Tag Archives: Intelsat

FTA satellite TV ‘PremiumFree’ launched in South Africa

PremiumFree, a free-to-air satellite television, has launched in South Africa. However, the newly launched platform has been around since 2018 in Ghana and Nigeria where it exports its 25 free channels to the country. The service uses Intelsats IS20 satellite and is now available via 40 million installed satellite dishes. Craig Kelly, CEO of AfricaXP, [...]

Liquid Telecom and Intelsat have partnered to deliver reliable internet service in Africa

Intelsat, worlds largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, has just announced a joint venture with Africa leading telecom group, Liquid Telecom. The two companies have collaborated for over four years to deliver Liquid Telecoms very-small-aperture terminal (VSAT) service over Intelsats satellite feet, by providing robust and reliable communications network to communities, schools and business in [...]

Intelsat and Stratosat to offer broadband in Central Africa

Intelsat S.A. has inked a deal with Stratosat Datacom to enable delivery of high-speed broadband services to sites across Central Africa. The companies will offer internet and Virtual Private Networking (VPN) connectivity to markets in the region that lacked access to reliable communications capabilities. The Stratosat NextGen managed service powered by Intelsats FlexEnterprise [...]

Discover Dataxis’ latest TV and Telco insights at Nextv CEO Africa from 14th to 16th May

 According to Dataxis latest research, 102 million households in the sub-Saharan region have access to television among the 225 million households constituting the region for the year 2018. Even though, the penetration is progressing, reaching 42% in 2018 compared to 40% in 2017, television has not yet fully penetrated into sub-Saharan African homes. Households receiving [...]

TV Perú mejora su señal de TDT y planea lanzamiento de canal internacional en HD tras renovar con Intelsat

El canal público peruano TV Perú, perteneciente al Instituto Nacional de Radio y Televisión, renovó contrato con la compañía satelital Intelsat en virtud de sumar calidad y alcance sobre el territorio peruano de su canal de TDT (Televisión Digital Terrestre) y posicionarse de cara al próximo lanzamiento de su señal internacional en alta definición. A [...]

Peru TV improves its DTT signal and plans the international cannel launching in HD after new deal with Intelsat

Peruvian public channel Peru TV, part of the Instituto Nacional de Radio y Televisión, resign their contract with satellite Company Intelsat in order to bring quality and range over the Peruvian territory for their DTT channel, and also settle facing the launching of their international signal in high definition. Locally, Peru TV continues using Intelsat [...]

Rede Amazônica amplia distribuição de sinal HDTV com Intelsat 14

A operadora de satélites Intelsat anunciou que Rede Amazônica, afiliada da Rede Globo, usará o Intelsat14 para acelerar e ampliar o alcance de sua programação HDTV na região amazônica. Como parte de um novo contrato plurianual, a Rede Amazônica fará a distribuição de seu conteúdo em Banda-C através do Intelsat 14, localizado a 45.0º W. [...]

Transferencia de más espectro en banda C requerirá nuevos satélites

Intelsat afirmó que algunos operadores se verían forzados a comprar nuevos satélites en caso de que los reguladores de EE. UU exijan la transferencia de 200 o más MHz de espectro de banda C a las compañías de telefonía celular, para el despliegue de 5G, según reportó Space News. Desde la FCC dijeron que los [...]

TV Peru Internacional expands reach in Latin America

The international channel of TV Peru is now available throughout the American continent. Since October 1, it is hosted on Intelsat 11 satellite, which allows it to expand its coverage. This was announced on social networks by Hugo Coya, Chairman of State-run National Institute of Radio and Television of Peru (IRTP). “I am pleased to [...]