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About Intelsat

Intelsat focuses on satellite technology and connectivity infrastructure. The company offers a range of services including satellite and terrestrial network connectivity, managed services, and consulting. It aims at sectors such as aviation, maritime, government, media, telecommunications, and the space industry. It was founded in 1962 and is based in McLean, Virginia. In January 2022, Intelsat was acquired by Allianz.

Headquarters Location

7900 Tysons One Place

McLean, Virginia, 22102,

United States




Research containing Intelsat

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Intelsat in 2 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Jun 6, 2023.

Expert Collections containing Intelsat

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Intelsat is included in 1 Expert Collection, including Aerospace & Space Tech.


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Intelsat Patents

Intelsat has filed 18 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • radio resource management
  • wireless networking
  • satellite broadcasting
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Related Topics




Antennas (radio), Radio resource management, Radio frequency antenna types, Information theory, Antennas


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Related Topics

Antennas (radio), Radio resource management, Radio frequency antenna types, Information theory, Antennas



Latest Intelsat News

Intelsat to Develop Multi-Orbit Satellite Communication System for the US Air Force

Feb 20, 2024 February 20, 2024  |  Editorial Team Intelsat , operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks, will develop and test multi-orbit satellite communications (SATCOM) systems on several different Air Force aircraft following the award of a new contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory. The deal is part of the Defense Experimentation Using Commercial Space Internet (DEUCSI) program to address the government’s need for resilient communications for aircraft, using multi-band, multi-orbit implementations that can seamlessly be switched between orbits at a moment’s notice. The contract is for one year and has a contract value of $9 million. “Intelsat’s offering is unique because we have a virtualized network. This allows for quick integration, increased resiliency and protection which is essential in contested operations,” said Intelsat’s President of Government Solutions David Broadbent. “This virtual network can be changed on the fly and works with new equipment as well as legacy systems allowing the user to make critical changes based on mission needs.” Intelsat’s Resilient multi-Orbit Airborne Module (Intelsat ROAM) platform will be used for this mission. Intelsat ROAM will be integrated on aircraft selected by AFRL, utilizing different bands and constellations in multiple orbits to enable mission success and ease of use for operators without major hardware configuration changes.

Intelsat Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Intelsat founded?

    Intelsat was founded in 1962.

  • Where is Intelsat's headquarters?

    Intelsat's headquarters is located at 7900 Tysons One Place, McLean.

  • What is Intelsat's latest funding round?

    Intelsat's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of Intelsat?

    Investors of Intelsat include Allianz, Silver Lake, BC Partners, Apax Partners, Madison Dearborn Partners and 4 more.

  • Who are Intelsat's competitors?

    Competitors of Intelsat include Inmarsat and 6 more.


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