Intelsat 16 launch successful
February 15, 2010
Intelsat, the world's leading provider of fixed satellite services, has confirmed that International Launch Services (ILS) successfully launched the Intelsat 16 satellite (IS-16). The satellite, built by Orbital Sciences Corporation, will provide expansion capacity for SKY Mexico's direct-to-home services, including HD programming. In addition, IS-16 will be available to provide backup capacity for SKY Brazil.