|Private Equity, 6/2011 ||$96.3M|
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.