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  • Intelsat General Secures Ku-Band Satellite Services Contract With Centcom - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 president of satellite networks and […] More

  • Intelsat, L-3 Subsidiaries Test Automatic Beam Switching Tech for Unmanned Aerial Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 out the test on Intelsat's Horizons-1 […] More

  • AFCENT Taps Intelsat General for Ku-Band Satellite Services; Skot Butler Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 satellite ground terminals supporting C4ISR […] More

  • Kay Sears, President of Intelsat General, on the commercial satellite industry - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kay Sears, President of Intelsat General, on the commercial satellite industry

    In her role at Intelsat, Kay Sears is president of a wholly-owned subsidiary called Intelsat General.  Intelsat General was formed after the Gulf War when the commercial satellite community rallied to support the military in a substantial way.  “There was a realization that the government sector was a very important customer for satellite communications,“ says […] More

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