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Relief for Kentucky: Intelsat and Partners Provide Broadband for Tornado Victims

December 22, 2021

As clean-up continues across tornado-ravaged parts of Kentucky, the Disaster Immediate Response Team from Help.NGO (GlobalDIRT) requested help from the Intelsat Disaster Response Team in setting up emergency internet connectivity. At least five tornadoes hit Kentucky on Dec. 10, traveling more than 200 miles across the state, leaving a path of dea ... Read More

Bringing Broadband to Under-Served Rural Communities in Washington State

December 06, 2021 ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

Intelsat and partners work to connect notorious “no service” zone For those in the Pacific Northwest, losing connectivity is expected. Whether you are driving from mountains to valleys or dealing with spotty internet at a remote home, lapses in coverage are common. This lifestyle of spotty or even “no service” living is pre ... Read More

Connectivity During the Cargo Crisis

November 16, 2021 Maritime

Nearly two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began, world trade continues to make progress as it emerges from complete or partial lockdown.  However, the shortage of manpower, factory and port closures that resulted in lumpy supply, combined with rocketing demand for imported consumer products, mean that many supply-chain disruptions remain. ... Read More

Extending Vital Connectivity to Remote Areas in Sub-Saharan Africa

November 01, 2021 Global Network Partners

Internet connectivity is a crucial tool that helps people across the globe work, learn, shop, visit friends and family, and access healthcare. But while billions of lives are improved by access to the internet, hundreds of millions of people living in remote, rural, and hard-to-reach places still struggle to access basic broadband services.  ... Read More

Executive Interview: David Micha, Vice President and General Manager, Intelsat General Communications

October 20, 2021 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier Government

How has the pandemic impacted the Space industry in the Middle East? While many space industry businesses have been able to cope with the ever-evolving COVID-19 crisis, many are struggling including small and medium-sized businesses. This is very concerning because innovation in space comes from not only the large companies like Intelsat but from ... Read More

Border security and satellite communications: Insights from Intelsat’s expert panel

October 19, 2021 Government

Securing a country’s borders is becoming more complex every day, and both national and international border control agencies need innovative solutions to meet the challenge. Many of these agencies are looking to make the best possible use of technology. They require systems that integrate satellite communications (satcom) with advanced, reliable ... Read More

On-Demand Satcom Customized for Myriad Missions

August 17, 2021 Government Blog - Satcom Frontier Government

Intelsat’s satellite services provide options to address a variety of missions, including all-domain defense operations, border-security management, and disaster/humanitarian relief. Deployed ground teams require instantaneous access to secure, high-data-rate communications to ensure fast and effective decision-making. Connectivity for Command, ... Read More

Intelsat Applauds AMN’s $36 Million Investment Round

July 23, 2021 ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos Partners ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

Latest funding will enable AMN to connect even more people in remote communities throughout Africa July 20, 2021 was a very good day for the unconnected population of rural Africa. Independent African private equity fund manager Metier announced that it had led an investment round of $36 million into Africa Mobile Networks (AMN), a company ... Read More

Fifty-Two Years and Counting: Intelsat Celebrates the Historic Apollo 11 Mission

July 20, 2021 Media

It’s amazing to believe that only 12 people have ever walked on the moon. Those fortunate souls surely haven’t forgotten the exhilarating moments they experienced. Many watched the live broadcast of this momentous occasion from their living room television sets as space pioneers Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their first leaps to the moon ... Read More

Connecting Rural Alaska: Intelsat Expands Capacity for GCI

July 19, 2021 ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

Alaska’s geography and dispersed population presents unique challenges for broadband connectivity services. According to the Blueprint for Alaska’s Broadband Future, “the vast distances that separate Alaskan communities — and the lack of a road system in parts of the state to physically connect villages with the metropolitan areas of Ancho ... Read More

Live Aid, 36 Years Later: Celebrating Satellite History

July 13, 2021 Corporate Information Media

July 13 marks the 36th anniversary of Live Aid, a benefit concert that raised money for the relief of famine-stricken countries in Africa. The 16-hour “super concert” featured more than 75 acts, including Queen, Run DMC, Paul McCartney, Madonna and Elton John performing in two spots: Wembley Stadium in London and JFK Stadium in Phila ... Read More

45cm Antennas: A Unique Connectivity Solution for Leisure Vessels

July 12, 2021 Maritime Maritime

The leisure vessel market has seen a surge in the adoption of the Very Small Antenna Terminal (VSAT) class in recent years due to the emergence of more affordable smaller antennas with high data rates. With a current market penetration of around 50%, the addressable yacht segment has plenty of potential and opportunities; in fact, ... Read More

Closing the Urban and Rural Digital Divide – A Satellite Industry Expert Perspective

July 09, 2021 Corporate Information

Watch UN Broadband Commissioner and Intelsat Chief Executive Officer Stephen Spengler share his satellite industry expertise and unique perspective on how to close the urban and rural digital divide in this video from the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development: Spengler says that with the right mix of partnership, investment, innovation ... Read More

Connectivity Solutions for Governments and Border Security

June 30, 2021 Government Land Mobility Maritime Blog - Satcom Frontier Government Land Mobility Maritime

Intelsat recently hosted a virtual event in partnership with Wide Conferences & Exhibits to discuss the challenges of border security for European, Middle Eastern and North African nations. We were joined by government representatives and industry experts who shared insights, technical challenges and trends, as well as space-based solutions th ... Read More

Deep Dive: How 45cm Antennas Can Deliver Connectivity Fishing Vessels Need

June 29, 2021 Maritime Maritime

In recent years, the commercial fishing sector has experienced an uptick in the adoption of Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT). With the number of VSAT equipped vessels is expecting a CAGR of 11% by 2030, this trend represents a major market shift. At one time, broadband connectivity at sea for smaller vessels seemed like a ... Read More

Media Market Watch 2021: Sunny Revenue Forecast for Satellite Distribution in the Asia-Pacific Region

June 28, 2021 Media Media

With 63% market penetration in the Asia-Pacific region, traditional Pay TV services lead the way in revenue generation The trends and analyses featured in Intelsat’s Media Market Watch 2021 demonstrate that the reach, reliability, capacity and revenue potential of satellite are proving that it’s still the most future-forward option for media d ... Read More

Intelsat Disaster Relief Program Provides Emergency Communications Support to Qualified Humanitarian Organizations within 24 Hours

June 22, 2021 Corporate Information Land Mobility

Intelsat has a long history of lending its support to first responders and humanitarian organizations during times of crisis. In 2020 alone, Intelsat utilized its leading global satellite network, connectivity expertise and partner relationships to provide on-the-ground satellite communications relief in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Laura ... Read More

In-Orbit Mission Success: Extending the Life of Intelsat 10-02

June 21, 2021 Corporate Information

At Intelsat, we pride ourselves on doing everything we can to ensure our customers receive the best possible service experience. So, when Northrop Grumman first introduced its Mission Extension Vehicle technology, we jumped at the chance to use in-orbit servicing to help extend the life of the satellites in our 50-plus-strong fleet. Fast forward t ... Read More

Inflight Connectivity in a Post-COVID World

June 11, 2021 Aviation Aviation

This article originally appeared in the June 2021 edition of Satellite Pro Middle East. While the aviation industry has been badly hit by the Covid pandemic, the vaccination roll-out that has been kicked off by many countries around the world gives us some hope that we might get back to some normality. And the industry ... Read More

Challenge Accepted: Connectivity in the Democratic Republic of Congo

June 08, 2021 ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos ISPs, MNOs, and Telcos

Did you know more than 49 million people live in remote or rural regions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)? In those regions, more than 32 million live in an area without a minimum of 3G. The lack of reliable connectivity via mobile phone or computer can limit interactions needed for learning, working, ... Read More