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Satnews Daily
March 26th, 2009

South Korean Teleports Tie In With Intelsat Via KT Corp.

Intelsat, Ltd. has announced that KT Corporation will host two new GXS Network Broadband hubs for Intelsat in the Asia-Pacific region.

This provides Intelsat access to KT Corporation’s teleport facilities in South Korea, expanding the managed services portfolio Intelsat markets to its growing customer base. The Intelsat GXS services include Intelsat’s GXS Internet Trunking Service, Network Broadband and International Private Line. Intelsat GXS is a portfolio of services that bundles space segment with teleports, points of presence and terrestrial network infrastructure. The GXS network is designed to provide end-to-end support for data, media, trunking, broadband Internet, VoIP, WiFi hotspots, distance learning and mobility solutions worldwide. Under a separate contract, KT Corporation became a distributor of Intelsat’s GXS Network Broadband Global Maritime service. KT Corporation maritime customers are benefiting from Intelsat’s service that offers an always-on, true broadband connection, a global monitoring system and automatic beam switching technology.