Press Releases

Intelsat Customer UNHCR Wins Changing Lives Award at AfricaCom 2017

Johannesburg, 16 November 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) customer United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) recently won the Changing Lives Award at the AfricaCom 2017 awards ceremony held 8 November 2017. The awards celebrate the achievements of the best companies, solutions,...

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Intelsat and Coca-Cola Partner to Promote Digital Access in Africa

Luxembourg, 07 November 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, and The Coca-Cola Company are working together to bring satellite-enabled Wi-Fi services to remote communities across Africa. The p...

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New Service Models Will Expand Connectivity in Africa to Deliver the Benefits to More People

By Jean-Philippe Gillet Broadband connectivity is essential to driving economic growth and bringing essential services to communities, and satellites are the best way to deliver this connectivity to remote regions and areas where terrestrial services are just not feasible. Today, Africa is going thr...

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Stealth Technology: Satellites Bridging the Digital Divide in Latin America

In Latin America, Intelsat’s fleet includes high-throughput satellites (HTS) which are in demand by mobile network operators upgrading network infrastructures to enable delivery of affordable services for end users. Intelsat is also the largest media distributor in Latin America. Its sat...

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Intelsat, Gilat Add 4G Broadband Solution to Mobile Reach Solar Offering

Joint portfolio to deliver more expansion options for Mobile Network Operators Luxembourg and Petah Tikva, Israel, 01 November 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, and Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (...

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U.S. Senate Testimony

Intelsat’s CEO Stephen Spengler appeared before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on October 25, 2017 to deliver prepared remarks and answer questions from Chairman John Thune, Ranking Member Nelson and Committee members regarding the commercial satellite indust...

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Intelsat details Caribbean, US hurricane relief effort

Intelsat has announced its support of a series of organizations providing relief services in the Caribbean as well as helping local and US businesses recover from the three hurricanes that devastated the regions. Read the full article here.  ...

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Intelsat Supports Hurricane Recovery Operations

Intelsat is providing communications services using its Globalized Network and IntelsatOne Flex managed service, a customizable offering that aggregates space segment. Read the full article here.  ...

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Connecting the Unconnected Requires more than Just Improved Technology

Jean-Philippe Gillet, Intelsat’s Vice President and General Manager, Broadband The fact that nearly 4 billion people around the world do not have access to internet connectivity is an oft-cited figure in the telecoms industry. Even more noteworthy, nearly three-quarters of those unconnected ...

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Intelsat Ups Middle East EpicNG distribution with Etisalat

Intelsat is working with Middle East and African telco, Etisalat, to expand the distribution of its Intelsat EpicNG services in the Middle East region. Read the full article here. ...

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UHP Networks launches RUN VSAT service powered by Intelsat EpicNG

Intelsat and UHP Networks announced a new service powered by the Intelsat EpicNG satellite services. UHP Networks is introducing RUN, a FaaS broadband data service over the Intelsat EpicNG high-throughput fleet. Read the full article here.  ...

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Intelsat and Etisalat Expand Relationship, Creating Gateway to Intelsat EpicNG Services for the Middle East

Intelsat to Leverage Etisalat Infrastructure as IntelsatOne Flex Comes to Region Luxembourg, 19 September 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, and Etisalat UAE, a leading telecommunications se...

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UHP Networks Unveils RUN, a Broadband, Functionality-as-a-Service (FaaS) Platform Powered by Intelsat EpicNG

New Broadband Offering to Support In-Country Network Applications across Africa, the Middle East, and Central and South Asia Luxembourg, 19 September 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, and U...

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Stephen Spengler Appointed a Commissioner of the United Nations Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development

Intelsat’s CEO Stephen Spengler was recently appointed a Commissioner of the UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development. Read more about his appointment here.  ...

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Stephen Spengler Appointed a Commissioner of the United Nations Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development

  Intelsat’s CEO Stephen Spengler Luxembourg, 24 August 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, today announced that the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Spengler, has been ...

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#SatelliteEverywhere

In this CommsMEA feature article, Intelsat’s Vice President and General Manager of Broadband Jean Philippe Gillet discusses how the increasing demand for connectivity is driving innovation in the satellite communication industry, and how Intelsat in particular is helping unlock new growth area...

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Using HTS to Unlock Broadband Penetration Across Oceania

Robert Suber, Managing Sales Director, Asia Pacific Connectivity is an integral part of transforming community life and has proven socio-economic benefits. According to independent studies cited by the International Telecommunications Union, a 10 percent increase in broadband penetration results in ...

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Intelsat Appoints New Leaders to Advance Broadband, Mobility and Media Businesses

Jean-Philippe Gillet named Vice President and General Manager of Broadband; Mark Rasmussen named Vice President and General Manager of Mobility; and Robert Cerbone joins as Vice President and General Manager of Media, focusing resources on delivering innovations for high growth customer applications...

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For Faster Inflight Wi-Fi, the Satellites Have Arrived and the Antennas Are on the Way

By Mark Rasmussen, Vice President & General Manager, Mobility  Anyone who has tried to connect to the Internet from an airplane over the past couple of years has experienced the quality progression of inflight Wi-Fi. Passengers have gone from no connectivity initially to having the ability ...

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IntelsatOne Mobile Reach Solar 3G/4G

Efficiently Expand Your Network and Serve Customers Everywhere You Have to Be Mobile Reach Solar 3G/4G, an end-to-end managed solution, helps you expand your network coverage efficiently into low-ARPU regions that lack electrical infrastructure and were previously uneconomical to serve, giving you a...

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Dalkom and Intelsat to Expand Broadband, Media Options for Customers in Africa, Middle East

Luxembourg, 09 June 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced today that Dalkom Somalia signed an agreement for satellite services that will expand its broadband enterprise and direct-to-...

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Intelsat Opens Office in Nairobi, Kenya

Regional Office to Enhance Support for Telecommunications and Media Sectors in East Africa Luxembourg, 7 June 2017 Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, today announced the Hans Geldenhuys, Intelsat Managing Sales Di...

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Pakistan’s Supernet Commitment on Intelsat EpicNG to Enhance Connectivity for Unserved and Underserved Remote

Luxembourg, 21 May 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, has announced that Supernet Ltd., Pakistan’s leading satellite network service provider and systems integrator, is introducing new...

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Intelsat and Telkom Join Forces at 157° East to Expand Broadband Connectivity across Indonesia

Luxembourg and Jakarta 21 May 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, and PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk (PT Telkom), Indonesia’s largest satellite telecommunications services company, announ...

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Intelsat to Provide Intelsat EpicNG Services for Morocco’s INWI

Luxembourg, 25 April 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced that Morocco’s INWI has signed an agreement to integrate satellite services from the Intelsat EpicNG platform into INWI’...

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Liquid Telecom and Intelsat Team to Expand High Performance Broadband Services in Africa

Liquid Telecom plans enhanced speeds and coverage to African VSAT customers leveraging high performance Intelsat EpicNG satellite services Intelsat continues deployment of IntelsatOne Flex managed service, leveraging Liquid Telecom’s leading African infrastructure London and Luxembourg, 20 April 2...

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eProcess to Leverage Intelsat EpicNG C-band Spot Beam Capabilities to Expand Banking Services Across Africa

Unique Intelsat 35e HTS C-band spot beam solution delivering improved efficiency and economics Luxembourg, 30 March 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced today that eProcess International SA...

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