TV Peru expands channel distribution with Intelsat | Satellite | News | Rapid TV News
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The National Institute of Radio and Television of Peru (TV Peru) has signed a new and expanded contract with Intelsat to enhance its digital terrestrial television (DTT) offering.

tv peru 14 nov 2018Under the multi-year agreement, TV Peru renewed C-band  and Ku-band services on Intelsat 14, the company’s latest video neighbourhood in Latin America, located at 315°E.

TV Peru will rely on Intelsat 14 to distribute content to its television stations and affiliates in Peru as well as to provide contribution services for sports and news-gathering. The broadcaster also plans to launch an international HD channel in Peru using Intelsat 11 at 317°E, which will allow it to expand its content distribution to other parts of South America, North America and Europe.

“TV Peru needs a reliable and comprehensive broadcast solution to launch our international high-definition programming,” said Hugo Coya, CEO of the National Institute of Radio and Television of Peru. “Intelsat is a trusted, long-time partner and the obvious choice for distributing our TV Peru International channel to new viewers throughout the Americas and Europe. Intelsat’s unique dual satellite solution and managed service will enable us to quickly and cost effectively grow our audience.”

Rob Cerbone, vice president and general manager of media at Intelsat, added: “The unprecedented reach of our Latin America video neighbourhoods enables media companies such as TV Peru to economically grow their business. The flexibility, reliability and efficiency of our global network infrastructure will allow TV Peru to confidently launch a new international channel, broaden their reach and delight viewers across three continents with premium, high-quality and entertaining content.”