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Stretched Air Mobility Command Needs Better Comms to Meet Global Mission

The U.S. Air Force’s Air Mobility Command (AMC) is stretched thin across the world. Constant operations and disaster relief flights have created a situation in…

Global Government Workshop Brings Industry Up to Date on Latest Satellite Technologies

Representatives from governments around the world will be gathering in London in early September to learn more about how high-throughput satellites (HTS) are transforming space…

Fall Progress Report: More Partners and New Technology Equals Superior Government Services

As we prepare for a number of important military space conferences this fall, I’d like to report on progress made on our major 2017 priorities.…

Getting There First: Gen. Hyten on the Need for Speed and Innovation in Strategic Deterrence

Space plays an important role in strategic deterrence and is, in fact, a priority for U.S. Strategic Command. However, in a recent talk, Air Force…

What’s the Best Way to Meet the SatCom needs of Global Governments?

At Intelsat and Intelsat General, we know that customer needs typically differ to some degree. However, decades of experience serving government customers have demonstrated recurring…

Video on New Test Results for High-Throughput Satellites Confirm Higher Performance

High-throughput satellite (HTS) platforms like Intelsat EpicNG are poised to take on the growing demand for more flexible connectivity and enhanced performance, all at a…

Understanding the New HTS Realities

The commercial space industry is on the cusp of a new era in satellite performance. In the past two years, multiple commercial satellite operators have…

A New Level of SATCOM for Government – Intelsat 33e Enters Service

This past weekend Intelsat 33e, the second of the Intelsat EpicNG high throughput satellites (HTS), successfully completed all in-orbit testing and entered service on 29…

2016 – An Exciting Year in Space

This past year brought a number of positive developments in the ongoing partnership between commercial satellite service providers and our government customers. Perhaps the most…

Keeping Space Communications Reliable for an “Always On” World

So many of the services we all depend on today are powered by space communications. Just think about it - bank ATMs and gas stations,…

Happy Holidays at the End of an Epic Year!

The SatCom Frontier editorial team and everyone at Intelsat General Corp. would like to take this opportunity to send our best wishes for the Holiday…

Military Counsels Patience While Industry Shows Action

Antony Allen Vraa sounded the alarm for a shortfall in bandwidth needed for the U.S. military, then added why the alarm can’t be answered any…