Published: 08.12 UTC, March 23, 2011

SES World Skies has announced a new capacity deal with Brazils John Paul II Foundation to deliver more Cano Nova TV channels into more regions of the world.

Under the ten-year, multi-million-dollar agreement, Cano Nova TV is using 23 MHz of C-band capacity on SES World Skies NSS-806 satellite to distribute Catholic faith-based programming to millions of viewers across Latin America, North America and Europe.

Much of Cano Nova TVs entertainment, news and religious content is produced in the town of Cachoeira Paulista in the state of So Paulo, Brazil, where its uplinked in a variety of languages to cable and satellite system subscribers.

Cano Nova TV content distribution will automatically transition from NSS-806 to SES-6 when the new SES-6 spacecraft is launched and commercially available in the 319.5 East orbital slot. Scheduled to launch in 2013, SES-6 will offer enhanced coverage and capacity in North America and Latin America.