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Intelsat General Successfully Tests Satellite Tech with UAS

Satellite Operators Working to Attract Military Business

New podcast: An Overview of Space and Satellite Trends from Skot Butler

Like the rest of technology, the satellite and space industry is rapidly evolving. In an effort to keep customers up to date on the latest…

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…

How the DoD Can Get Ahead of the High-Throughput Satellite Curve

The commercial industry’s new High-Throughput Satellites (HTS) present economic and resilient solutions to a U.S. Government increasingly in need of them. Companies already flying these…

Intelsat EpicNG Architecture Shows How Communications Satellite Industry Uses Future as an Opportunity

Two paradigms are at work in the efforts of the U.S. military to get more capability from its larger remote piloted aircraft (RPA) platforms, Global…

Intelsat Promotes Skot Butler to President of Intelsat General Corporation

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone today announced the promotion of Skot Butler to President…

Airborne Satellite Service — Helping the Military See Clearly

This week I was honored to speak on a panel at the Satellite 2016 show at National Harbor across the Potomac from Washington, DC. The…

Preparing for the Unexpected in Space

There is a common thread through all of the speculation – informed and otherwise – about future conflicts on the global stage: Expect the unexpected.…

LPTA Threatens U.S. Supremacy in Space

Earlier this month, Government Executive ran an excellent story on government contracting and a method of procurement known as “lowest price/technically acceptable,” or LPTA. The…

DoD Gradually Accepting Commercial SATCOM Role

Progress is not always a steady march, with two steps forward often followed by at least one step back. Such is certainly the case with…