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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New high-speed communications network to be unveiled

Ships will be able to use a new high-speed communications network from December to triple data transmission rates over broadband. KVH Industries intends to deliver a high-speed overlay to its current mini-VSAT Broadband service using Intelsat’s new EpicNG satellites. View the full article ...

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Intelsat Supports Hurricane Disaster Relief and Recovery Operations Throughout the Caribbean and United States

Intelsat EpicNG and IntelsatOne Managed Services Help Return Communications to Disaster-Stricken Islands; Provide Media Distribution Network for Televised Benefits Luxembourg, 23 October 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integ...

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Backhaul is the Satellite Industry’s Best Bet for Excess Capacity

During the Rio Satellite Congress several satellite operators discussed the opportunities in the backhaul market for telecom companies in remote regions with no access to 3G and 4G antennas during a panel discussion. Read the full article here.  ...

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Intelsat, with BCom and Newtec, Launches IntelsatOne® Mobile Reach Solar 2G Service for sub-Saharan Africa Wireless Networks

Intelsat end-to-end managed service enables MNOs to expand 2G voice services in regions where terrestrial infrastructure is limited. Luxembourg, Geneva, and Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, 11 July 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integr...

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Intelsat and Gilat Unveil Mobile Reach Solar 3G Solution for Mobile Network Operators that Need to Expand in Remote Areas

Intelsat end-to-end managed service powered by Gilat cellular solutions delivers 3G connectivity using compact, solar-powered, easily deployable bundle Luxembourg and Petah Tikva, Israel, 29 June 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader...

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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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2017 Outlook for Africa

Telecom and Media Markets in Africa will embrace the unique opportunity of Mobile growth By Arsene Sol-Loza, Senior Principal Regional Marketing Manager, Africa Africa is the world’s fastest growing mobile phone market, yet over 300 million of the continent’s 1.13 billion residents still lack ac...

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Telecom Egypt Enhances VSAT Connectivity for Critical Government Applications in Country with Intelsat

Luxembourg, 15 November 2016 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced that Telecom Egypt reaffirmed its commitment to Intelsat satellite solutions to support communications services in the country Under ...

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Intelsat Signs Extension with Sonema to Support Enterprise Networks in Africa

Through Intelsat infrastructure, Sonema will provide enhanced communications services to banking and financial institutions Luxembourg, 15 November 2016 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced that So...

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The State of Global Broadband Connectivity Infographic

Advances in communications continue to change the way people live Though it often seems like everyone is connected 24/7/365, that isn’t the case worldwide. There is still enormous opportunity for service providers to connect the unconnected and continue expanding their service offerings. Stat...

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STC Expands Relationship with Intelsat to Drive Broadband Growth in Saudi Arabia

Luxembourg, 30 May 2016 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced that Saudi Telecommunication Company (STC), a provider of integrated mobile, fixed and broadband communications services, has expanded it...

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Myanmar Implements Intelsat Satellite Solutions to Advance 2G and 3G Wireless Network Infrastructure Deployment Goals

Luxembourg, Myanmar and Singapore, 27 May 2016 – Intelsat (NYSE:  I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced today that the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) of Myanmar will utilize services on two Intelsat sate...

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Vodacom Develops its Converged Satellite Service with Intelsat

Intelsat’s solution helped Vodacom transform current satellite commitments into a service model that  would support a broader range of objectives, including the delivery of broadband and a managed satellite services offering access to broadband Internet and IP Talk offerings as well as MP...

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Unlocking New Markets for Cellular Network Providers

The explosive growth in cellular penetration and increasing demand for mobile broadband services are driving cellular network operators around the globe to rethink their network infrastructures. The challenge is finding a way to cost-effectively improve and expand their networks in order t...

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Delivering Rural Cellular Services in the DRC

Vodacom partnered with Intelsat to deliver rural cellular services in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). With its urban markets maturing and the need to meet regulatory license requirements, expanding service into rural areas was an opportunity for Vodacom grow its subscriber base. T...

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Connecting People and Changing Lives

Africa is the second-largest and second most populated continent on earth with an estimated population in 2015 of 1.17 billion. Over the next 20 years, the number of cities in Africa with a population over 9M will double. More people means more demand for connectivity. How Vodacom DRC embraced thes...

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Delivering Cellular Connectivity to Rural Canada

There were vast stretches of the Alaska Highway and BC North Coast which had no existing wireless service. With the lack of available infrastructure to deliver connectivity, the challenge was to rapidly deploy a reliable 3G service while minimizing the technical and business risks as well as...

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