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Company Overview of Intelsat General Corporation

Company Overview

Intelsat General Corporation provides communications solutions to commercial, government, and military customers through fixed and mobile satellite systems and associated terrestrial communications services. It offers airborne ISR/unmanned aerial vehicle, distance learning, navy maritime communications, disaster preparedness and recovery, first response, imagery dissemination, American forces radio and television service, weather, oil and gas, and media solutions. The company’s services offerings include end-to-end communications solutions, mobility communications solutions, hosted payloads, transponder leases, managed satellite services, mobile satellite services, on-demand networks, and co...

6550 Rock Spring Drive

Suite 450

Bethesda, MD 20817

United States

Founded in 2002





Key Executives for Intelsat General Corporation

Chief Executive Officer and President
Vice President of Engineering & Operations
Chief Executive Officer of Intelsat S.A.
Age: 53
General Counsel
Age: 43
Vice President of Marketing & Business Strategy
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Intelsat General Corporation Key Developments

Intelsat General Corporation Announces Contract Extension for Delivering American Forces Radio and TV Service

Intelsat General Corporation has been awarded a complete one-year contract renewal to deliver radio and television programing to U.S. military forces serving around the world. The original one-year contact was signed in 2011 and had six, one-year renewal options. Under the contract with the American Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS), Intelsat General provides a global distribution network that delivers multi-channel, broadcast-quality radio and television programs to military forces and their families stationed outside of the United States as well as to military personnel aboard United States Navy ships at sea. The service, which incorporates both on-and off-network capacity, reaches more than 200,000 people using 307 MHz of bandwidth carried over 9 satellites, 6 teleports, and the IntelsatOne(SM) terrestrial network.

Intelsat General Among Companies Selected to Enable U.S. Air Force Deployment of Hosted Payload Missions

Intelsat General Corp. has been selected by the U.S. Air Force to participate in a half-billion-dollar, 15-year program to place government payloads aboard commercial satellites. Under the Air Force's Hosted Payload Solutions program, known as HoPS, Intelsat General and 13 other U.S. space companies will have an opportunity to bid on task orders designed to streamline the process of getting government capabilities into orbit. This program reinforces industry's role in supporting the U.S. government's leadership in space technology. The overall indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a value of $495 million and runs through 2029. The HoPS IDIQ contract includes studies on when and where hosted payloads would best suit the needs of the U.S. government; the full procurement and launch of hosted payload hardware aboard commercial satellites; and the ongoing support of the ground and space segment.

Space and Missile Systems Center Contracting Directorate Announces $494.9 Million Federal Contract to 13 Companies

Astrium Services Government, Inc. was awarded a share of a $494.9 million federal contract by the Space and Missile Systems Center Contracting Directorate for providing a rapid and flexible means for the government to acquire commercial hosting capabilities for government payloads. Harris Corp. Government Communications Systems Business Unit; Space Systems/Loral LLC; Millennium Engineering & Integration Co.; Surrey Satellite Technology; Orbital Sciences Corp.; The Boeing Co.; Exoterra Resources; Lockheed Martin Corp.; Merging Excellence & Innovation Tech Inc.; ViviSat LLC; Intelsat General Corp.; SES Government Solutions; and Eutelsat America Corp., shared in the award amount.

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