SKY Mexico selects Aldea's fiber transmission facilities to connect
various Panamanian television networks.
MONTREAL, Aug. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - Aldea Solutions, Inc. and SKY Mexico,
the largest direct to home TV operator in Mexico and Central-America,
announced today that they have expanded their existing commercial
relationship. SKY Mexico has selected Aldea for the transport of two of
their live-to-air channels from Panama to its distribution center in
As part of a strategy to increase its Central-American subscriber base,
channels produced by Televisora Nacional de Panama will be transported
from Panama to Sky Mexico via Aldea's global video fiber network, for
inclusion in the Sky Mexico distribution platform.
Aldea has provided Sky Mexico quality delivery of several sports events
both in HD and SD from USA, Europe and South America for a number of
years. For this project, Aldea provided Sky Mexico with a completely
managed 24/7 end to end solution.
The new fiber connectivity between Panama City and Mexico City, now
allows Sky Mexico to include new programming in its commercial offering
with the superior video quality provided by Aldea's fiber based services.
Aldea Solutions Inc. is a leading provider of broadcast quality video
services and solutions for the television, film, and media industries.
The company provides end-to-end worldwide transmission services using
fiber facilities. Aldea operates the first pan-American fully automated
fiber-based network for broadcast services with points-of-service in
major cities throughout the Americas, and with international
points-of-presence in Europe. href="http://www.aldea.tv/">www.aldea.tv.
Aldea is a fully owned subsidiary of Marcatel.
Marcatel, established in 1996 in Monterrey, Mexico, offers voice, data,
and telecommunication infrastructure services throughout Mexico via its
high capacity fiber optic network covering more than 5,000
About SKY Mexico
SKY Mexico, a division of SKY Latin America, is one of Mexico's leading
pay-TV providers and it's a joint venture between DirecTV and Televisa,
the largest Spanish-speaking television network. SKY Mexico provides
satellite television services for almost 2 million subscribers in Mexico
and Central America.
SOURCE Aldea Solutions Inc.
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Aldea Solutions Inc.
Vice President, Marketing & Technology
Tel: (514) 344-5432
Fax: (514) 344-5439