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Intelsat and Liquid Telecom Extend Successful Partnership that Delivers Reliable Internet Services to Africa

Extension will bring broadband and other critical communications services to more people throughout Eastern, Central and Southern Africa McLean, Va. & London – Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, today announced an extension of its partners...

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After the Storm: Intelsat Helps Connect Cyclone-Battered Island

Capacity donation part of Intelsat’s ongoing work with UN Emergency Telecommunications Cluster Restoring communications on the remote island nation of Vanuatu. Much needed communication relief has arrived on the remote island nation of Vanuatu. Cyclone Harold battered this area in early April, mak...

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Intelsat’s Restructuring will help Transform Satellite for a New Age of Connectivity A Q&A with CEO Stephen Spengler

The following interview with Intelsat CEO Stephen Spengler ran in Connectivity Business on May 21, 2020. The full text of is reprinted here with the permission of Connectivity Business. To access the original article on the Connectivity Business website, please click here.   “Intelsat’s res...

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Intelsat and Mindset Network’s 18-Year Partnership Expands Access to High-Impact Social, Economic Education Resources across Africa during COVID-19

Longstanding partnership exemplifies Intelsat’s ongoing commitment to Africa’s digital transformation McLean, VA – Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, and Mindset Network NPC, an award-winning developer and distributor of educati...

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Intelsat and Andesat bring Mobile Broadband to Rural Communities in Perú

Andesat Perú launches “#TeConectamosPerú” to expand life-changing cellular and internet coverage to remote areas of Latin America *Versión en español disponible bajo pedido* Coral Gables, FL & Lima, Perú – Intelsat (NYSE: I) and Andesat are partnering to bring end-to-end mobile broad...

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Cellular Coverage and Internet Access bring Life-changing Results to People in Remote Areas of Latin America

We often take for granted our access to technology. For people living in many countries, however, that luxury is often hard to come by. Peruvian cocoa farmer William Tabera William Tabera is a cocoa producer in Centroamérica, San Martín, Peru. His family plucks the fruit pods and processes the see...

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EchoStar, Hughes and Intelsat Support FCC’S Draft Regulatory Fee Order

ENGLEWOOD, CO, May 8, 2020 — EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) and its Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) business segment join with Intelsat (NYSE: I) today in support of the draft Regulatory Fee Order under consideration by the Federal Communications Commission for its May 13, 2020 Open ...

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The Future Begins Here: How Satellite Backhaul Enables a Brighter Tomorrow

Intelsat-hosted webinar details alternatives for quickly and economically closing the connectivity gap It’s common knowledge that internet connectivity brings socio-economic benefits to individuals and communities around the world. For most people who live and work in rural areas, however, the on...

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Intelsat CEO on Connectivity Best Practices during COVID-19 and beyond

CEO Stephen Spengler participates in ITU “Digital Cooperation” webinar series Intelsat CEO Stephen Spengler recently spoke about broadband connectivity best practices in the time of Covid-19 during a virtual event hosted by the United Nations and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)...

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Intelsat’s Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility

Environment, community and people are focal points of company’s CSR work For more than 50 years, Intelsat has been connecting the world with satellite technology. We’re perhaps best known for bringing monumental events, from the Moon landing and royal weddings, into the living rooms of millions...

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Intelsat and AMN Bring Mobile Connectivity to 1,000th Site in Sub-Saharan Africa

Eighteen-month partnership has helped connect 3.5 million people This month, we celebrated an incredible milestone with our partner Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) – connecting the 1,000th remote site and bringing access to 3.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa. Intelsat and AMN entered into a par...

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MEV-1: A look back at Intelsat’s groundbreaking journey

Pioneering in-space servicing in support of our customers On April 2, 2020, Intelsat 901 (IS-901) returned to service after docking with Northrop Grumman’s Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV-1) in geostationary orbit. Intelsat celebrated IS-901’s mission-extension milestone almost 55 years to the da...

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Intelsat 901 Satellite Returns to Service Using Northrop Grumman’s Mission Extension Vehicle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 17, 2020 Intelsat 901 Satellite Returns to Service Using Northrop Grumman’s Mission Extension Vehicle Combined spacecraft stack now fully operational as companies demonstrate advantages of satellite life-extension service MCLEAN and DULLES, Va. – April 17, 2020 – I...

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The Engineers of Intelsat

Intelsat engineers pioneered satellite technology and created the satellite communications industry during the 1960’s space race. Today, our engineers continue to push the boundaries of technical innovation, creating new integrated solutions that connect people, businesses and communities – ...

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CEO Stephen Spengler on Intelsat’s COVID-19 Response

Company remains committed to keeping customers and partners supported, informed and connected during these challenging times The Coronavirus pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on people and businesses around the world. Our hearts and thoughts are with all of those directly and personally aff...

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Intelsat Selects SpaceX to Launch Intelsat 40e Satellite

A rendering of Intelsat 40e, courtesy of Maxar Technologies. McLean, VA – Intelsat (NYSE: I) has selected SpaceX as its launch partner for Intelsat 40e (IS-40e). The launch is planned for 2022 on SpaceX’s American-built Falcon 9 launch vehicle. “We look forward to working with SpaceX to launch...

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Northrop Grumman Successfully Completes Historic First Docking of Mission Extension Vehicle with Intelsat 901 Satellite

Companies demonstrate groundbreaking satellite life-extension service DULLES, Va. – Feb. 26, 2020 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, SpaceLogistics LLC, have successfully completed the first docking of the Mission Extension Vehicle-1 (MEV-1) ...

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Telecom, technology, and aviation industry leaders join forces to create the HAPS Alliance

Group of companies united in goal of connecting more people, places and things by using the stratosphere FEBRUARY 21, 2020 – A group of global industry leaders today announced that they are forming the HAPS Alliance, an association of world-leading telecommunications, technology, aviation, and aer...

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Intelsat Introduces First-of-its-kind “FlexMove” Managed Service for Ubiquitous Land Mobile Connectivity

Available through select solution partners, Intelsat FlexMove offers affordable “always-on” connectivity 20x faster than current mobile satellite solutions on market   McLean, Va. – Intelsat (NYSE: I) today launched FlexMove, a new end-terminal managed service that makes it easy and affordabl...

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Maxar Technologies Will Build Next-Generation Intelsat Epic Geostationary Communications Satellite with NASA Hosted Payload

Launching in 2022, Intelsat 40e Will Provide High-performance Coverage to North and Central America Westminster, Colo. & McLean, Va. – February 3, 2020 – Intelsat (NYSE: I) has selected Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR), a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space...

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Intelsat Helps American Forces Network bring Super Bowl 54 to U.S. Troops around the World

Intelsat’s C-band Fleet has Supported AFN Content Distribution for 15+ Years Former U.S. Marine Staff Sergeant Josh Hauser knows what it’s like to serve overseas and miss out on important events back home. “When things like the Super Bowl or March Madness roll around, it can be hard – your m...

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5 Easy, In-Flight Connectivity Wins Commercial Airlines Can Score Today to Increase NPS and Drive Customer Loyalty

Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastion made headlines last month when he said his company was working hard to offer free Wi-Fi to its passengers. His comments didn’t come as a surprise to anyone in the aviation industry. After all, in-flight connectivity and entertainment have a positive impact on an airli...

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Satellite in a 5G World

There is broad and growing agreement that satellites will play a key role in 5G. Just last week, the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) agreed to define satellite-integration specifications in an upcoming release of its 5G technical standards. The consensus that satellite should be part of th...

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Intelsat Announces Successful Launch of Intelsat 39

Luxembourg, 6 August 2019 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) announced today the successful launch of Intelsat 39, which will provide video distribution and connectivity services for mobile network operators, enterprises, governmental entities, as well as aeronautical and maritime service provider...

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Intelsat Reports Intelsat 29e Satellite Failure

Customers Transitioning to Restoration Capacity Luxembourg, 18 April 2019 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) announced today that the anomaly previously disclosed on April 10, 2019 has resulted in the total loss of the Intelsat 29e spacecraft. A failure review board has been convened with the satellite...

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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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Horizons 3e: Redefining True Broadband Connectivity on the High Seas

Mark Rasmussen, VP and GM, Mobility, Intelsat With its large population spread across a vast area and a geography dominated by water, no region depends more on the shipping sector than the Asia Pacific and Oceania. The trade and economic growth of the region are reliant on thousands of vessels of al...

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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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