LUXEMBOURG/WASHINGTON – Leading satellite companies Intelsat S.A. and SES S.A. today announced alignment on a proposal to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which seeks to protect the wide array of established satellite services in the 3700-4200 MHz C-band downlink spectrum while opening a specified portion of that spectrum for terrestrial mobile use. The joint proposal, which was developed in response to the unique U.S. telecommunications environment, aims to protect … [Read more...] about Intelsat and SES Propose Joint Use of C-band in the U.S.
Luxembourg and London − Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) announced that it has entered into a commercial agreement with OneWeb, the venture planning to build, deploy and operate a low earth orbit (LEO) Ku-band satellite constellation. Under the agreement, Intelsat will partner with OneWeb to use OneWeb’s LEO platform, once established, to complement Intelsat’s geostationary orbit (GEO) satellite services, resulting in the first and only fully global, pole-to-pole high throughput … [Read more...] about Intelsat enters strategic alliance with OneWeb
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 … [Read more...] about Panasonic Avionics employs Intelsat for aeronautical broadband and LIVE TV delivery
Intelsat S.A. has reported a delay in deploying one of the two solar arrays on the Intelsat 19 satellite, which was launched by Sea Launch earlier on. Intelsat and Space Systems/Loral, the manufacturer of the satellite, are investigating the cause and are pursuing corrective actions. The spacecraft is secure at this time in geostationary transfer orbit. Intelsat 19 is the planned replacement for Intelsat 8 at 166°E, which serves customers in the north and southwest Pacific region. Intelsat 8 … [Read more...] about Intelsat 19 suffers setback
Intelsat Global Holdings S.A., which established the first commercial global satellite communications system in 1965, has filed with U.S. regulators last week to raise up to $1.75 billion through an initial public offering (IPO) of its common stock. The company will change its name to Intelsat S.A. before listing in the New York Stock Exchange. For more than 45 years, Intelsat has been delivering information and entertainment for many of the world’s leading media and network … [Read more...] about Intelsat to raise US$1.75 billion in IPO
Luxembourg and Hong Kong – Intelsat S.A. and PCCW Global have agreed to interconnect their Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) networks. Intelsat and PCCW Global will be able to offer networking solutions and access to the world’s premier video neighbourhoods to customers in Asia leveraging Intelsat’s fleet of more than 50 satellites and its teleports in North America and Europe. This is the first-ever interconnect between IntelsatONE and a partner network that supports both … [Read more...] about Intelsat and PCCW Global connect