distribute the English version of International news channel TRT World in high definition format to cable outlets in Latin America and Asia. For Latin America, Intelsat will use Intelsat 21 satellite, which is one of four satellites comprising Intelsats powerful video neighborhoods serving the Latin America [...]

Intelsat and Encompass deliver NASA TV UHD channel to Latin America

Intelsat announced it has partnered with Encompass Digital Media to deliver NASA TV in Latin America. This way, NASA TV became the first linear Ultra High Definition (UHD) channel available on Intelsats system for Latin American pay TV operators. NASA TV provides coverage of NASA missions, launches, news conferences and special events. The UHD channel [...]

Intelsat y Encompass traen el canal NASA TV en UHD a Latinoamérica

Intelsat anunció una asociación con Encompass Digital Media para distribuir el canal NASA TV a los servicios de TV paga de Latinoamérica. De esta manera, NASA TV se convierte en el primer canal lineal Ultra HD disponible en el sistema de Intelsat para operadores de la región. NASA TV ofrece cobertura de las misiones, lanzamientos, [...]

Sentech boosts media services delivery with Intelsat across Africa

The news has been announced by Intelsat, the operator of the initial Globalised Network. The communications satellite services provider is broadening its relationship with Intelsat for the boosting of its media services delivery across the sub-Saharan African region. Located at 68.5˚ East, the Ku-band services from Intelsat 20, has been leveraged by Sentech for around [...]

Intelsat, OneWeb to merge with SoftBank backing

OneWeb, the U.S company backed by Japan’s SoftBank Group, announced that is merging with satellite operator Intelsat. In a joint statement, the companies said that SoftBank will invest $1.7 billion and retain 39.9% voting stake in the combined company. This deal is intended to reduce Intelsats debt by approximately $3.6 billion. We believe that combining [...]