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

May 08, 2020 Global Network ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

We often take for granted our access to technology. For people living in many countries, however, that luxury is often hard to come by. William Tabera is a cocoa producer in Centroamérica, San Martín, Peru. His family plucks the fruit pods and processes the seeds inside. Until recently, Tabera’s village didn’t have cellular service or ... Read More

A Dynamic Commercial Space Industry Needs STEM Skills

December 05, 2017 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier

The world’s first satellite, Sputnik I, went into orbit 60 years ago and was about the size of a beach ball. Its four antennas transmitted radio pulses. The most recent Intelsat EpicNG satellite that went into orbit this past September is as big as a school bus and can deliver 45 Gbps of broadband to ... Read More

Broadcasting Beyond the Congestion: Satellites Strengthen Live TV Coverage with Blended Network Delivery

August 23, 2017 Global Network Media

By Peter Ostapiuk, Head of Media Services, Intelsat The options available to broadcasters for getting live video from the scene of a breaking news or sporting event back to the studio or production facility have never been greater—or more confusing! While newsgathering trucks, equipped with conventional satellite or microwave broadcast transmiss ... Read More

The Beatles Said, “It’s Easy,” But the 50th Anniversary of the ‘Our World’ Broadcast Reminds Us That It Wasn’t

June 20, 2017 Corporate Information Media

By Peter Ostapiuk, Head of Media Product Services In an era when you can send a video of your cat around the globe in the blink of an eye, it seems quaint to recall that just 50 years ago, Intelsat satellites carried the first-ever live international video broadcast, the TV special “Our World.” The two-and-a-half-hour ... Read More

Latin American Video Neighborhood Adding HD Capacity

April 26, 2017 Corporate Information Global Network Media

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 neighborhood begins with an anchor tenant that, due ... Read More

2017 Trends in Broadband

February 01, 2017 Global Network ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

Broadband …Moving Closer to Delivering the High-Quality Online Experience to End Users Who Go Where the Work Takes Them Karen Emery, Director, Product Management, Broadband The demand for connectivity anywhere, anytime and to any device, will continue to grow in 2017, both in traditional sectors such as wireless connectivity and enterprise netwo ... Read More

2016 – An Exciting Year in Space

January 25, 2017 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier

This past year brought a number of positive developments in the ongoing partnership between commercial satellite service providers and our government customers. Perhaps the most exciting was that Intelsat launched and deployed our next-generation high-throughput satellite (HTS) platform, Intelsat EpicNG, which has been in the works for several yea ... Read More

2015 – Great Progress, Great Things to Come in Space

February 04, 2016 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier

2015 was year of transition and promise in space. We finally saw signs that the government demand for commercial bandwidth and services is stabilizing after a steady decline resulting from reductions in U.S. military forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the DoD budget challenges following sequestration. At the same time, we were pleased ... Read More