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Satellite Industry Vet Samer Halawi to Join Intelsat as Chief Commercial Officer

Samer Halawi, formerly chief commercial officer of satellite communications firm OneWeb, has been appointed to a similar role at Intelsat (NYSE:I) in a move slated to take effect Jan. 9. Intelsat said Wednesday Halawi’s appointment comes as the company aims to accelerate the commercialization of its EpicNG satellite fleet and the launch of new managed service offerings. The …

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Orbital ATK Gets Partial FCC Clearance for In-Orbit Servicing of Intelsat Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — A subsidiary of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has received clearance to deploy its Mission Extension Vehicle-1 spacecraft to perform some in-orbit servicing operations on an Intelsat satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. SpaceNews reported Tuesday the Federal Communications Commission approved the first part of Space Logistics‘ request to …

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General Atomics, Intelsat Test Reaper UAS Beam Switching on EpicNG Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 17, 2017 — General Atomics has collaborated with a subsidiary of Intelsat (NYSE: I) to test the beam switching capability of a Block 5 Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft system connected to the Intelsat 29e satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Intelsat General said Wednesday the test worked to demonstrate the first in-flight …

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Intelsat Buys Equity Stake in Kymeta; Stephen Spengler Joins Antenna Manufacturer’s Board

Intelsat has purchased an equity stake in satellite communications antenna manufacturer Kymeta following joint efforts to develop the Kalo satellite services and mTenna antenna technology. The satellite operator said Tuesday the transaction comes with the appointment of Intelsat CEO Stephen Spengler into Kymeta’s board of directors. “The demand for fast, reliable broadband connectivity requires innovation …

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Skot Butler to Succeed Kay Sears as Intelsat General President; Stephen Spengler Comments

Skot Butler,  vice president of satellite networks and space services at Intelsat General — a U.S. subsidiary of the Luxembourg-based satellite services provider — has been promoted to president. His promotion is effective April 4 and he will succeed Kay Sears, who is leaving the company after a 10-year career there, Intelsat said Thursday. “[Butler] has a …

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Boeing-Built Intelsat 29e Satellite Launches to Space

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 29, 2016 — The Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Intelsat 29e communications satellite launched into space Wednesday to serve government and enterprise users in Latin America, North America and the north Atlantic region, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Intelsat (NYSE: I) said Wednesday the satellite is the first of its EpicNG constellation, which will …

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Intelsat Appoints Jay Yass, Hazem Moakkit to VP Roles; Bruno Fromont Comments

Jay Yass, formerly vice president of global accounts and strategic sales and network services product management at Intelsat (NYSE: I), has been named VP of business development at the satellite services contractor. Intelsat said Tuesday it also appointed Hazem Moakkit, former VP of spectrum development at O3b Networks, as VP …

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Intelsat 3Q Earnings Above Wall Street Expectations; FY 2015 Sales Guidance Reaffirmed

Intelsat (NYSE: I) — one of 30 companies listed on Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index —  has reported third quarter earnings of 85 cents per share versus the consensus Wall Street estimate of 39 cents and the prior year figure of 79 cents. The Luxembourg-based satellite services provider and owner of Virginia-based Intelsat General posted $78.97 million in …

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Stephen Spengler to Become Intelsat CEO in April 2015

Stephen Spengler, formerly president and chief commercial officer at satellite services contractor Intelsat (NYSE: I), has been promoted to deputy CEO and will transition into the chief executive role on April 1, 2015. Intelsat said Thursday the move is part of a succession plan that will see current Chairman and CEO David McGlade move into the executive chairman role at …

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