Intelsat’s recently launched IS-34 satellite has now arrived at its destination and has entered service, expanding Ku-band capacity for the maritime market.
Intelsat has announced the successful launch of its Intelsat 34 satellite from French Guiana, aboard an Ariane 5 vehicle on August 20th, which will bolster the company’s Ku-band capacity for the maritime market.
Intelsat has issued its Q2 2015 results, reporting total revenue of $598.1 million and net income of $60.2 million.
Global satellite broadband start-up OneWeb has announced that it has raised $500 million in funding from a group of international companies, including Intelsat, Coca-Cola and previously announced partner Airbus.
Intelsat has introduced IntelsatOne Flex, a managed mobility service that aims to assist VSAT service providers in maritime and other industries by offering capacity on multiple satellite beams in a single package, and simplifying the combination of current Ku-band services with high-throughput capacity via the EpicNG network.
The future of the Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) industry depends on how fast operators can adapt to new market conditions, according to the latest report from Euroconsult.
Satellite operator Intelsat has released its financial results for the full year 2014, reporting revenues of approximately $2.5 billion for the twelve month period.
Airbus Defence and Space reports that it doubled its maritime VSAT sales in 2014 compared to the previous year, connecting more than 600 vessels with VSAT communications throughout the period.
Intelsat says it has successfully completed a series of tests on the compatibility of its EpicNG digital payload with existing ground equipment platforms.
Intelsat and satellite antenna developer Kymeta Corporation have announced an agreement to design and produce flat, electronically steerable, Ku-band mTenna satellite antenna systems optimised for the Intelsat EpicNG high throughput satellite (HTS) platform.
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