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Intelsat EpicNG – Platform Characteristics

Intelsat EpicNG – Platform Characteristics

Global broadband requirements are expected to keep accelerating at a rapid pace. This increase is being driven by the globalization of business, the penetration of wireless communications and the need to be connected at all times. Broadband demand is also going up due to bandwidth-hungry mobility applications and the growing convergence of data and video. This […]

May 31, 2013 | By | 807 Replies More
Satellites and In-Flight Connectivity – A Match Made in Heaven?

Satellites and In-Flight Connectivity – A Match Made in Heaven?

In-flight connectivity has been a buzzword for the satellite industry for the past five years with many hiccups in the relationship until recent success finally hit both commercial and government markets. With more capacity and coverage as well as content aimed at improving the passenger experience, is the link between satellite and in-flight connectivity a […]

May 27, 2013 | By | 934 Replies More
Defining High Throughput Satellites (HTS)

Defining High Throughput Satellites (HTS)

Intelsat held a press event at the Satellite 2013 conference on the topic of high throughput satellite (HTS) development. HTS has the potential to transform the role of satellite communications in both commercial and government networks. As such, we wanted to share what we see as the core elements that make up HTS and the […]

May 3, 2013 | By | 2,340 Replies More
An initiative of EPIC proportions?

An initiative of EPIC proportions?

There has been so much talk about Intelsat´s “EPIC” High Throughput Satellite (HTS) initiative. Discussions tend to focus on how EPIC differs from vertically-integrated HTS offerings, coverage-power tradeoffs and whether the initiative equips Intelsat with a growth story for its planned IPO. The fact that world´s largest satellite operator is finally jumping on the HTS […]

February 12, 2013 | By | 2,912 Replies More