Rdio e Televiso de Portugal goes global
Saturday, September 8th, 2007

Rdio e Televiso de Portugal (RTP) has signed a contract with Intelsat to distribute its programming throughout the Americas, Europe and Africa. The Portuguese public service broadcaster signed a multi-year, multi-transponder deal with Intelsat for standard definition transmission services of its programming via three Intelsat satellites.

RTP will use the Intelsat 907 satellite located at 332.5E for Africa distribution of both RTP Africa and RTP Internacional programming, the Intelsat 805 satellite located at 304.5E for its RTP Internacional programming distribution in North, Central and South America and the Galaxy 28 satellite located at 89W for DTH distribution in Brazil of its RTP Internacional programming.

(Source: Intelsat)