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Acquired byEutelsat
Price$1.14B
Date8/2013
Acquired byEchoStar
Price¥374M
Date6/1987
TermsStock

General Information

Websitesatmex.com
CategoryPublic Relations
Phone+52 (55) 26295800
Employees
Founded6/1997

Offices

Corporate Offices
Av. Paseo de la Reforma No. 222 Piso 20 y 21
Col. Juárez
Mexico City, 06600, MEX
U.S. office
1500 San Remo Avenue
Suite # 248,Coral Gables
Miami, FL, 33146
USA

Funding

TOTAL $96.3M
FUNDING TOTAL $96.3M
Private Equity, 6/2011
$96.3M

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Satmex

Satelites Mexicanos, S.A. de C.V. provides fixed satellite services in Mexico, the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The company provides satellite reception and transponder capacity to customers for distribution of network information and cable television programming, direct-to-home television service, and other video feeds. It offers satellite transmission capacity for public telephone networks; and transmission of data, voice, and video applications for private company networks. In addition, the company markets the use of satellite transmission capacity for other applications, such as Internet access through satellite. Satelites Mexicanos’ customers include private and state-owned broadcasting networks, cable television programmers, and direct-to-home operators, as well as public and private telecommunications networks belonging to financial, industrial and commercial, government, transportation and tourism, educational, and media companies. As of December 31, 2006, it owned and operated three satellites, Satmex 6, Satmex 5, and Solidaridad 2. The company was incorporated in 1997 and is based in Mexico City, Mexico.

Recent Milestones

  • Handshake
    Satmex was acquired by Eutelsat for $1.14B. (8/1/13)
    Posted 8/1/13 at 7:57pm via thedeal.com
  • Dollar
    Satmex received $96.3M in Private Equity funding. (6/8/11)
    Posted 10/31/13 at 11:29pm via sec.gov

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Satmex screenshot
Above: Home Page
Uploaded: 3/2/10

Sources

  1. Eutelsat pays rich price for SatMex (thedeal.com) [edit]
  2. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
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