About Intelsat General

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About Intelsat General


We provide a wide range of secure communications solutions for commercial and government applications that allow you to make your networks more flexible, reliable and resilient.

We offer you far more than satellite bandwidth, using our unmatched technical know-how and global reach to craft unique solutions suited to your requirements.  Our fleet of approximately 50 satellites and some 36,000 miles of terrestrial fiber link your network to our strategically located teleports and PoPs worldwide, allowing you to meet all of your communications needs, from routine to mission critical.

We can provide you:

  • Global coverage using C-band, Ka-band, X-band, UHF and Ku-band satellite capacity
  • Steerable Ku-band beams for quickly addressing changing requirements
  • Transponder availability of 99.995%
  • Approximately 50 satellites for managing new requirements and coverage areas
  • Major teleports in Southern California, Maryland, Atlanta, Hawaii,  Germany and Hong Kong
  • Global teleport and terrestrial interconnect services on the IntelsatOne network
  • Transportable and mobile applications for field operations
  • Cellular backhaul to quickly and securely connect dispersed and remote areas
  • 24/7 Technical support and customer service

Based in McLean, VA, we are an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Intelsat S.A, the world’s largest and most experienced provider of fixed and mobile satellite services. Intelsat General operates pursuant to a Department of Defense proxy agreement and has maintained a facility security clearance for over 10 years.  Intelsat’s administrative offices and the majority of its employees are located in the United States as are the Satellite Operations Center used to command and control the spacecraft, Intelsat’s primary customer service center and Network Operations Center and the Intelsat General Network Operations Center (ISOC).

From remote military outposts, disaster recovery  sites and embassies to health and homeland security agencies, our solutions enable  even the most complex government and commercial applications, keeping you connected to your people, your programs and your resources, any time, any place.

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