Press Releases

Intelsat Announces Successful Launch of Intelsat 31

Provides enhanced media capacity for Latin America Luxembourg, 09 June 2016 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, announced the successful launch of the Intelsat 31 satellite, which is hosting the DLA-2 payl...

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Intelsat 31 Launch: The Baikonur Cosmodrome

By Brian Sing, Senior Program Manager, Space Systems Acquisition The launch mission for Intelsat 31, which features the DLA-2 Ku-band payload for DIRECTV Latin America, is well underway here at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Many of you know how historical Baikonur is. It was here the first sate...

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Intelsat 31 Launch: To Baikonur and Beyond!

By Jon Harborne, Senior Manager, Intelsat Spacecraft Program Office On 28 May 2016, Intelsat will launch the Intelsat 31 (IS-31) satellite, which features the DLA-2 Ku-band payload for DIRECTV Latin America. The satellite will launch into orbit aboard an International Launch Services (ILS) Proton ro...

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Intelsat 31 Fact Sheet

Serving Intelsat Customers throughout the Americas Intelsat 31 is a 20-kilowatt class C- and Ku-band satellite which will enhance Intelsat’s C-band infrastructure serving Latin America, and DIRECTV Latin America, and will use the Ku-band payload to expand its current DTH entertainment offerings fo...

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