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Intelsat to Provide Satellite Services for Myanmar’s Wireless Comms Network

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 …

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Intelsat Taps SSL to Deliver a Communications Satellite for Broadband Networking and Video Distribution

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 …

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Intelsat, Marlink Extend Joint Connectivity Offerings for Maritime Clients; Kurt Riegelman Comments

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 …

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Intelsat General Secures Ku-Band Satellite Services Contract With Centcom

U.S. Central Command has awarded an Intelsat subsidiary a contract to deliver Ku-band satellite services to support operations across Centcom’s areas of responsibility in North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Intelsat General will work to provide Centcom up to 288 megahertz of Ku-band connectivity via the subsidiary’s satellite communications technology, the company said Monday. Skot Butler, Intelsat General vice …

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Intelsat, L-3 Subsidiaries Test Automatic Beam Switching Tech for Unmanned Aerial Systems

Subsidiaries of Intelsat and L-3 Communications have tested a new automatic beam switching technology designed to help unmanned aircraft systems with the latter company’s satellite communications packages run on the former’s Epic high-throughput satellite platform. Intelsat General and L-3 CS-West aim to help UAS achieve throughput through Epic and subsequently validate the platform’s compatability with existing aircraft, Intelsat said Monday. The companies carried …

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Intelsat Launches Boeing-Built Comms Satellite

A telecommunications satellite that Boeing built for Intelsat lifted off Wednesday from a French Guiana spaceport aboard an Ariane 5 rocket. Intelsat 29e launched into space at 6:20 p.m. Eastern Time and began to transmit initial signals to a ground station nearly 40 minutes after liftoff, Intelsat said Wednesday. It is the first …

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AFCENT Taps Intelsat General for Ku-Band Satellite Services; Skot Butler Comments

The U.S. Air Forces Central Command has awarded Intelsat General a contract to deliver Ku-band satellite services in support of the command’s communication activities in the Middle East. Intelsat General said Nov. 23 it will provide AFCENT up to 144 megahertz of Ku-band connectivity using the company’s satcom technology. “The deployed airmen are operating …

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Intelsat to Launch 1st Boeing-Built EpicNG Satellite in January; Stephen Spengler Comments

Intelsat has scheduled a launch of the first Boeing-built Intelsat EpicNG satellite aboard Arianespace‘s Ariane 5 ECA rocket for Jan. 27, 2016 to provide mobility and broadband services across the Americas and North Atlantic region. Intelsat 29e will work to deliver a digital payload that supports high-throughput connectivity for commercial and government users, Intelsat said …

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Intelsat CFO Michael McDonnell to Join Quintiles as Finance Chief

Michael McDonnell, chief financial officer at Intelsat since 2008, will depart the satellite services conglomerate in mid-December to take the CFO position at contract research organization Quintiles. Quintiles said Monday McDonnell will succeed current CFO Kevin Gordon, who has held that role since 2010 and will move into the chief operating officer capacity at the Durham, …

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Kay Sears of Intelsat General on Industry’s Role in Military Satcom Programs, Firm’s DC Area Presence

Intelsat General — a subsidiary of the satellite services conglomerate Intelsat S.A. — moved its headquarters in the summer of last year to Tysons Corner, Va, which also houses offices for the parent company. Kay Sears has led Intelsat General as president for 9 years and the business was one of 14 …

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Intelsat Launches SSL-Built Intelsat 34 Satellite; Stephen Spengler Comments

Intelsat has launched its latest satellite aboard an Ariane 5 rocket to provide C- and Ku-band connectivity for direct-to-home, cable programming and broadband services. The company said Thursday the Intelsat 34 satellite will serve as the replacement to the Intelsat 805 and Galaxy 11 satellites in the company’s video distribution network for Latin America. California-based commercial …

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