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In the latest Seatrade Cruise Review, Mark Rasmussen, Vice President and General Manager of Mobility at Intelsat talks about the new levels of connectivity high-throughput satellit...

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SES and Intelsat move to protect C-band with joint plan

Satellite operators SES and Intelsat have teamed up to propose the joint use of C-band capacity by satellite and terrestrial mobile operators in the US to the FCC.  Read the f...

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Satellite players back spectrum proposal to speed 5G

SES joined fellow satellite provider Intelsat in backing a proposal to allow mobile operators to use C-band spectrum, in a move designed to spur investment and accelerate 5G r...

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SES, Intelsat join in the US to liberate C-band spectrum and push 5G deployment

SES and Intelsat have agreed to team up in the US and liberate some spectrum in the 3700-4200 MHz C-band, in line with a proposal for the Federal Communications Commis...

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SES allies with Intelsat, Intel on revised US C-band proposal

Satellite fleet operator SES has agreed to join Intelsat on an amended proposal to let 5G networks use some of the satellite industry’s coveted C-band spectrum for next-ge...

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SES rallies to Intelsat’s C-band 5G sharing cause, presenting united front to FCC

In a major victory for Intelsat, rival SES has agreed to a joint proposal to U.S. regulators to permit sharing C-band spectrum with terrestrial mobile network operators in s...

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Satellite Operators Pitch Plan to Share Airwaves

Two top commercial satellite operators agreed to team up on a plan to clear some of their wireless spectrum for use by other companies, a move they say will spur new teleco...

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Intelsat appoints Halawi as CCO

Intelsat has announced the appointment of satellite industry executive Samer Halawi to Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Assuming the role effective January 9th 2018, Halawi will...

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Intelsat appoints Samer Halawi CCO

Intelsat has appointed satellite industry executive Samer Halawi to Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Assuming the role effective January 9, 2018, Halawi will lead an organisati...

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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-definiti...

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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 techn...

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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...

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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-spee...

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TranSPORT 2017: Nature of Contribution Links Changes as Public Internet Plays Bigger Role

Once upon a time, those involved in the contribution business (and their clients) had one choice: look to the sky, find a satellite, and work to ensure that the signal gets to...

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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...

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Intelsat Supports Hurricane Recovery Operations

Intelsat is providing communications services using its Globalized Network and IntelsatOne Flex managed service, a customizable offering that aggregates space segment. Rea...

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Satellite and Technologies Co-Exist to Deliver Ground-Breaking News

For decades, the use of satellite for newsgathering has been the dominant delivery platform for live TV news. But with the convenience cellular technology offers, is satellite stil...

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Charter, ACA to FCC: Cable needs C-band for satellite backhaul

Intelsat and Intel have proposed that C-band be accessible to wireless operators to “help accelerate the introduction of 5G services, benefitting American consumers”. Read the ...

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Intelsat, with Intel, Proposes Way for 5G to Use Satellite’s C-band Spectrum

Global satellite operator Intelsat has teamed up with tech giant Intel to urge the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to let terrestrial communications companies make us...

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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 Eur...

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Intelsat, allied with Intel, proposes to cede ground on C-band in return for terrestrial operator payment

Satellite fleet operator Intelsat, transforming a spectrum threat into a revenue opportunity, has joined with Intel to ask U.S. regulators to permit Intelsat and other sate...

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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. Li...

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Intelsat, Intel Propose C-Band 5G Solution

Intelsat and Intel are teaming up on a marketplace-based proposal to allow for joint- use of parts of the C-band spectrum (3700-4200) for 5G wireless, with...

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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...

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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 Intelsa...

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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 oper...

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Interview with SET Expo Journal – Márcio Brasil

At the recent SET Expo show, Intelsat’s Márcio Brasil spoke with SET Expo Journal to describe how Intelsat is serving the Latin American media market. Brasil talked about th...

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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, Mis...

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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 Sept...

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