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 Intelsat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Intelsat’s largest spacecraft supplier is Space Systems/Loral, having built 31 spacecraft (as of 2003), or nearly half of the fleet.
Intelsat maintains it corporate headquarters in Bermuda, with a majority of staff and satellite functions — administrative headquarters — located at the Intelsat Global Services Corporation offices in Washington, DC.
Intelsat was operating Intelsat Americas-7 until it was lost on 29 November 2004 [1].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Intelsat   (457 words)

Replaced Intelsat 5 F-3; 53 deg W. Positioned in geosynchronous orbit at 53 deg W in 1988-1995; 177 deg W in 1995-1999 Last known longitude (5 September 2001) 177.08 deg W drifting at 0.009 deg W per day.
Intelsat 906 was a geostationary communications spacecraft of the international Intelsat consortium (privatised as Intelsat Ltd.).
Intelsat 907 was scheduled to be in service March 2003 and provide enhanced C-band coverage for the Americas, Africa and Europe and high-power Ku-band spot beam coverage for Europe and Africa.
www.astronautix.com /project/intelsat.htm   (3858 words)

An overview of Intelsat's first 20 years, 1964-1984, shows that the U.S.' pre-eminent position in that organization is the logical outcome of a post-World-War-II quest to maintain global, political and economic stability while striving to enhance the free flow of information.
Some are worried that the very same regional satellite organizations which Intelsat has promoted as a means for lesser developed nations to improve their communication systems could lead to the downfall of the whole.
All that stands between Intelsat splitting into competing regional systems is the vaguely worded Article XIV of its constitution which states that members should refrain from establishing competing systems which could lead to "significant economic harm to Intelsat."22 Large corporations also pose a threat.
jmcweb.sjsu.edu /greene/Intelsat.html   (3464 words)

 Boeing: Integrated Defense Systems - Satellite Development Center - Boeing 376 Fleet - Intelsat VI
Intelsat VI was the next logical step in an evolving technology that began in 1965 with INTELSAT's Early Bird, the world's first commercial communications satellite.
INTELSAT controllers commanded the spacecraft to separate from the combined booster stage and perigee motor, allowing the satellite to be placed in low, but nonoperational, Earth orbit.
INTELSAT had contracted with NASA for the mission, during which three astronauts captured the satellite and attached a new perigee motor to take it to its proper orbit.
www.boeing.com /defense-space/space/bss/factsheets/376/intelsat_vi/intelsat_vi.html   (986 words)

 Intelsat Tests 'Frothy' Junk Market To Buy Panamsat
Intelsat plans the biggest US junk bond sale in 16 years as it takes on $3.2 billion of debt in a leveraged buyout of PanAmSat Holding Corp. The Bermuda-based company said it may sell $4.2 billion of bonds to refinance debt and help fund the transaction, reports Bloomberg.
Intelsat's debt after the acquisition may be about ten times its earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation, or Ebitda, unless the terms of the transaction change, Moody's Saputo said.
Intelsat, which has $5.8 billion of bonds, issued $2.55 billion of notes on January 24 to finance its takeover by four leveraged buyout firms.
www.spacedaily.com /news/satellite-biz-05zzzzzw.html   (1004 words)

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In a case in which INTELSAT is a disputant, and the tribunal decides that a decision of one of its organs is null and void as not being authorized by or in compliance with this Agreement and the Operating Agreement, the decision of the tribunal shall be binding on all Parties and Signatories.
Where INTELSAT is a disputant, its expenses associated with the arbitration shall be regarded as an administrative cost of INTELSAT for the purpose of Article 8 of the Operating Agreement.
INTELSAT shall give prompt notification of such requests to all Signatories, and such requests shall be honored to the extent that other Signatories accept greater investment shares.
fletcher.tufts.edu /multi/texts/BH585.txt   (8645 words)

 Business Wire: Intelsat Reports Loss of IS-804 Satellite; Many... @ HighBeam Research
Intelsat and Lockheed Martin Corporation, the manufacturer of the satellite, are working together to identify the cause of the problem.
Intelsat currently believes that there is no connection between this event and the recent IA-7 satellite anomaly as the two satellites were manufactured by two different companies and their designs are different.
Intelsat's global reach and expanding solutions portfolio enable customers to enhance their communications networks, venture into new markets and grow their businesses with confidence.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:127144953&refid=holomed_1   (570 words)

 Intelsat Americas-7 satellite lost | Nerdshift   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Intelsat Americas-7(tm) (IA-7) was a satellite launched in September 1999 and began service in November of the same year.
Intelsat will launch a new satellite, IA-8, in 2004 and will operate at 89°W. The malfunction was described as "electrical distribution anomaly" and the cause of it is being investigated, according to FT.com.
Intelsat Ltd. is "a leading provider of satellite communications services worldwide, supplying video, data and voice connectivity in over 200 countries and territories" (source: Intelsat.com).
portal.wikinerds.org /node/152   (746 words)

 Chapter Two: Hooked up to the spy network: The UKUSA system
Intelsat satellites carry most of the satellite traffic of interest to intelligence organisations in the South Pacific: diplomatic communications between embassies and their home capitals, all manner of government and military communications, a wide range of business communications, communications of international organisations and political organisations and the personal communications of people living throughout the Pacific.
The Pacific Intelsat satellite was targeted by an NSA station built on a high basalt tableland inside the 100,000-hectare United States Army Yakima Firing Centre, in Washington State in the north-west United States, 200 kilometres south-west of Seattle.
The Intelsat 4A and 5 series satellites differed from earlier ones in that they did not transmit only to the whole of the side of the world within their view; they now also had "east and west hemispheric" beams that transmitted separately.
fas.org /irp/eprint/sp/sp_c2.htm   (5773 words)

 Commission Grants Intelsat Application to Serve the U.S. Market Upon Privatization
INTELSAT was created in 1971 as a result of initiatives undertaken by the United States under the Communications Satellite Act of 1962 and by other countries.
INTELSAT's continued commitment to these principles is important to ensure service to countries that rely primarily on INTELSAT for international services.
In September, the INTELSAT Board of Governors is expected to consider a comprehensive plan for privatization that includes proposals regarding decisions on licensing jurisdictions.
www.fcc.gov /Bureaus/International/News_Releases/2000/nrin0013.html   (1110 words)

 Intelsat 10-02   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At the end of summer 2004 a new satellite, Intelsat 10-02 is planned to replace Intelsat 707.
The new Intelsat 10-02 satellite will be co-located at 1° West, and the changeover will be done as a "pass in the night" operation.
This means that the existing Intelsat 707 services will be switched off at a pre-defined date and time, and at the same time, switched to the new Intelsat-10-02 satellite.
www.telenorsbc.com /index.jsp?namID=TPN_200_206   (192 words)

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INTELSAT is a 143-member cooperative that owns and operates a global satellite system over which, since 1964, much of the world's international telephone, video, data and other communications have been and continue to be transmitted.
INTELSAT is an intergovernmental organization in which an Assembly of Parties, comprised of government representatives, determines overall policy, and a Board of Governors, comprised of Signatories who are the investors in the system, make commercial decisions.
INTELSAT has also stated that direct access customers have the advantage of greater control over a number of elements that can affect their telecommunication services, such as service quality, performance costs, connectivity, redundancy, and earth station capabilities.
www.fcc.gov /Bureaus/International/Orders/1999/fcc99236.txt   (18628 words)

 Intelsat to Acquire Rival PanAmSat for $3.2 Billion - New York Times
Intelsat plans to announce today that it has agreed to acquire a rival, the PanAmSat Holding Corporation, creating the world's largest operator of satellites that distribute data and video programming for clients.
Intelsat, which is a private company, will pay $3.2 billion, or $25 a share, for PanAmSat, executives at the companies said.
Intelsat's purchase is a victory for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, the Carlyle Group and Providence Equity Partners, which bought PanAmSat last year and own 58 percent of its shares.
www.nytimes.com /2005/08/29/business/29deal.html?ex=1282968000&en=d02f5bd7504199b0&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss   (662 words)

 Citizen Works - Intelsat Ltd.
Adelman says many of these contracts were written in a way that it was hard for any company besides Intelsat to compete.
When it was privatized in 2001 -- it was founded as an intergovernmental organization -- Intelsat's headquarters were already conveniently located in the tax-haven triangle of Bermuda.
Intelsat's lawyers told The Washington Post last fall that provisions that would have barred contracts to "corporate runaways" left the company unscathed.
www.citizenworks.org /corp/intelsat.php   (280 words)

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The cone-shaped adapter serves as the interface between Intelsat 907 and the Ariane 4 launch vehicle.
This mission's payload is the latest in the Intelsat IX family of advanced telecom satellites.
Previous Intelsat IX platforms lofted by Ariane 4s were Intelsat 901 in June 2001 (on Flight 141), Intelsat 902 in August 2001 (Flight 143), Intelsat 904 in February 2002 (Flight 148), Intelsat 905 in June 2002 (Flight 152) and Intelsat 906 in September 2002 (Flight 154).
www.satnews.com /stories2/3jan2003-3.html   (182 words)

 Intelsat Toastmasters
The club is comprised of approximately 20 members, both Intelsat staff and people from other organizations in the area.
This site is designed to be an interactive tool for both existing and prospective members, so you can see what is going on in our club, and how Toastmasters can benefit you on the job and in your social life.
The Intelsat Toastmasters Club is dedicated to helping its members refine and improve their leadership and communications skills.
intelsattoastmasters.tripod.com   (372 words)

 spacetoday.net: Intelsat to acquire PanAmSat
Intelsat announced early Monday that it has reached an agreement to acquire rival communications satellite operator PanAmSat for $3.2 billion.
Intelsat said it has received commitments for the full purchase price from a number of financial institutions, and expects the deal to close in six to 12 months.
The acquisition is the first sign of a long-awaited consolidation of the commercial communications satellite industry, which has experienced a wave of private equity buyouts in recent years, and has also struggled to deal with overcapacity in the market in general.
www.spacetoday.net /Summary/3056   (203 words)

 Spaceflight Now | Breaking News | Intelsat spacecraft a goner after electrical failure
"Intelsat and Lockheed Martin Corporation, the manufacturer of the satellite, are working together to identify the cause of the problem," the statement said.
"Intelsat currently believes that there is no connection between this event and the recent IA-7 satellite anomaly as the two satellites were manufactured by two different companies and their designs are different," the statement said.
Intelsat said it expects to record a non-cash impairment charge of approximately $73 million to write off the value of IS-804.
www.spaceflightnow.com /news/n0501/16is804   (775 words)

 Boeing: Integrated Defense Systems - Satellite Development Center - Boeing 376 Fleet - Intelsat IV
The Intelsat IV series of communications satellites, launched from Cape Canaveral during the early 1970's, marked the fifth generation of geostationary communications satellites developed by Hughes Aircraft Company, today known as Boeing Satellite Systems, since the 1963 launching of Syncom II, the world's first synchronous satellite.
In contrast, the Intelsat IVs weighed over 1300 pounds (595 kg) in orbit and were more than 17 feet (5.31 meters) in diameter.
All seven spacecraft exceeded their design lives and have been retired from active service, the last of which, Intelsat IV F-1 was retired in October 1987.
www.boeing.com /defense-space/space/bss/factsheets/376/intelsat_iv/intelsat_iv.html   (501 words)

 Technology Hardware Server Disc - Intelsat and PanAmSat to Merge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Driven by the core strengths of the two companies and their employees' commitment to quality in operations and customer service, Intelsat will have a portfolio of customers not only in the developed world, but also in emerging nations and remote areas where satellites are critical to providing communications infrastructure for economic development.
Intelsat is a global communications provider offering flexible and secure services to customers in over 220 countries and territories.
Intelsat has maintained a leadership position for over 40 years by distributing video, voice, and data for television and content providers, government and military entities, major corporations, telecommunications carriers, and Internet service providers.
press.xtvworld.com /modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=6414   (1566 words)

 SPACE.com -- Final Ariane 4 Rocket Sends Intelsat 907 to Orbit
The Intelsat 907 spacecraft is about to be encapsulated for launch in February 2003 on the final Ariane 4 rocket.
Intelsat 907 eventually will be positioned at 332.5 degrees East longitude and is the sixth in this 900-series that was carried into orbit by Arianespace.
Intelsat 903 was lofted by an International Launch Services Proton rocket.
www.space.com /missionlaunches/ariane4_launch_030214.html   (770 words)

 Intelsat Loses Use of Satellite (washingtonpost.com)
Global satellite operator Intelsat Ltd. has permanently lost one of its orbiting spacecraft because of an electrical failure, the latest threat to a $5 billion deal to sell the company, officials said yesterday.
Intelsat, which is based in Bermuda but employs most of its 700 U.S. workers in the Washington area, said the satellite provided communications services in the South Pacific.
Intelsat said the problem with the Americas-7 was unrelated to the loss of the IS-804.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A16676-2005Jan17.html   (809 words)

 Broadband - Global Communications - CBAND - VSAT - Satellite Communications
Through our customer base of more than 500 telecom service providers and broadcasters, we provide connectivity solutions that allow people, businesses and governments to communicate and transmit information to every corner of the globe.
With Intelsat Broadband Service, You can offer the perfect solution for reliable and secure Internet access to small and medium-sized businesses in areas where terrestrial broadband access is not available - and at a higher quality of service then DSL.
Cband is a range of satellite transmission frequencies that TV and radio channels use to transmit to full-size satellite dishes.
www.intelsat.com   (377 words)

 Intelsat Americas-7 satellite lost in space
Intelsat, Ltd. said that its Intelsat Americas-7 satellite experienced a sudden and unexpected electrical distribution anomaly that caused the permanent loss of the spacecraft on 28 November 2004 at approximately 2:30 am EST.
Intelsat has made alternative capacity available to most of its IA-7 customers, many of whom have already had their services restored.
Intelsat signed a Transaction Agreement and Plan of Amalgamation for the sale of Intelsat last August 2004, between Intelsat, Ltd., Intelsat (Bermuda), Ltd., Zeus Holdings Limited, Zeus Merger One Limited and Zeus Merger Two Limited.
www.geekzone.co.nz /content.asp?contentid=3728   (470 words)

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