Intelsat and China Central Television in Americas HD deal

Friday 21 April 2017 | 11:16 CET | News

Satellite operator Intelsat has announced a multi-year agreement with China Central Television (CCTV) to distribute five high definition (HD) channels in the Americas. Under the terms of the deal, CCTV wwill expand its footprint in the Americas from its current bouquet on Intelsat 21 by distributing new HD channels on Intelsat 34. Three HD channels – CCTV-4, CGTN and CGTN Documentary – are available now on Intelsat 34, with two additional HD channels – CGTN-Francais and CGTN Espanol – to be added in the near future.

Intelsat 34, located at 304.5 degrees East, currently reaches more than 29 million cable subscribers and delivers distribution services for several premium and sports channels.

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