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Talking UAS Market Trends with NSR Analyst Gagan Agrawal

Earlier this year the consulting firm Northern Sky Research released the fourth edition of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Satcom and Imaging Markets report. This report…

A Clear Path Forward for Military Organizations to Leverage HTS

In the past year, Intelsat has proven the capabilities of its new constellation of Intelsat EpicNG high-throughput satellites (HTS) and recently put into service its…

Sixty Years of Technology in Space – What’s Changed?

Sixty years ago, the United States successfully launched the nation’s first satellite into space. The satellite, Explorer 1, was tiny by today’s standards: 80 inches…

Intelsat General and General Atomics Demonstrate HTS Beam Switching Capabilities

As unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are used more widely for military and civil missions, the UAS communications infrastructure must keep up with the technological advances…

Intelsat General Successfully Tests Satellite Tech with UAS

A Better Way for Governments to Acquire the Latest in Satellite Technologies

New technology such as high-throughput satellites (HTS) have transformed space architecture and invigorated what had been a predictable global market. Countries of all sizes want…

Intelsat 37e Successfully Launches, Bringing Enhanced HTS Coverage for Africa, Europe and the Americas

Intelsat S.A., parent company of Intelsat General Corporation, announced the successful launch of the Intelsat 37e satellite aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the…

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…

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…

Analyzing Alternatives in Space Communications – Why Change is Good

Via Satellite recently published an excellent article that touched on many of the most important issues facing the United States regarding space policy and future…

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…