Satellite Telecommunications Network (STN) has signed a multi-year extension with Intelsat supporting DTH and media distribution services in North America via the Galaxy 19 satellite.
Commenting on the development, Mitja Lovsin, CCO of STN, said: “Intelsat’s Galaxy 19 satellite enables us to reliably distribute premium programming and deliver regionalised content from the Middle East and Asia to millions of homes across North America.
“The quality, unparalleled coverage and efficiency provided by Galaxy 19 have spurred the rapid growth of our media distribution services in North America. Our continued partnership with Intelsat will enable us to further build our subscriber base and deliver more compelling programming and services to our customers”.
Rob Cerbone, Intelsat’s VP and general manager, media, added: “Galaxy 19 enables service providers such as STN to reliably and cost-efficiently deliver programming to millions of homes across the continental United States, the Caribbean, Alaska and Hawaii and Mexico.
“Its premier multicultural video neighborhood provides a perfect venue for STN to distribute content, grow their subscriber base and achieve a strong return on their investment.”
STN is a leading teleport based in Slovenia. It provides global solutions while also serving individual regional markets in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and the Americas.