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Securing Content in a Multi-Platform World: Six Questions Every Media Broadcaster and Programmer Need to Ask

Vinit Duggal, Vice President, Network Engineering In the media world, the quality, reliability and unique nature of a broadcaster’s or programmer’s content is king.  While piracy has been an issue for years, as more consumers cut their cable cord and content moves across multiple platforms,...

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Intelsat’s Galaxy Postcards Offer Free, Multicultural Programming in 30 Different Languages

Rob Cerbone, Vice President and General Manager, Media Have you ever relocated or traveled to a foreign country and craved a reminder of life back home? Perhaps you wanted a favorite dish, or to meet someone who spoke your language, or just wanted to see a familiar television show. Finding that conn...

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Reach all of Asia Pacific on ‘Hot-Beam’: Intelsat’s Latest MCPC Solution Delivers Unprecedented Coverage for Distribution to Cable and IPTV Platforms

Rob Cerbone, Vice President and General Manager, Media For many international programmers, Asia Pacific can be a very dynamic, yet daunting region. For one it is geographically vast.  With countries ranging from China and Japan to Thailand and Singapore; India and Malaysia to Australia and New ...

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Intelsat and Dejero’s CellSat Provides Reliable Royal Wedding Coverage for Canadian News Broadcasters

By Jack Benjamin, Intelsat It was a world party where the global media, invited celebrities and nuptial-spectators gathered in the small village of Windsor to witness the much-publicized Royal union. While the Royal Wedding was a beautiful and fun day for so many, it was all business for the reporte...

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A Connected Pacific: Horizons 3e Is Final Piece in Intelsat Global EpicNG Network

Innovative Tech + New Business Models Will Transform the Region Terry Bleakley, Regional Vice President, Asia-Pacific, Intelsat Six years ago, Intelsat unveiled a revolutionary constellation of high-throughput satellites (HTS) that would deliver high-power spot-beam service to meet a range of mariti...

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Vodacom Business Nigeria and Intelsat Sign Agreement to Expand Broadband Connectivity Throughout West Africa

Luxembourg, 10 April 2018 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite solutions, announced that Vodacom Business Nigeria has signed an agreement for satellite services to expand its enterprise broadband networks and enab...

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Tech Forward: CONNECTED!

Imagine being able to drive a car anywhere on the African continent, all the while with a consistent powerful broadband signal, strong enough for passengers to stream high-definition video while the driver gets updates on traffic and road conditions miles down the highway. Intelsat’s Managing ...

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SatComs is a Cost-Effective, Tested, Reliable Transmission Solution

In this article, Intelsat’s Vice President and General Manager of Media Services Rob Cerbone discusses the launch of Intelsat 35e, the adoption of ultra high definition technology, updates on the IntelsatOne Prism platform and the growth of over-the-top (OTT) platforms in the market. The artic...

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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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Supporting the Expansion of Regional Banking and Economic Growth in Africa with High Throughput Satellite Networks

Jean-Philippe Gillet, Intelsat’s Vice President and General Manager, Broadband Many growing businesses would like to expand their operations to capture more revenue opportunities, and these owners often take it for granted that the banking services necessary for facilitating payroll and other...

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Arianespace Launches Boeing-Built Digital Satellite for Intelsat

Intelsat’s digital satellite launched Friday aboard Arianespace’s Ariane 5 rocket to deliver connectivity to customers in the Americas, Africa, and Europe. Read the full article here.  ...

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Intelsat 37e launches in Africa, Europe and the Americas

Intelsat has announced the successful launch of the Intelsat 37e satellite aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. Liftoff occurred at 5.56 pm EDT. The Intelsat 37e satellite separated from the rocket’s upper stage at 6.25 pm EDT. ...

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Fifth Intelsat EpicNG Satellite Successfully Launched

The Intelsat 37e satellite was successfully launched aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. This is the fifth satellite in Intelsat’s EpicNG series. Read the full article here.  ...

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Ariane 5 orbits Intelsat 37e and BSAT-4a

Designated Flight VA239, Ariane 5 has successfully launched Intelsat 37e and BSAT-4a, from Kourou in French Guyana. The mission carried Intelsat 37e for global operator Intelsat; along with BSAT-4a, which was launched as part of a turnkey contract between Japan’s Broadcasting Satellite System ...

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Intelsat 37e Launches, Bringing Enhanced Intelsat EpicNG Technology to Customers in Africa, Europe and the Americas

Fifth Intelsat EpicNG satellite features unique power sharing technology and steerable beam capabilities to deliver optimized services for broadband, mobility and government customers The all-digital Intelsat 37e is the first HTS satellite to offer full-beam interconnectivity between C-, Ku- and Ka...

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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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Ariane 5 is Set for a September 29 Liftoff

Arianespace’s ninth launch of 2017 is now scheduled for September 29 on a dual-payload Ariane 5 mission to geostationary transfer orbit with Intelsat 37e (for the global operator Intelsat) and BSAT-4a (for Space Systems Loral in the framework of a turnkey contract for the Japanese operator B-S...

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Q&A | Intelsat’s Stephen Spengler on HTS, life post-OneWeb merger attempt, and in-orbit servicing

In this feature interview with Space News, Intelsat’s CEO, Stephen Spengler discusses High Throughput Satellites, the company’s award-winning Intelsat EpicNG fleet, Mission Extension Vehicles and Intelsat’s current relationship with OneWeb.  View the full article here.  ...

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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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Satellites Advance Smart Ship Technology

Intelsat’s Vice President and General Manager of Mobility Mark Rasmussen discusses how the industry is focusing on the role satellites can play in remote shipboard management and even autonomous shipping.  Read the full article here.    ...

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Press Kit | Intelsat 37e Launch

Learn more about the fifth Intelsat EpicNG satellite, Intelsat 37e.  Intelsat 37e Intelsat 37e, the fifth Intelsat EpicNG satellite features unique power sharing technology and steerable beam capabilities to deliver optimized services for broadband, mobility and government customers in the Amer...

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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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Launch of a “significant evolution” of EpicNG imminent

Satellite communications giant, Intelsat, is preparing for the launch of Intelsat 37e, the fifth in the company’s next-generation of high-throughput satellites. The satellite is due to be launched by Arianespace on an Ariane 5 launch vehicle on September 5, 2017 at 5:51pm EDT at the G...

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Countdown for launch of Intelsat 37e satellite

The international satellite operator, Intelsat, is at another key moment in its objectives of offering increasingly sophisticated services to the entire market. The Intelsat 37e satellite, the fifth of its next-generation, high-performance satellites, will be launched on 5 September n...

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Intelsat 37e Preparing for Launch

Fifth Intelsat EpicNG satellite will be launched by Arianespace on September 5 Luxembourg, 30 August 2017 Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications is preparing for the launch of Intelsat 37e, the fifth in their next...

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Advanced vehicle antennas will enable high-throughput satellite connections

By Mark Rasmussen, Vice President & General Manager, Mobility New cars have been equipped with satellite antennas since the early 2000s, when both satellite radio and GPS navigation first became widely available to motorists. But those automotive antennas, typically a shark-fin shaped appendage ...

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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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