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ESPN BRAZIL CHOOSES SES WORLD SKIES FOR REGIONAL HD DISTRIBUTION

Friday, June 24, 2011   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Randall Barney
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Leading sports programmer delivers global and local HD programming across Latin America via NSS-806

Washington, DC - June 24th, 2011 - Home to Latin America's premium programming, SES WORLD SKIES, a division of SES S.A. (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), today announced a new capacity deal with ESPN Brazil to deliver HD sports content from around the world to homes across the region.

As part of the strategic agreement, ESPN Brazil is utilizing 18MHz of C-band capacity on SES WORLD SKIES' NSS-806 satellite to distribute one HD and one SD sports channels to cable television transmission stations throughout Latin America. ESPN Brazil now delivers three key channels into Latin America over a combined 27MHz of capacity on NSS-806. ESPN Brazil's programming will seamlessly move to the advanced SES-6 satellite, which is scheduled for launch in 2013. Read More>>

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