Intelsat S.A. announced that Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) has contracted with Intelsat for up to 1 Gbps of capacity on the recently announced Intelsat EpicNG satellite platform, to be used in the delivery of aeronautical consumer broadband and LIVE TV services.

Panasonic’s Global Communications Services provides in-flight broadband connectivity, mobile phone services and LIVE television programming to airlines flying land-mass and transoceanic routes, globally.

Today, this unique solution is available over the company’s global Ku-band aeronautical network. With more than 1,500 aircraft committed to the Global Communications Services, Panasonic has selected the Intelsat EpicNG satellite platform to ensure the highest possible bandwidth for existing and future airline customers.