Televisa Secures Capacity Deal With SES
Televisa, a leading Mexican multimedia company, has contracted capacity on SES’s AMC-9 satellite at the orbital position of 83 degrees West.
The premium content on AMC-9, combined with the on-going investment in seeding the cable headends, strengthens SES’s existing cable neighborhood on AMC-9 in Mexico.
The agreement is the latest success in the continuing globalization of SES’s video business. Over the last three years SES’s technical reach in Latin America has grown to 24 million households, while the number of TV channels broadcast over SES satellites to this region has doubled. Looking forward, a new satellite, SES-10, will be launched in the second half of next year. It will have 55 transponders on board, of which 27 incremental transponders at the 67 degrees West orbital slot. It will thus support SES’s continued growth in Latin America by capturing additional TV audiences via an improved viewing experience with more choice of channels and higher quality broadcast formats.