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Intelsat’s Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility

April 23, 2020 Corporate Information

Environment, community and people are focal points of company’s CSR work For more than 50 years, Intelsat has been connecting the world with satellite technology. We’re perhaps best known for bringing monumental events, from the Moon landing and royal weddings, into the living rooms of millions of people around the globe. Some of our most ... Read More

Intelsat and AMN Bring Mobile Connectivity to 1,000th Site in Sub-Saharan Africa

April 20, 2020 Global Network ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos Professional Satellite Services

Eighteen-month partnership has helped connect 3.5 million people This month, we celebrated an incredible milestone with our partner Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) – connecting the 1,000th remote site and bringing access to 3.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa. Intelsat and AMN entered into a partnership in October of 2018 to accelerate the de ... Read More

MEV-1: A Look Back at Intelsat’s Groundbreaking Journey

April 17, 2020 Global Network Professional Satellite Services

On April 2, 2020, Intelsat 901 (IS-901) returned to service after docking with Northrop Grumman’s Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV-1) in geostationary orbit. Intelsat celebrated IS-901’s mission-extension milestone almost 55 years to the day after the historic launch of Intelsat 1 (a.k.a. “Early Bird”), the world’s first communications sat ... Read More

The Engineers of Intelsat

April 10, 2020 Corporate Information

Intelsat engineers pioneered satellite technology and created the satellite communications industry during the 1960’s space race. Today, our engineers continue to push the boundaries of technical innovation, creating new integrated solutions that connect people, businesses and communities – even in the most remote and challenging locations on ... Read More

CEO Stephen Spengler on Intelsat’s COVID-19 Response

April 06, 2020 Corporate Information

Company remains committed to keeping customers and partners supported, informed and connected during these challenging times The Coronavirus pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on people and businesses around the world. Our hearts and thoughts are with all of those directly and personally affected by this crisis. During this challenging tim ... Read More

President’s Day Reflection on Service and Space

February 17, 2020 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier

Since the launch of Sputnik by the Soviet Union in 1957, U.S. Presidents have set the agenda for America’s forays into space. There’s a clear line from President Kennedy’s push to get to the moon to President Trump’s establishment of a Space Force, shaping how we bring American scientific and engineering prowess to bear for ... Read More

Intelsat Helps American Forces Network bring Super Bowl 54 to U.S. Troops Around the World

January 31, 2020 Global Network Government Media Professional Satellite Services Blog - Satcom Frontier

Former U.S. Marine Staff Sergeant Josh Hauser knows what it’s like to serve overseas and miss out on important events back home. “When things like the Super Bowl or March Madness roll around, it can be hard – your mind immediately goes to what you’re missing out with friends and family. But, being able to ... Read More

5 Easy, In-Flight Connectivity Wins Commercial Airlines Can Score Today to Increase NPS and Drive Customer Loyalty

January 17, 2020 Aviation Global Network Professional Satellite Services

Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastion made headlines last month when he said his company was working hard to offer free Wi-Fi to its passengers. His comments didn’t come as a surprise to anyone in the aviation industry. After all, in-flight connectivity and entertainment have a positive impact on an airlines’ Net Promoter Score (NPS), a key ... Read More

Satellite in a 5G World

December 20, 2019 Global Network Professional Satellite Services

There is broad and growing agreement that satellites will play a key role in 5G. Just last week, the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) agreed to define satellite-integration specifications in an upcoming release of its 5G technical standards. The consensus that satellite should be part of the 5G standards, at this early and defining sta ... Read More

Why Commercial SATCOM Integration Funding is Critical to the U.S. Air Force

December 19, 2019 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier

For more than a decade now, Intelsat General has taken a leadership role in convincing the U.S. government to make better use of commercial satellite communications (COMSATCOM) in a wide range of military and non-military operations around the world. We have worked closely with both Congress and the Department of Defense (DoD) to make it ... Read More

Advancing Ground Force Missions Around the Globe with FlexGround

December 13, 2019 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier

In any military operation, staying connected and moving rapidly is of critical importance. Ground forces must have the available bandwidth to enable all applications—sensor data, video transmission, and communications relay—to ensure mission success and troop safety. In the past, military users had to choose between systems—one that provided ... Read More

Finally Taking Major Steps to Rein in Space Debris

December 05, 2019 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier

When Intelsat became a founding member of the Space Data Association (SDA) 10 years ago, we and other leading satellite operators were perhaps a bit naïve in thinking that by working together, we could have a major impact on the accumulation of orbital space debris. Indeed, progress has been slower than any of us had ... Read More

Happy Thanksgiving from Intelsat General

November 27, 2019 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier

Thanksgiving is a time to pause, reflect and give thanks. For many of the men and women who sacrifice and serve to protect our freedom, it also means being away from loved ones. Satellite communications have been connecting the home front with the front line for decades. Every year we at Intelsat General are proud ... Read More

Honoring our Veterans – Scott Tatum

November 14, 2019 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier

On November 11th, we all took a moment to reflect and honor the millions of brave men and women who have selflessly served in the United States Armed Forces. We’d like to express our deep gratitude and sincere appreciation for the brave and selfless sacrifices that these men and women in uniform—and their families–have made ... Read More

The Digital Divide: Solutions for Connecting the Forgotten 1 Billion

November 04, 2019 ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos Land Mobility

When the world connects, opportunities for progress emerge. Yet roughly half the world’s population — 4 billion people — still are not online. Of those, approximately 3 billion live in areas with access to mobile broadband but aren’t connecting for a variety of reasons. Those reasons range from lack of affordability to limited education. T ... Read More

Intelsat Upgrades Network Providing In-Store Entertainment at Military Exchanges

October 18, 2019 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier Government

Intelsat General recently began delivering television and radio programming to more than 900 retail outlets operated by the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) at military bases around the world. But rather than transmitting the programming by satellite continuously so that it can be shown to customers on in-store monitors or heard over ... Read More

Intelsat Interviews: Elvis

October 18, 2019 ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

Most people have heard of Elvis, the popular 1950s rock star who only needs to be referred to by his first name. The name Elvis Presley has instant name recognition worldwide. But Elvis Chidera? Most likely not, unless you grew up in a small village in Rivers State, Nigeria. But you should know him, because ... Read More

Boldly Going Where No One Has Before: Intelsat’s Journey with the First Mission Extension Vehicle

October 11, 2019 Global Network Government ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos Blog - Satcom Frontier

Today’s successful launch of the first Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV-1) represents a very exciting time for space and satellite communications. With tremendous innovation occurring on many levels of our ecosystem, Intelsat is pushing the boundaries of what many thought to be impossible. Because of recent advancements in technology, the impossib ... Read More

Service Beyond: The Next Frontier

October 02, 2019 ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

Jean-Philippe Gillet, Vice President and General Manager, Networks In my most recent blog, I posed the question: What else can be achieved when we extend Intelsat’s technology and services even further? One answer is that enterprises and solution providers harness the scale and power of cloud-enabled services wherever they are and wherever they ... Read More

Intelsat General and Partners Support Team Rubicon for Bahamas Disaster Relief

September 23, 2019 Corporate Information ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

On September 1st, 2019, Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas as a category 5 hurricane, tying the record for the strongest Atlantic hurricane to make landfall, lashing the Bahamian islands of Great Abaco and Grand Bahama.  Its slow rate of speed prolonged the islands’ exposure, causing unprecedented flooding and devastating large p ... Read More