Showing 1 - 20 of 353 results

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 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

Satcom Innovation that Continues to Deliver for Mission-critical Emergency Response

July 07, 2020 Government

At Intelsat General, we continue to innovate solutions tailored to our customers’ evolving needs, particularly those performing mission-critical work on the front lines of emergency response, humanitarian aid and combat operations. In fact, our engineers and technical experts have spent decades supporting our customers’ disaster-recovery missi ... Read More

Keeping Mobile Customers Connected (and Happy) When Outages Occur

July 02, 2020 ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

Whether texting a friend, checking the latest weather or news, or calling 911 for assistance, mobile subscribers depend on continuous, quality connectivity when using their cellular-enabled mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, laptops). When that connectivity is unexpectedly interrupted, subscribers quickly become frustrated and turn immediately ... Read More

Intelsat General Supports Transmission of Live, High-Definition Video through Helicopter Blades

June 23, 2020 Government

Sending live, high-definition video from the cockpit of a helicopter through its rotor blades and up to a satellite – with no disruption and minimal data or signal loss – has previously proved challenging. But now, beyond-line-of-sight satellite communication from a helicopter is possible, and Intelsat satellites are playing a crucial role. Hu ... Read More

Intelsat and Broadband TV News Explore Media Distribution Market in Central and Eastern Europe

June 12, 2020 Media

Three-part webinar series now available on demand Intelsat recently hosted a three-part webinar series in partnership with Broadband TV News to discuss the current status and future of the media distribution market in Central and Eastern Europe. We were joined by industry experts who reviewed insights, technical challenges and trends, as well as ... Read More

After the Storm: Intelsat Helps Connect Cyclone-Battered Island

June 10, 2020 Global Network

Capacity donation part of Intelsat’s ongoing work with UN Emergency Telecommunications Cluster Restoring communications on the island of Vanuatu in the Solomon Islands. Much needed communication relief has arrived on the remote of island of Vanuatu in the Solomon Islands. Cyclone Harold battered this area in early April, making landfall as a Cat ... Read More

Increased Demand for Content Creates Opportunities for Broadcasters in Africa

June 08, 2020 Media

Intelsat helps broadcasters tap into growing direct-to-home market and bring in-demand content to more viewers across the continent Viewership habits in Africa are changing as consumers continue to demand a more personalized media experience across a variety of connected devices and one that’s catered to their growing preference for more localiz ... Read More

Introducing FlexMove – A New Era of Land Mobility Connectivity

June 05, 2020 Land Mobility

A flexible and fully provisioned global managed service that removes the cost and complexity out of creating and managing a communications network In a recent blog, we explored the limitations of legacy networks and the challenges that arise from attempts to satisfy the increasing data demands from land mobility end users. The challenges ... Read More