McLean, Va.Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, has been named the Best Wi-Fi Service in commercial aviation by Global Traveler (GT) magazine.

GT offers unique daily content catering to the lifestyle and travel interests of premium travelers who fly all over the world for business and pleasure. The magazine’s annual reader survey, in its 18th year, asks frequent business and luxury travelers to name the best in a variety of travel-related categories. More than 22,000people responded to the open-ended survey, with thousands voting that Intelsat Wi-Fi is the best they’ve experienced in their extensive travels.

“We are very appreciative of this recognition by frequent travelers,” said John Wade, president of Intelsat commercial aviation. “Our daily goal is to allow our customers, the airlines of the world, to connect, inform and entertain their passengers by providing the best service possible.”

Commercial and private jet travelers around the world connect to one another and to critical mobile applications through the power and reliability of the award-winning Intelsat global network. Intelsat’s inflight connectivity solutions ensure a reliable, living room-like experience. With industry-leading security and resiliency built in at every step of the network design, passengers and crew alike can connect with confidence.

With an initial $2B investment, Intelsat is building the world’s first global 5G software-defined network to support the next generation of global mobility. This includes a new fleet of software-defined satellites (SDS) to meet airline passenger demand for streaming-quality inflight connectivity. Intelsat brings airlines the scale and flexibility they depend upon to deliver outstanding passenger experiences at any point in their route or network.

For more information about Intelsat’s commercial aviation connectivity products, visit here.

The GT award will be presented to Intelsat during a reception at The Peninsula Beverly Hills, in Beverly Hills, California, in December.

For more information on Intelsat Commercial Aviation, click here.

About Intelsat

As the foundational architects of satellite technology, Intelsat operates the world’s most trusted satellite telecom network. We apply our unparalleled expertise and global scale to connect people, businesses and communities, no matter how difficult the challenge. Intelsat is building the future of global communications with the world’s first hybrid, multi-orbit, software-defined 5G network designed for simple, seamless, and secure coverage precisely when and where our customers most need it. Follow the leader in global connectivity and “Imagine Here,” with us, at Intelsat.com.

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Melissa Longo – melissa.longo@intelsat.com; 240-308-1881