Thursday, January 26, 2006

GlobeCast Renews Contract with Intelsat for IA-5 Capacity

GlobeCast WorldTV renewed a long-term, multi-transponder contract for Intelsat-Americas 5 (IA-5) satellite capacity to support the substantial growth of its international television distribution platform over North America. IA-5, located at 97 degrees W, hosts one of the largest neighborhoods of international video programming in the U.S. and has been home to GlobeCast WorldTV since 1998.

GlobeCast WorldTV is an aggregator and distributor of premium international television and radio channels in North America for delivery via direct-to-home (DTH), cable, IPTV, hotels, multiple dwelling units (MDU's) and commercial establishments. More than 161 WorldTV television and radio channels originate from Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and the Americas, and represent 41 countries in over 33 languages, offering a unique line-up of native homeland programming as well as original in-language programming tailored for U.S. audiences.

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