The multi-year agreement gives SpeedCast access to Intelsat's C-band and Ku-band satellite capacity, its terrestrially managed network IntelsatOneSM, and its broadband mobility network comprised of 13 customised Ku-band mobility beams on ten satellites spread around the geostationary belt.
SpeedCast will leverage Intelsat's satellites and terrestrial network to deliver broadband and mobility solutions to the maritime, oil & gas, and enterprise markets.
"This new strategic arrangement between SpeedCast and Intelsat is another exciting step in the transformation of SpeedCast into a major global player in the satellite communications markets, on land and at sea," said SpeedCast’s CEO Pierre-Jean Beylier. "Intelsat's global C- and Ku-band network will further enhance our ability to deliver reliable, cost-effective and fast connectivity to our customers."
"Broadband mobility represents one of the fastest growing markets for satellite services," noted Stephen Spengler, president and chief commercial officer, Intelsat. "Our partnership with SpeedCast will further strengthen our collective ability to deliver the reliable and efficient broadband and mobile connectivity that today's global businesses demand and need."