Singapore--(ANTARA/Business Wire)-- Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks, has renewed its partnership with Sony Pictures Networks India in delivering premium entertainment content to millions of viewers across Asia-Pacific including Southeast Asia where there is a large Indian diaspora.

The renewal of the partnership underscores Intelsat's position as Sony Pictures Networks India’s preferred satellite solutions provider, facilitating the transmission of captivating Indian content to over a billion viewers daily in India and beyond. Leveraging Intelsat's robust satellite infrastructure, Sony Pictures Networks India has achieved unparalleled reach and reliability, providing high uptime.

For over two decades, Sony Pictures Networks India has relied on Intelsat’s resilient satellite infrastructure to distribute its 26 channels, reaching over 700 million viewers. Intelsat’s advanced satellite technology offers several key advantages for broadcasters:

     • Unmatched Reach: Intelsat’s extensive satellite network provides consistent and reliable signal delivery, even to remote areas, making it ideal for reaching viewers across the vast Asia-Pacific region.
     • High Uptime and Reliability: Broadcasters like Sony Pictures Networks India require a solution that can handle live programming. Intelsat’s network offers exceptional uptime and superior signal quality, so viewers receive uninterrupted entertainment.
     • Advanced Protection Features: Intelsat’s satellites are equipped with advanced features that safeguard against signal interference, so that content reaches its intended audience. Additionally, in-orbit back-up solutions provide further redundancy, minimizing downtime in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Intelsat's Media Solutions also empower Sony Pictures Networks India to navigate the dynamic broadcasting landscape with confidence, providing unmatched resiliency and in-orbit protections against interference.

"Sony Pictures Networks India extending its partnership with Intelsat, is testimony to the robustness and reliability of our integrated satellite communication system in an ever-changing world," says Gaurav Kharod, regional vice president, Intelsat. "This contract renewal reflects our shared vision of leveraging advanced satellite technology to drive innovation and enhance connectivity experiences for consumers across Asia-Pacific and Southeast Asia."

About Intelsat

Intelsat’s global team of professionals is focused on providing seamless and secure, satellite-based communications to government, NGO and commercial customers through the company’s next-generation worldwide network and managed services. Bridging the digital divide by operating one of the world’s largest and most advanced satellite fleet and connectivity infrastructures, Intelsat enables people and their tools to speak over oceans, see across continents and listen through the skies to communicate, cooperate and coexist. Since its founding six decades ago, the company has been synonymous with satellite-industry “firsts” in service to its customers and the planet. Leaning on a legacy of innovation and focusing on addressing a new generation of challenges Intelsat team members now have their sights on the “next firsts” in space as they disrupt the field and lead in the digital transformation of the industry.

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