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An Intelsat subsidiary has joined a channel partner program of Airbus‘ defense and space segment for military satellite communication services. Intelsat General will offer Skynet X-band and ultra-high-frequency services to the U.S. government under the channel partner agreement, Airbus said Wednesday. Richard Franklin, head of the secure communications business at Airbus Defense and Space, said the new partnership will provide services to customers via the newly […] More
Aerojet Rocketdyne has provided the rocket engines that Intelsat‘s Boeing-built 33e communications satellite currently uses to perform in-flight maneuvers as the satellite begins operations. The rocket and missile propulsion manufacturer said Friday the satellite, which is part of the Intelsat Epic Next Generation series, is equipped with its 100-volt electric propulsion thrusters and the MR-111C and MR-106L monopropellant hydrazine engines. Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO and […] More
Rory Welch, vice president of engineering and service delivery at Intelsat General, has said the U.S. government should work to leverage insights from the commercial space industry in an effort to facilitate innovation and keep the country's edge in the national security space domain. Welch wrote in a blog post published Tuesday that the U.S. […] More
An Intelsat subsidiary has secured a task order from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide satellite connectivity to RiteNet Corp. in support of the U.S. Army‘s tests. Intelsat General said Thursday RiteNet will use Ku-band capacity on an Intelsat satellite to supply ongoing and surge capacity for the Army’s Warfighter Information Network. The service branch uses WIN-T to conduct a range […] More
The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded By Light Professional IT Services a three-month contract to support satellite communication services for hurricane relief efforts in Haiti. By Light said Monday it will combine the firm’s engineering expertise with Intelsat‘s Ku-band Galaxy 18 satellite platform to provide communications support to first responders. Mike Bowser, By Light senior vice president, said that By Light and Intelsat’s […] More
Skot Butler, president of Intelsat General, has said he thinks there will be a demand for multi-band satellite communications services within the Defense Department in an effort to provide users with more choices, Space News reported Tuesday. Butler told SpaceNews editor-in-chief Brian Berger in an interview that the U.S. Air Force's Wideband Analysis of Alternatives seems to […] More
An Intelsat subsidiary has received a contract to provide commercial satellite communication services for an Airbus-provided European defense network. This long-term contract renewal will cover selected C- and Ku-band transponders across various Intelsat General satellites that support national and international voice and data applications for end-users. Skot Butler, Intelsat General president, said the company’s satellite systems […] More
Intelsat has launched a Boeing-manufactured high throughput satellite aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle on Wednesday from French Guiana as part of a project designed to bring C- and Ku-band capacity to Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Intelsat said Wednesday Intelsat 33e, the second of a planned seven EpicNG satellite project, will join Intelsat 29e to form a high-throughput overlay to […] More
Intelsat has been selected to provide satellite services to Myanmar in an effort to build on the country's 2G and 3G wireless network infrastructure. Myanmar’s ministry of transport and communications will initially utilize C-band satellite services from Intelsat 902 and Ku-band services from Intelsat 906 for wireless communications services, Intelsat said Friday. The goal is to expand broadband […] More
Intelsat has selected Space Systems Loral to provide a high-power communications satellite for broadband networking and video distribution services in Africa, Europe and Asia. The Intelsat 39 will replace the SSL-built Intelsat 902 satellite launched in 2001 and feature both C-band and Ku-band transponders and use the SSL 1300 platform to support various applications such as electric propulsion, […] More
Orbital ATK has received a contract to build, test and launch a commercial in-space servicing vehicle for Intelsat. Orbital ATK will work to provide satellite servicing through the Mission Extension Vehicle-1 in an effort to extend the life of in-orbit satellites, Orbital ATK said Tuesday. “There is a vital need to service fully functional but ageing […] More
Intelsat and Marlink have moved to extend their existing strategic agreement that covers connectivity services to maritime customers via the former company’s global Ku-band capacity and terrestrial network. Marlink plans to increase its throughput in order to meet end-user demand as Intelsat prepares to integrate its EpicNG satellites into a network in the second quarter of 2016, Intelsat […] More
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