Intelsat General today announced that it has been awarded a long-term contract to provide commercial satellite communication services for a European defense network being provided by Airbus Defence and Space that includes selected C- and Ku-band transponders across multiple Intelsat satellites.
The satellite solutions support national and international voice and data applications for the end-user well into the next decade. Intelsat General is a wholly owned subsidiary of Intelsat (NYSE: I) and is operator of the first Globalized Network which is powered by its satellite backbone.
Skot Butler, President of Intelsat General Corporation stated, “Intelsat General’s satellite solutions will provide a complementary layer to the customer’s existing military satcom capabilities, ensuring a high performing, resilient and secure solution for a European military network. By leveraging Intelsat’s Globalized Satellite Network, the customer will have the necessary communications infrastructure needed for its network whether it is on land or at sea.”