Press Releases

The Climate Reality Project Goes Global with Intelsat

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore to host live, 24-hour broadcast on climate change; Intelsat provides global contribution and distribution services Luxembourg, 04 December 2017 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satelli...

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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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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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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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Arianespace sets new date for Intelsat and BSAT craft

Arianespace’s delayed launch of the Intelsat 37e and BSAT-4a satellites has been rescheduled for September 29. Read the full article here.  ...

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TV5Monde selects Intelsat to broadcast live one-day event across five continents

TV network TV5Monde has chosen Intelsat as its broadcast partner to transmit Le Tour du Monde de la Francophonie (The Worldwide Grand Tour of Francophonie) on 21 September. Read the full article here.  ...

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TV5MONDE Rides the Intelsat Globalized Network for Le Tour du Monde de la Francophonie broadcast

Intelsat and TV5MONDE are partnering to broadcast Le Tour du Monde de la Francophonie [The Grand Tour of the World of Francophonie} on September 21st. Read the full article here.  ...

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TV5MONDE Rides the Intelsat Globalized Network for Le Tour du Monde de la Francophonie Broadcast

Intelsat to provide seven satellites to enable the upcoming television special, spanning five continents, 23 destinations and multiple time zones  Luxembourg, 20 September 2017 Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite commun...

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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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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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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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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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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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Intelsat 35e Launches Successfully

Fourth Intelsat EpicNG satellite to deliver high performance broadband services for telecom infrastructure, enterprise, government and mobility customers in the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe and Africa Tailored payload enhances Canal+ DTH television infrastructure in Caribbean Luxembourg, 5 July 2...

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Press Kit | Intelsat 35e Launch

Intelsat 35e, the fourth Intelsat EpicNG satellite will deliver high performance broadband services for telecom infrastructure, enterprise, government and mobility customers in the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe and Africa. Intelsat 35e Press Releases Intelsat 35e Preparing for Take-Off Intel...

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Latin American Video Neighborhood Adding HD Capacity

By Eileen McGowan, Media Product Manager Video neighborhoods are essential for cable distribution because they connect satellites with thousands of downlink antennas representing millions of subscribers, maximizing the potential audience for a content owner or distributor.  A satellite cable ne...

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Intelsat Extends Agreement with Starz for Galaxy Fleet Programming Distribution in the United States

Luxembourg, 21 April 2017 Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced that leading global media and entertainment company, Starz has extended its commitment for distribution services on the Intelsat Galaxy s...

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Intelsat and Encompass Deliver Award-Winning NASA TV Ultra High Definition Channel to Latin America

Luxembourg, 21 April 2017 Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced that as a result of its partnership with Encompass Digital Media, NASA TV became the first linear Ultra High Definition (UHD) channel ava...

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Global Eagle Entertainment and Intelsat Sign ‘Epic’ Expansion Deal

GEE to leverage 10 Intelsat satellites, including two new Intelsat EpicNG satellites, to provide high-performance broadband connectivity to multiple markets across air, land and sea Luxembourg and Marina Del Rey, 26 October 2016 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globa...

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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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Three Ways the Globalized Network will Connect Businesses and Communities in Africa

By Brian Jakins, Regional Vice President, Africa It’s no understatement to say the infrastructure of Africa is complicated. The continent’s topology, economics and regulatory environments vary by country and region – which is no minor detail with 52 countries and thousands of different ethnic ...

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Broadband: Bridging the Digital Divide

Advances in information technology and communications continue to spur economic growth around the world, but they also highlight a growing disparity between the haves and have-nots. According to the Internet.org Report on Global Internet Access, 4.1 billion of the world’s citizens are unconnected....

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Media: Embracing New Markets, New Formats

The media sector of today is hardly recognizable from a decade ago. There are few businesses that have embraced globalization to the extent of the media sector. Not only is there a need to distribute content internationally, maximizing viewership, there is also a need to create new formats...

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Making the Mobilized, Globalized

When we hear the statistic that 4.1 billion of the world’s citizens are unconnected, we tend to picture remote villages of Alaska or isolated communities in the bush in Africa. And though those places may have little or no broadband Internet access, there is another population of people who becom...

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Bringing the Globalized Network to Life: Government

As government and defense organizations continue to face budgetary constraints, an increasingly sophisticated threat environment and greater competition for dominance in space, commercial satellite operators have an important opportunity to play a key role in their success. Last week we made two an...

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