Intelsat And SBS Announce New Contract

By | October 4, 2007 | Broadcasting, ST Briefs

[10-05-07 – Satellite Today]  Intelsat Ltd. has signed a new multi-year contract with Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS), the company announced Oct. 4.

SBS will use Intelsat’s network of satellite, teleport and fiber in order to distribute programming to cable operators, direct-to-home providers and free-to-air affiliates throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

SBS will transport its Mega TV content via fiber to one of Intelsat’s Miami video points-of-presence, from which the content will be backhauled via fiber to Intelsat’s Ellenwood, Georgia Teleport for encoding, multiplexing and transmission on Intelsat’s Galaxy 13 satellite at 127.0° W.

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