New Agreement Brings Market Leading Broadband and Mobility Solutions
to the Maritime, Oil & Gas and Enterprise Sectors
LUXEMBOURG & HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:I), the world's leading provider of satellite
services, announced today that it has established a strategic agreement
to provide access to its global C- and Ku-band broadband mobility
network to SpeedCast, the leading global satellite communications and
maritime service provider.
Under the multi-year agreement, Intelsat will provide SpeedCast access
to Intelsat's global C-band and Ku-band satellite capacity as well as to
its terrestrially managed network, IntelsatOneSM. The
agreement will also provide SpeedCast access to Intelsat's global
broadband mobility network, which is comprised of 13 customized Ku-band
mobility beams on ten satellites spread around the geostationary belt.
SpeedCast will leverage Intelsat's satellites and terrestrial network to
deliver enhanced broadband and mobility solutions to the Maritime, Oil &
Gas, and Enterprise markets with expanded coverage and greater
"This new strategic arrangement between SpeedCast and Intelsat is
another exciting step in the transformation of SpeedCast into a major
global player in the satellite communications markets, on land and at
sea," said Pierre-Jean Beylier, Chief Executive Officer, SpeedCast.
"Intelsat's global C- and Ku-band network will further enhance our
ability to deliver reliable, cost-effective and fast connectivity to our
"Broadband mobility represents one of the fastest growing markets for
satellite services," stated Stephen Spengler, President and Chief
Commercial Officer, Intelsat. "The new and enhanced agreement with
SpeedCast provides both companies with a strong platform to further
expand our ability to serve customers. Our partnership with SpeedCast
will further strengthen our collective ability to deliver the reliable
and efficient broadband and mobile connectivity that today's global
businesses demand and need."
Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:I) is the world's leading provider of satellite
services, delivering high performance connectivity solutions for media,
fixed and mobile broadband infrastructure, enterprise and government and
military applications for 50 years. Intelsat's satellite, teleport and
fiber infrastructure is unmatched in the industry, setting the standard
for transmissions of video and broadband services. From the
globalization of content and the proliferation of HD, to the expansion
of cellular networks and mobile broadband access, with Intelsat,
envision your future network, connect using our leading satellite
technology and transform your opportunities.
Envision…Connect…Transform…with Intelsat, celebrating 50 years of space
leadership in 2014. For more information, visit www.intelsat.com.
SpeedCast is a leading global network and satellite communications
service provider offering high-quality managed networks services in over
60 countries; and a global maritime network serving customers worldwide.
Headquartered in Hong Kong, with 16 international sales & support
offices and 30 teleport operations, SpeedCast has a unique
infrastructure to serve the requirements of customers globally. With
over 4000 links on land and at sea supporting mission critical
applications, SpeedCast has distinguished itself with a strong
operational expertise and a highly efficient support organization, which
are the foundation of SpeedCast's success. For more information, visit www.speedcast.com.