Intelsat has announced that UK-based ViewAfrica has contracted for additional capacity on the Intelsat 10 satellite for increased channel distribution. ViewAfrica Network is distributing free-to-air programming bouquets to all the Sub-Saharan countries. “The Intelsat 10 satellite is the most attractive payload for us, containing multiple high-powered beams focused on the regions we seek to grow our business,” said Awaes Jaswal, CEO, ViewAfrica Network in a prepared statement.
“The IS-10 Ku-band service is ideally suited for DTH applications. We are working closely with customers like ViewAfrica in building and growing some of the most popular broadcast communities worldwide,” said Jean Philippe Gillet, Intelsat’s Regional Vice President, Europe and Middle East Sales. ”
The Intelsat 10 satellite is the company’s premier video neighborhood for Africa. ViewAfrica Network, uplinking out of Stellar in Germany, carries a free-to-air bouquet of religious and general entertainment programming that currently includes the Daystar, LoveWorld, Press TV and Supreme Master TV networks.