DirecTV's local subsidiary Sky Brasil announced plans to to build a new broadband center in Sao Paulo, Brazil with an investment of BRL 1.3 billion (USD 448 million).
The facility will be in a tech pole in Sao Paulo state's Jaguarina and built by DirecTV's local subsidiary Sky Brasil, replacing an existing structure. Sky is also preparing the launch of a new satellite, the Sky B1.
The facility will be three times larger than the existing center becoming one the most modern worldwide and the large in Latin America and will enhance the company's transmission capacity to support subscriber growth and rising demand for data in its networks.
Both the center and the satellite are expected to start operations in the first quarter of 2016.
|Company Name||Sky Brasil|
|Location||Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|Type||New Broadband Center|
|Estimated Cost||BRL 1.3 billion (USD 448 million)|