Fourth Intelsat EpicNG satellite will be launched by SpaceX on July 2
Luxembourg, 30 June 2017
Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications is preparing for the launch of Intelsat 35e, the fourth in their next-generation of high throughput satellites. The high performance satellite will be launched by SpaceX on the Falcon 9 launch vehicle on July 2, 2017 at 7:36 pm EDT in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Manufactured by Boeing and equipped with an advanced digital payload, Intelsat 35e will deliver high performance services in C- and Ku-band for wireless infrastructure, mobility, broadband, government and media customers in the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe and Africa. Intelsat 35e will be placed into service at 325.5° East where it replaces Intelsat 903, which will be redeployed to another Intelsat orbital location by year-end.
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Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) operates the world’s first Globalized Network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat’s Globalized Network combines the world’s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services. Thousands of organizations serving billions of people worldwide rely on Intelsat to provide ubiquitous broadband connectivity, multi-format video broadcasting, secure satellite communications and seamless mobility services. The end result is an entirely new world, one that allows us to envision the impossible, connect without boundaries and transform the ways in which we live. For more information, visit www.intelsat.com
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