L3 to Offer Intelsat Broadband Service to Gov’t Aviation Clients

Intelsat and L3 Technologies have teamed up to bring a satellite-based broadband service to U.S. government aviation users.

L3 will integrate Intelsat’s FlexAir broadband service into its portfolio to provide in-flight communications capability for warfighters, government officials and cargo aircraft as well as support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, Intelsat said Friday.

“FlexAir will provide our government customers with the global access, guaranteed availability and agility needed for missions that have routes and requirements that can change in an instant,” said Charlie Daniels, president at L3’s global communications solutions business.

Intelsat recently launched FlexAir, which uses the company’s Ku-band and EpicNG communications satellite platforms to deliver managed broadband connectivity to users.

Skot Butler, president of Intelsat General, said FlexAir will work to provide L3’s aviation clients with high data rate transmissions and mobility needed to meet mission-critical requirements.

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