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2009-11-23 13:00:00

IRIS Technology Could Enhance Military Communications CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A space-tolerant router designed by Cisco, the leading supplier of networking equipment and network management for the Internet, flew into orbit today aboard a satellite of Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of fixed satellite services. The payload, on the Intelsat 14 satellite, is a demonstration of Internet Routing in Space (IRIS) for the U.S. military, which is...

2009-11-11 11:28:00

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is in the final stages of preparation for Saturday's launch of a commercial telecommunications satellite for Intelsat, the world's leading provider of fixed satellite services, aboard an Atlas V booster provided by United Launch Alliance. The launch window opens at 12:48 a.m. EST and extends until 2:18 a.m. The launch can be viewed live at www.ulalaunch.com beginning at 12:30 a.m. EST. Lockheed...

2009-07-16 07:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today announced that Intelsat Ltd., the world's leading provider of fixed satellite services, has selected Boeing to build four telecommunication satellites that will refresh and add new capacity to Intelsat's global satellite fleet. This contract is the first order for Boeing's 702B satellite series. Financial details were not disclosed. The 702B, an evolution of the Boeing 702 satellite, offers...

2008-11-13 09:00:25

Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of fixed satellite services, today reported results for the three-month and combined nine-month periods ended September 30, 2008(i). Intelsat, Ltd. reported revenue of $598.5 million and a net loss of $179.3 million for the three months ended September 30, 2008. The company also reported Intelsat, Ltd. EBITDA(ii), or earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation and amortization, of $406.3 million. New Bermuda Adjusted EBITDA(ii) was $474.0...

2008-11-05 18:00:15

Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of commercial satellite services, today shared its expertise on ensuring telecommunications connectivity among the nations of the Pacific. David Ball, Intelsat's Vice President for the Asia-Pacific region addressed attendees of the "Ensuring Pacific Connectivity" meeting at United Nations Headquarters this afternoon. At this forum, Ball outlined the existing opportunities for the private sector to help this region address challenges such as...

2008-11-03 12:00:20

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- After 32 years of serving ships at sea and scientists at the South Pole, an aging communications satellite owned by Intelsat Ltd. has been retired. The Marisat-F2 satellite, manufactured by Hughes Aircraft Inc. and launched in 1976, had only a five-year design life, yet until the end, the communications payload continued operating within its original specifications, Intelsat engineers said. Once dubbed "The Little Satellite That Could," Marisat-F2 is...

2008-10-14 09:00:32

Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of commercial satellite services, announced that it signed a multi-year extension to its agreement with space segment, television production and transmission service provider, VISTA Satellite Communications, Inc. Intelsat provides VISTA domestic and international satellite capacity through Intelsat's industry-leading Galaxy and IS satellite fleet, which serves broadcasters throughout the globe. VISTA distributes syndicated programming for the...

2008-10-14 09:00:32

Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of commercial satellite services, announced that Mobil Satellite Technologies has signed a multi-year contract for satellite capacity that will enable the network operator and communications provider to expand its services offering throughout the United States, Canada, Central America and the Caribbean. Mobil Satellite Technologies uses capacity on Intelsat's Galaxy 26 and Horizons 2 satellites to provide broadband connectivity for its...

2008-10-10 00:00:28

Intelsat Nick Mitsis, +1 202-944-7044 nick.mitsis@intelsat.com or Office des Postes et Telecommunications de Polynesie Francaise Maui Sanford, +689 414500 maui.sanford@opt.pf Logo: http://www.intelsat.com Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of fixed satellite services, announced today that Office des Postes et Telecommunications of French Polynesia (OPT) signed a multi- transponder contract for capacity on Intelsat's new satellite, IS- 18. The contract, which spans...

2008-10-09 12:00:32

Intelsat, Ltd., the world's leading provider of fixed satellite services, announced today that Office des Postes et Telecommunications of French Polynesia (OPT) signed a multi-transponder contract for capacity on Intelsat's new satellite, IS-18. The contract, which spans the 15-year expected life of the satellite, expands the services currently provided to OPT on Intelsat's IS-701 satellite. Recognizing OPT's need for more robust coverage of its region, Intelsat designed the Ku-band beam...


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