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Digital Networks Enhances Service Offering to N. America’s Energy Sector with Intelsat’s Solution

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Digital Networks Enhances Service Offering to North America’s Energy Sector with Intelsat’s Hybrid Solution

Luxembourg, 29 March 2013 - Intelsat S.A., the world’s leading provider of satellite services, announced it has signed a multi-year agreement with Digital Networks, a leading provider of business-class satellite solutions to the energy sector. Intelsat will provide capacity via its satellite fleet and IntelsatOne terrestrial network, enabling Digital Networks to more effectively support very small aperture terminal (VSAT) communications networks in North America.

Digital Networks will leverage Intelsat’s teleport services and capacity on the Galaxy 3C satellite to expand its network in the United States and Canada.

"This agreement will enable Digital Networks to quadruple its available throughput for delivering integrated voice, data and real-time applications for our energy customers,” said Digital Networks CEO Curtis Blankenship. "With the energy services sector in North America expanding quickly, Intelsat was able to provide a solution that could help us support our customers’ strategic growth plans, positioning us well for the future.”

"Digital Networks’ energy customers require seamless communications in some of the harshest, most challenging environments imaginable,” said Mark Rasmussen, Intelsat RVP of North America sales. "Intelsat is uniquely capable of delivering a reliable, highly scalable platform that can support these requirements, in North America and beyond.”

About Digital Networks

Based in Oklahoma City, Digital Networks specializes in providing state-of-the-art communications solutions and customer service to the oil and gas services industry. With a proven platform and highly trained staff, we work with our teleport providers to offer superior customer service, with service up-time at more than 99.9%.

About Intelsat

Intelsat is the leading provider of satellite services worldwide. For over 45 years, Intelsat has been delivering information and entertainment for many of the world’s leading media and network companies, multinational corporations, Internet Service Providers and governmental agencies. Intelsat’s satellite, teleport and fiber infrastructure is unmatched in the industry, setting the standard for transmissions of video, data and voice services. From the globalization of content and the proliferation of HD, to the expansion of cellular networks and broadband access, with Intelsat, advanced communications anywhere in the world are closer, by far.

Intelsat Safe Harbor Statement

Some of the statements in this news release constitute "forward-looking statements” that do not directly or exclusively relate to historical facts. The forward-looking statements made in this release reflect Intelsat’s intentions, plans, expectations, assumptions and beliefs about future events and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside of Intelsat’s control. Known risks include, among others, the risks included in Intelsat’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and its other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the political, economic and legal conditions in the markets we are targeting for communications services or in which we operate and other risks and uncertainties inherent in the telecommunications business in general and the satellite communications business in particular. Because actual results could differ materially from Intelsat’s intentions, plans, expectations, assumptions and beliefs about the future, you are urged to view all forward-looking statements contained in this news release with caution. Intelsat does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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