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Intelsat and JSAT to Bring High Throughput Capacity to Asia Pacific

Wednesday, November 4, 2015   (0 Comments)
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Intelsat and JSAT to Bring High Throughput Capacity to Asia Pacific to Meet Growing Mobility and Broadband Demands

Luxembourg/ Tokyo, 4 November 2015
Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:  I), the world’s leading provider of satellite services, and SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation today announced that the two companies have signed a definitive agreement to form a joint venture that will launch a new satellite with optimized C-band and high throughput Ku-band capacity to satisfy the growing mobility and broadband connectivity demands in the Asia-Pacific region. To be known as Horizons 3e, the satellite is based on the Intelsat EpicNG high throughput design which, upon launch, will complete the global footprint of the Intelsat EpicNG next generation platform. The satellite will be stationed at the 169 degrees East orbital location with a launch expected in the second half of 2018.

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