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Intelsat General Awarded Contract by TeleCommunication Systems to Provide Satellite Services to the U.S. Marine Corps

November 19, 2013

Bethesda, MD

Bethesda, MD, Nov. 18 2013 – Intelsat General Corp. has been awarded a subcontract from
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable
and secure mobile communication technology, to provide managed Ku bandwidth on Intelsat
satellites, in addition to associated teleport and terrestrial services, for the U.S. Marine Corps.

The initial subcontract is for a base 12-month period starting August 1, 2013, with four, one-year
option periods. The TCS contract was issued under the joint Defense Information Systems
Agency/GSA Future Commercial Satcom Acquisition program. TCS is one of eight prime
contract awardees under the $2.6 billion Custom SATCOM Solutions (CS2) vehicle, which was
awarded in August 2012.

Intelsat General is also providing TCS with IGC Sat-View, a customized, encrypted, bandwidthmanagement-reporting
tool that enhances the ability to monitor and manage satellite circuits on
the network and includes a scheduling feature to enable a more efficient utilization of assigned
satellite bandwidth.

TCS Government Solutions Group President Michael Bristol said: “Intelsat General and TCS
have developed a strong, strategic partnership that is a part of our ongoing effort to supply our
fighting forces with superior satellite communication solutions.”

“Through our partnership with TCS, we will be able to provide satellite services that are vital
communications links supporting Marine Corps operations and deployed forces overseas and in
the United States,” said Kay Sears, President of Intelsat General. “We will also provide a better
means of monitoring and managing the satellite resources being used on the network.”

About Intelsat General Corp.

Intelsat General provides satellite communications solutions to military, commercial and
government customers over Intelsat’s fleet of more than 50 satellites and a global terrestrial
network of teleports and fiber infrastructure. From remote military outposts, disaster
recovery sites and U.S. embassies to health and homeland security agencies, Intelsat General’s
solutions support even the most complex operations, from routine to mission critical, anywhere
on the globe. These solutions address the numerous communications challenges inherent in a
wide range of applications. From Airborne ISR/UAV scenarios to Distance Learning to Logistics,
Intelsat General engineers can enhance government, military and commercial communications
to allow customers to achieve their mission objectives. Based in Bethesda, MD, Intelsat General
is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Intelsat S.A, the world’s largest and most experienced
provider of fixed and mobile satellite services for many of the world’s leading media and network
companies, ISPs and government agencies.

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