Intelsat Global Holdings is to launch an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange that it hopes will raise $542.5 million.
Intelsat has announced a multi-year extension agreement with Lebanon-based ART/International Network Distribution (IND), an aggregator and distributor of niche and international channels in the global market.
The CEOs of the world’s largest satellite operators agree that the rollout of Ultra HD will be a major driver of demand for satellite services.
Arianespace has announced a launch services contract with Intelsat for the launch of three satellites through 2017.
Intelsat has promoted Jean-Luc Froeliger to VP of satellite operations and engineering, effective immediately.
Syria is believed to have joined Iran in jamming satellite frequencies of international broadcasters, affecting not only Arabic and Persian language broadcasts but also 25 broadcasters, who had to make contingency plans.
Intelsat has signed agreements with two leading players in Bulgaria’s TV industry.
A Sea Launch Zenit 3SL launch vehicle has successfully launched the Intelsat 21 satellite from a mobile platform in the equatorial Pacific Ocean.
Arianespace’s upcoming mission is scheduled for August 2 with a dual payload consisting of the Intelsat 20 and Hylas 2 telecommunications relay spacecraft.
Intelsat has said that the south solar array on Intelsat 19 has deployed and the satellite was successfully transferred to geostationary orbit.