DirecTV LatAm to expand HD offering through new satellite

Monday 10 November 2014 | 14:23 CET | News
DirecTV Latin America announced that its new satellite DLA-1 will enable the firm to significantly expand its HD offering across its PanAmericana division, DirecTV Latin America president Bruce Churchill told a conference call with investors. The executive said that the new aircraft will enable the firm to expand its SD offering. The DLA-1 satellite payload is hosted on the Intelsat 30 satellite, a Space Systems/Loral SSL 1300 model spacecraft. The satellite was launched on 16 October on an Ariane 5 vehicle from Kourou, French Guiana. DirecTV PanAmericana division includes Argentina,

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: DirecTV
Countries: Latin America
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