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About Intelsat

Intelsat is a provider of satellite services worldwide, delivering information and entertainment for 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.On January 25th, 2022, Intelsat was acquired by Allianz. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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4 Rue Albert Borschette



(352) 27 84 1600

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Intelsat Patents

Intelsat has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Radio resource management
  • Wireless networking
  • Satellite broadcasting
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Channel access methods, Radio resource management, Satellite broadcasting, Wireless networking, Broadcast engineering


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Related Topics

Channel access methods, Radio resource management, Satellite broadcasting, Wireless networking, Broadcast engineering



Latest Intelsat News

MTN has renewed its contract with Intelsat to increase access to broadband in South Sudan

Nov 15, 2022

MTN has renewed its contract with Intelsat to increase access to broadband in South Sudan by 14 Views Share MTN, a multinational telecommunications group that offers cellular network access and business solutions, has chosen Intelsat, which runs one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and is the leading provider of in-flight connectivity (IFC). This will help Intelsat maintain its leadership while meeting the demand for broadband in remote areas of South Sudan. Through its strategic agreement with Intelsat, MTN is increasing the size of its network and making it easier for businesses in South Sudan to connect. It is also bringing mobile broadband to more people in rural areas of the country. MTN is leveraging Intelsat’s expertise and superior connection infrastructure to broaden its offers, improve application performance, strengthen network reliability, and gain a competitive advantage. “Intelsat has a long history with MTN, and we are committed to assisting the firm in expanding its leading position and meeting the ever-increasing demand for internet in South Sudan,” said Hans Geldenhuys, Intelsat’s director of Africa Sales. Chisanga Kazuya, MTN South Sudan’s chief technical and information officer, said, “We’re happy to be working with Intelsat.” “This deal shows that MTN wants to serve its customers better and cover the whole country of South Sudan.”   October 31, 2022, 2:48 pm

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Intelsat Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Intelsat founded?

    Intelsat was founded in 1964.

  • 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 Gogo and 1 more.

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