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February 09, 2016 3:40 AM ET

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Company Overview of Satélites Mexicanos S.A de C.V.

Company Overview

Satélites Mexicanos, S.A. de C.V., together with its subsidiaries, provides fixed satellite services in the Americas. The company operates in two segments, Satellite Services and Programming Distribution Services. It offers communication services to a range of customers, including telecommunications companies; private and state-owned broadcasting networks; cable television programmers; direct-to-home satellite television operators; and public and private telecommunications networks operated by financial, educational, and media companies, as well as governmental entities. The company also provides programming distribution services to offer TV programs in Spanish targeted at Hispanic communiti...

Avenida Paseo de la Reforma 222

Pisos 20 y 21

Colonia Juárez

México City, DF 06600

Mexico

Founded in 1997

172 Employees

Phone:

52 55 2629 5800

Key Executives for Satélites Mexicanos S.A de C.V.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 59
Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer
Age: 44
General Counsel
Age: 36
Director of Human Resources
Age: 37
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Satélites Mexicanos S.A de C.V. Key Developments

StarTV Selects Eutelsat for New Pay-TV Venture in Mexico

StarTV announced the launch of its new Direct-to-Home pay-TV service in Mexico. The new platform will start later this month in the Mexican state of Zacatecas and other parts of the country, replacing the TVZac platform that has been available regionally through microwave distribution. To support its new phase of expansion into DTH, StarTV has signed a multi-year agreement with Eutelsat Americas for capacity on the EUTELSAT 117 West A and EUTELSAT 117 West B satellites.

Axesat Taps Eutelsat 115 West B Satellite for Connectivity Solutions in South America

Axesat recently signed a multi-year, multi-transponder agreement with Eutelsat Americas, part of Eutelsat Communications, to provide corporate services in key South American countries. According to a release, Axesat has chosen the next-generation Eutelsat 115 West B satellite to support its new phase of expansion. The all-electric satellite is on track to enter service next month. Axesat will leverage the new satellite's South American footprint, that spans from Colombia to Chile, to enable customers in energy, agricultural, financial, educational and government sectors to remain connected, even in the most remote locations. Axesat will also use the Eutelsat 113 West A satellite to provide corporate connectivity solutions in Mexico for the banking and retail industries.

Axesat Signs Multi-Year, Multi-Transponder Agreement with Eutelsat Americas to Provide Corporate Services in Key South American Countries

Axesat has signed a multi-year, multi-transponder agreement with Eutelsat Americas to provide corporate services in key South American countries. Axesat has chosen the next-generation EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite to support its new phase of expansion. The all-electric satellite is on track to enter service next month. Axesat will leverage the new satellite s South American footprint that spans from Colombia to Chile, to enable customers in energy, agricultural, financial, educational and government sectors to remain connected, even in the most remote locations. Axesat will also use the EUTELSAT 113 West A satellite to provide corporate connectivity solutions in Mexico for the banking and retail industries. EUTELSAT 115 West B is the first all-electric satellite in Eutelsat s global fleet. With 24 C-band and 41.5 Ku-band equivalent transponders connected to specific service areas including Alaska, Canada, Mexico and South America, exceptional elevation angles and EIRP levels throughout the region, EUTELSAT 115 West B will take Eutelsat s coverage of the Americas to a new level to offer cost-effective solutions for clients providing services that include video broadcasting, broadband access, cellular backhaul, VSAT solutions and social connectivity. Launched in March 2015, EUTELSAT 115 West B is scheduled to enter service in October. It will be followed into orbit in fourth quarter 2015 by the all-electric EUTELSAT 117 West B satellite that will be located at 117° West to boost capacity for Latin America broadcast markets. EUTELSAT 65 West A, the third satellite in the expansion roadmap of Eutelsat Americas, is scheduled for launch during the second half of 2016. It will feature high-power coverage of Brazil and Latin America in C, Ku and Ka-bands.

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