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Televisa Renews and Expands Capacity on Eutelsat Satellites

By Veronica Magan | April 14, 2015

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      [Via Satellite 04-14-2015] Televisa has renewed and increased capacity on three Eutelsat Communications satellites with coverage of the Americas. The multi-year, multi-transponder contract strengthening the longstanding relationship between Televisa and Eutelsat was announced at the NAB show in Las Vegas, Nev.

      The new contract, which includes distribution of HD content, increases capacity on the Eutelsat 117 West A satellite and extends leases on Eutelsat 113 West A and Eutelsat 115 West A for distribution of some of Televisa Networks’ key channels to cable headends across the Americas. The capacity will also serve Televisa Networks’ requirements for capacity for contribution and occasional use.

      Televisa Networks, a subsidiary of Grupo Televisa, specializes in the design, production, programming and distribution of 25 owned TV brands and three represented brands in the pay-TV market. It serves a multi-million subscriber base and is present in markets in Mexico, the United States, Latin America, Canada, Europe and Africa.