Press Releases

ViacomCBS Networks International Selects Intelsat for Video Distribution to Major Global Markets

Premium content powerhouse to maximize viewership with Intelsat’s full suite of managed media services, direct-to-home platform, robust video neighborhoods, terrestrial fiber and ground-to-satellite uplinks McLean, Va. – Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terres...

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Intelsat Announces New Vice President of Global Government Affairs and Policy

Peter B. Davidson brings more than 35 years of government, telecom and legal expertise McLean, Va. – Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, today announced that Peter B. Davidson has joined the company as Vice President of Global Government Affair...

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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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Intelsat Files C-band Spectrum Transition Plan with FCC to Accelerate America’s 5G Buildout

Filing encapsulates two years of detailed and proactive planning to expedite America’s C-band transition – while preserving quality service to Intelsat’s broadcast, cable, religious and government customers, and the 100+ million U.S. households they serve McLean, VA – Intelsat, operator of t...

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Intelsat Procures New Satellites for C-band Spectrum Transition

Contracts in place with U.S. manufacturers Maxar Technologies and Northrop Grumman McLean, VA – Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, today announced that it has contracted for new satellites with U.S. manufacturers, a necessary step to meet the ...

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Intelsat Opts into FCC Accelerated C-band Clearing Plan

Company mobilizes operations to accelerate C-band clearing for U.S. 5G McLean, Va. – Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, today filed a written commitment with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to accelerate clearing of the U.S. C...

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Intelsat Launches End-to-End Managed Cellular Backhaul Solution for U.S. Mobile Operators

Cost-efficient, turnkey managed service helps mobile operators quickly deploy 4G and 5G coverage everywhere, with a focus on rural America McLean, VA – Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, today launched Intelsat CellBackhaul, an end-to-end mana...

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Intelsat Undertakes Financial Restructuring to Pave the Way for Future Innovation and Growth

Strengthened Balance Sheet Will Complement Strong Operating Model Process Intended to Enhance Liquidity to Support Accelerated C-Band Clearing and Continued Investment; Expected to Result in a Substantial Reduction of Legacy Debt Burden Commitment Obtained for $1 Billion in Debtor-in-Possession Fina...

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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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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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Intelsat Announces New Investor Relations Vice President

Industry veteran brings expertise in cultivating strong relationships with investment community McLean, VA – Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, today announced that Tahmin O. Clarke has joined the company as Vice President of Investo...

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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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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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Intelsat Responds to Remarks of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai in C-Band Proceeding

Incentive clearing payments to certain satellite operators to total $9.7 billion, exclusive of clearing costs Draft Order expected on February 7, 2020 Washington, D.C., February 6, 2020 Intelsat (NYSE:  I) today responded to remarks delivered by Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) Chairma...

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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 Recognized with SD-WAN-over-Satellite “Service Implementation of the Year” Award

McLean, VA, 26 November 2019 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) announced its “SD-WAN over Satellite Access” demonstration won the 2019 Service Implementation of the Year award at the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) 3.0 Proof-of-Concept Showcase in Los Angeles last week. The annual event, hosted by internat...

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C-Band Alliance Joins With U.S. Wireless Community on FCC Filing Detailing C-Band Auction Principles

National, regional and rural wireless operators join with C-Band Alliance on principles for CBA-conducted auction Principles include auction transparency, fairness, and efficiency; multi-round ascending clock auction format; and contribution of portion of proceeds to U.S. Treasury Washington, D.C. ...

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Intelsat Announces Third Quarter 2019 Results

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C-Band Alliance Proposes to Clear 300 MHz of Spectrum for Nationwide 5G Deployment

C-Band Alliance updates 5G proposal to the FCC and offers to clear 300 MHz of C-band spectrum, inclusive of a 20-MHz guard band Proposes to make available for 5G use 100 MHz in 46 top metropolitan areas within 18 months of an FCC order, and 280 MHz throughout the continental U.S. within 36 months fr...

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Intelsat Announces 2019 Third Quarter Conference Call

Luxembourg, 18 October 2019 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and a leader in integrated satellite communications, will hold a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 8:30 am EDT to discuss 2019 third quarter financial result...

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Marlink and Intelsat Expand Connectivity Services for Maritime Sector Around the Globe

Extension of successful, long-term partnership ensures availability of reliable, high-speed broadband connectivity to support ship operations and crew needs   Oslo/Paris and Luxembourg, October 16, 2019: Marlink and Intelsat (NYSE:  I) announced today that the companies have agreed to a mu...

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Intelsat’s FlexMaritime Powers KVH Elite Streaming Service for Yachts

Luxembourg, 09 October 2019 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) announced today that its FlexMaritime service will power KVH Elite™ – a new, unlimited VSAT streaming service that provides high-definition (HD)-quality, dedicated bandwidth for yachts and leisure charters.  “FlexMaritime provides a ...

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Intelsat’s Chief Financial Officer to Present at Deutsche Bank’s 27th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference

Luxembourg, 17 September 2019 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), the world’s leading provider of satellite services and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced today that Intelsat’s Chief Financial Officer, David Tolley, will present at Deutsche Bank’s 27th Annual Leveraged...

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Intelsat General Introduces FlexGround: The Optimal Solution for Mobility Without Sacrificing Speed

High Data Rates, Compact Terminals and Anti-Jamming Capabilities Ensure Mission Success—Even in the Most Austere Environments Flexible, Pay-As-You-Go Service Plans Combined with Global Availability Enable Troops to Rapidly and Cost-Efficiently Access Connectivity Around the World    &nb...

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Intelsat Appoints Two New Members to Board of Directors

Luxembourg, 11 September 2019 – Intelsat, S.A. (NYSE: I) today announced that General Ellen M. Pawlikowski, United States Air Force (Retired) and Jacqueline D. Reses have been appointed as independent members of the company’s board of directors, effective immediately.  “We are de...

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Intelsat’s Chief Executive Officer to Present at Goldman Sachs’ 28th Annual Communacopia Conference

Luxembourg, 11 September 2019 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), the world’s leading provider of satellite services and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced today that Intelsat’s Chief Executive officer, Stephen Spengler, will present at Goldman Sachs’ 28th Annual Commun...

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