Intelsat Partners with ITU for Annual Meet

Intelsat said its annual Global Telecommunications Meeting, being held in Washington, D.C., in June, will expand beyond carrier-oriented transaction services to a world telecom summit addressing issues faced by global corporate network operators, carriers and governments. The satellite services provider has partnered with the International Telecommunication Union for the effort. Dr. Hamadoun Toure, ITU secretary-general, will be the featured keynote speaker, Intelsat said.

PROGRAMMING - XM Satellite Radio said it will kick off its second annual XMKiDS Traveling Roadshow on May 12. The cross-country initiative aims to help Wal-Mart and Sam's Club raise $10 million for the Children's Miracle Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children at hospitals across North America.