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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

Intelsat and Team Rubicon: Connecting Communities through Rapid Disaster Response

September 19, 2019 Media

Our nation has been beset by numerous natural disasters over the past two years. I’m a veteran of both the military and commercial satellite industry. I wanted a chance to serve again by supporting disaster recovery efforts, and I found a way to do so through the Team Rubicon organization. Team Rubicon was born in ... Read More

New FlexGround Service Delivers High-Speed Broadband to Forces in Remote Areas

September 12, 2019 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier

For more than five decades, Intelsat General has been providing the satellite capacity and the services needed by the U.S. and allied governments to support troops operating in the world’s hot spots. Satellite technology on the ground and in space has improved greatly in that time, so that yesterday’s large, bulky antennas have been replaced ... Read More

The Reimagination Imperative: Building Tomorrow’s Media Ecosystem

September 12, 2019 Media

Bill O’Hara, General Manager, Media Many articles have been written about the disruption occurring within the media industry.  Media platforms have become fragmented and business models upended.  The fact of the matter is that this is not the first time—nor the last—that the content distribution ecosystem will undergo a structural ... Read More

Disaster Response Team Connects Communities in Wake of Devastating Storm

September 11, 2019 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier Government

About In the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, two former Marines noticed a disturbing problem: Emergency disaster relief was dangerously slow, leaving survivors without critical resources like water and medical care. Assembling a small team of veterans, they deployed to Haiti and provided critical aid to thousands of survivors. Team Rubicon ... Read More

Service Beyond Satellite

September 09, 2019 ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

By Jean-Philippe Gillet, Vice President and General Manager, Networks One of the primary values of satellite service has been (and will likely always be) the ability to connect businesses and communities from anywhere around the globe. That’s the value Intelsat has traditionally brought to our customers: enterprises and ISPs depend on the reach ... Read More

Intelsat Achieves Mobile Milestone in sub-Saharan Africa, Making the Impossible Possible

August 29, 2019 ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

Nelson Mandela once said, “Our children are the rock on which our future will be built.” There has probably been no greater influence on the youth of today than the advancement of digital and communications technologies. As UNICEF points out in its The State of the World’s Children 2017 report, childhood itself is becoming increasingly ... Read More

Connectivity is a Basic Necessity; Intelsat and edotco Group are Working to Make Sure Everyone in Asia has Access

August 14, 2019 Corporate Information

Terry Bleakley, Regional Vice President, Asia Basic connectivity is recognized around the globe as a critical factor in driving sustainable development and economic growth. And as the internet becomes more essential to the day-to-day activities of businesses, governments and individuals, providing universal access takes on greater importance. But ... Read More

No Passport Required: Leading Japanese Broadcaster Partners with Intelsat to Bring Viewers to Machu Picchu via BS4K

August 12, 2019 Global Network Media

Bill O’Hara, General Manager, Media Each year, millions of tourists flock to the Andes mountains to take in the breathtaking hilltop views of Machu Picchu and immerse themselves in the lush vegetation and mysteries of the Incan empire. Because Machu Picchu is nestled in the slopes of Peru’s highest mountain, it can create a logistical ... Read More

COMSAT Takes Flight with FlexAir: A Conversation with Ed Slater

June 12, 2019 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier

In December 2018, Intelsat General launched FlexAir, a new managed service offering that provides high, performing, resilient broadband service for en-route communications for government officials, troops and cargo aircraft as well as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. COMSAT, a leading operator of customized and secure end-to ... Read More

Q&A with Lesley Rahman of Intelsat General

March 07, 2019 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier

March 8th is International Women’s Day (IWD) this year. IWD is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The celebration has occurred for well over a century, with the first​ ​IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. IWD today ... Read More

Investing for a C-band Future

March 06, 2019 Corporate Information

By Hazem Moakkit, Vice President of Spectrum Strategy, Intelsat Intelsat’s Commitment to C-band in Asia For over 40 years customers worldwide have relied on C-band fixed-satellite services (FSS) for connectivity essential to economic development and the public interest: Media Broadcast – Distribution of news, sports, and entertainment tele ... Read More

A ‘New Chapter’ in Government Procurement of Satellite Solutions

February 20, 2019 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier

At the end of 2018, division chief Clare Grason and her entire satellite communications team at the Defense Information Systems Agency moved over to work in the same capacity under Gen. John (“Jay”) Raymond at the Air Force Space Command (AFSPC). As she said of the transfer in November at the Global MilSatCom conference in ... Read More

5G is on the Horizon — What Will It Take to Accelerate the Development of the Network of Networks

February 11, 2019 Corporate Information ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

Mohammad Marashi, Vice President, Innovation With the first of the 5G networks beginning operations in 2019, business and consumer excitement for 5G is growing. While these initial deployments will be small in scale and relegated to urban areas, it is a critical first step toward 5G services becoming a global reality. At the core of ... Read More

Dependability as a Service: The Key to a Positive User Experience

January 11, 2019 ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

For more than 100 years, variations on the motto “the customer is always right” have driven the way in which businesses approach the people who buy their products and use their services. And although the word “always” might seem too strong at times, we can at least acknowledge that providing a consistently positive customer experience ... Read More

Powering Government Aircraft Missions with Reliable Ku-band Connectivity

December 14, 2018 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier

While reliable inflight WiFi is quickly becoming a ‘must have’ for commercial air travel, the need for uninterrupted connectivity to small mobility terminals supporting mission critical applications has long been an indisputable and unnegotiable requirement for government aviation. Whether responding to an emergency situation, running an ISR o ... Read More

A Thanksgiving Message from Intelsat General

November 21, 2018 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to pause and reflect for which we are thankful.  Each year we have the honor and privilege to help our government customers connect and stay in touch with their families from wherever they have been deployed.  On this day, we give thanks to the men and women and their families ... Read More