French Open Coverage on DIRECTV

DIRECTV will deliver French Open coverage via its interactive services when the prestigious tennis tournament starts May 25. The effort, produced by DIRECTV, is in collaboration with the Tennis Channel and ESPN2.

INTERNATIONAL - Intelsat said Romantis, a European satellite capacity trader providing satellite transmission services for European, African and Asian markets, signed another multi-year, multi-transponder contract for capacity. Under the agreement, Romantis will receive Ku-Band transponder services on the Intelsat 15 satellite, which will be located at 85 degrees East once it is launched in 2009.