Announcement ImageAnnouncement Date : Feb 27 , 2017

Intelsat Launches 1st Intelsat EpicNG Satellite

On 27 January, Intelsat successfully launched IS-29e, the first in its Intelsat EpicNG high-throughput satellite fleet. IS-29e combines high throughput Ku- spot beams in the Americas as well as Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean coverage. A transatlantic Ku- wide beam overlay provides broadcast capabilities for inflight entertainment and C-band wide beam provides full South American continent coverage for media distribution.