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Don’t Miss the Boat on Maritime Connectivity

February 12, 2021 Maritime Maritime

By the end of this decade, the global maritime connectivity market is projected to undergo steady growth and improved efficiencies, according to industry analysts. For example, capacity leased for Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT) is forecast to grow at a 27% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) by 2029, according to Euroconsult research[1]. Mean ... Read More

STEM Education: Connectivity is Key

February 11, 2021 Corporate Information

“These youngsters are determined, but don’t have the connectivity” Intelsat is working to bring reliable broadband internet to underserved and unconnected communities around the world. While we have connected many, there are still corners of the globe that struggle to access a regular, reliable internet connection. Lack of access ... Read More

Intelsat Selects Exceptional High School Students for Xinabox STEM Challenge

February 09, 2021 Corporate Information

Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, is partnering with XinaBox (pronounced “X in a Box”) to deliver space-focused STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning tools to teenagers across the African continent. Sixteen teenage applicants from all over the continent, including Sout ... Read More

The Making of an Intelsat Satellite

February 04, 2021 Global Network

Intelsat’s newest communications satellite, Galaxy 30 (G-30), went into service yesterday. It’s now providing Intelsat customers in North America with high-performance television-distribution service. In 2020, Intelsat announced our plans to procure, build and launch seven C-band satellites over the next few years. And earlier this year, we an ... Read More

Intelsat and Telenor Satellite to Add New 4K/UHD Channels to Key Regions Across Europe

February 02, 2021 Media Media

Intelsat and Telenor Satellite are extending their longstanding partnership at 1° West to expand 4K/Ultra High Definition (UHD) channel distribution to Nordic and Central Eastern European (CEE) countries, and directly into the homes of nearly 18 million Pay TV households in the region. The Intelsat and Telenor Satellite 1° West media distributio ... Read More

Busting the Myth of Inflight Broadband

January 29, 2021 Aviation

Welcome to the first installment of Intelsat’s “Myth vs. Fact” blog series, where we debunk common myths about satellite communications and highlight how Intelsat innovation is reshaping the future of global connectivity.  In 2019, U.S. airlines carried more than 925 million passengers, the highest total based on comparable records sinc ... Read More

Benefits of Intelsat General’s FlexAir Solution in Air Force Operations

January 26, 2021 Government

Having previously examined the key pain points that FlexAir can help solve for customers, Air Force Technology now takes a closer look at some use cases for Intelsat General’s connectivity solution for military and other non-commercial aircraft. This article will explore the advantages of using the FlexAir solution for aircraft operators flying ... Read More

Intelsat and Gogo Commercial Aviation: Reaching New Heights, Together

December 01, 2020 Aviation

In late August, Intelsat announced plans to acquire the Commercial Aviation business of Gogo, thereby bringing together two industry powerhouses to redefine the inflight broadband experience for airlines and passengers Today, we are pleased to announce that Gogo Commercial Aviation is officially part of the Intelsat family. It will operate as an I ... Read More

Intelsat and AMN Recognized for Accomplishments in Closing the Digital Divide

November 24, 2020 ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

Partnership has connected nearly 5 million people in underserved locations across Sub-Saharan Africa Intelsat and Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) were recently honored for their work bringing mobile connectivity to millions of people in remote areas across Sub-Saharan Africa. Euroconsult awarded Intelsat and AMN the “Mobile Connectivity / Universal ... Read More

Intelsat CellBackhaul Coming to Europe

November 17, 2020 ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

Managed service helps MNOs expand coverage to more communities, roadways, parks and remote sites Intelsat has recently seen a doubling of traffic in rural cellular networks, which we attribute to the shift in increased remote working, education and healthcare to these areas, and away from centralized urban centers. This trend is adding to the alre ... Read More

Intelsat Helps Scientists Stay Connected in One of the Planet’s Harshest Climates

October 22, 2020 Government

New high-wind satellite terminal headed to Antarctica Intelsat General Communications, an Intelsat subsidiary that primarily serves U.S. government and military customers, is proudly supporting the important work of the scientists stationed at the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) outpost in Antarctica who conduct research that cannot be done ... Read More

Go for Launch! Intelsat Brings Space STEM to Students in Africa

October 09, 2020 Partners

Intelsat is now partnering with XinaBox to deliver space-focused STEM learning tools to teenagers across the African continent. Intelsat is sponsoring scholarships, each worth hundreds of dollars, for 20 students in Africa to access XinaBox’s dedicated space STEM kits and educational programs, which culminate in students designing, building and ... Read More

Intelsat and Cubic Bring Connectivity to Louisiana First Responders in Aftermath of Hurricane Laura

October 07, 2020 Government Land Mobility

After Hurricane Laura made landfall as a Category 4 storm on the U.S. Gulf Coast in August, Intelsat and its customer Cubic provided critical internet connectivity to first responders and residents in Lake Charles, Louisiana. According to news reports, Hurricane Laura rolled onto shore with winds upwards of 150 mph. It devastated large swaths of ... Read More

How Emergency Responders Can Leverage Affordable, High-speed Communications When Disaster Strikes

September 24, 2020 Global Network Government Land Mobility

In a recent article, we discussed the changing communications landscape of the public emergency management sector. This covered trends like end users’ evolving data and communication needs, the limitations of traditional networks to meet these needs and how natural disasters further disrupt communication channels. Together, these three factors c ... Read More

Emergency Response Preparedness Requires the Right Land Mobile Solution

September 04, 2020 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier Government Land Mobility

Proper preparedness is the backbone of any emergency response team. This allows team members to hit the ground running with little to no delays. There are many factors that must be considered for effective emergency response readiness. Among them, a reliable communication channel that provides quick information access remains an important componen ... Read More

FlexAir: At the cutting edge of broadband communications for aircraft

September 04, 2020 Government

Demand for faster broadband communications for aircraft at high data rates has never been greater Uninterrupted connectivity has long been a requirement for government aviation, and for today’s military and other non-commercial government aircraft, demand for faster broadband communications at high data rates has never been greater. Enroute comm ... Read More

FlexMove: Easy-to-Deploy, High-Throughput Satellite Connectivity for First Responders

August 26, 2020 Global Network

For disaster relief and emergency response teams, time is of the essence. A disaster is often measured in minutes: a small window of opportunity during which lives can be saved and property, such as land, forestry and natural habitats, can be protected. Delays in response could potentially mean the difference between life and death. This ... Read More

High-speed Communications for Government Aircraft: Interview with IGC’s Robert McCord

August 21, 2020 Government

The company’s Senior Manager for Market Development, Robert McCord, spoke to Air Force Technology about FlexAir, Intelsat General’s managed service providing high data rate connectivity for government aircraft. Q: How did FlexAir come about? Robert McCord: FlexAir came about as a result of customer requirements for a managed service that was s ... Read More

Fifty-One Years and Counting: Intelsat Celebrates the Historic Apollo 11 Mission

July 20, 2020 Media

It’s amazing to believe that only 12 people have ever walked on the moon. Those fortunate souls surely haven’t forgotten the exhilarating moments they experienced. Many watched the live broadcast of this momentous occasion from their living room television sets as space pioneers Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their first leaps to the moon ... Read More

Live Aid, 35 Years Later: Celebrating Satellite History

July 13, 2020 Corporate Information Media

Monday, July 13 marks the 35th anniversary of Live Aid, a benefit concert that raised money for the relief of famine-stricken countries in Africa. The 16-hour “super concert” featured more than 75 acts, including Queen, Run DMC, Paul McCartney, Madonna and Elton John performing in two spots: Wembley Stadium in London and JFK Stadium ... Read More