Headquartered in Madrid, Spain, Hispasat claims it reaches 15 million homes in Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean. In addition to this new Iranian line-up, they also carry programming for another state sponsor of terror, Cuba. Cuba Vision Internacional (CVI), one of Cuba’s propaganda arms of the Cuban Communist party, is broadcast via Hispasat systems.
Intelsat is a owned by a several private equity firms including one based in Chicago, Illinois. They have several offices in the United States, including one large office right here in Washington, DC.