DETROIT, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The WORD Network is now available to an additional 70 million viewers throughout Central and Southern Africa. This is due to a new working agreement with ViewSat to launch on IntelSat20. The WORD Network position is on a selection of Free To Air Networks available to all residents living in Central and Southern African countries.
"We are ecstatic to be working with ViewSat and being able to get our message out to people throughout Africa. With this new relationship, we remain the largest African American religious network in the world!" stated WORD Network CEO Kevin Adell.
The WORD Network, which launched in February of 2000, beams into more than 200 counties and has a viewership worldwide of more than 3 billion.
"We are delighted to be broadcasting The Word Network into Sub Saharan Africa's premium free to air neighborhood," Safia Rana, Head of Sales and Marketing, ViewSat.
Mort Meisner, Mort Meisner associates