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Intelsat eyes expansion into Africa, Indo-Pacific markets

by Carlo Munoz

Intelsat’s New Dawn (Intelsat 28), designed to transmit across C-band and Ku-band at GEO orbit, to provide voice, wireless backhaul, internet, and media application services to African customers. (Intelsat)

Satellite communications (satcom) company Intelsat has created a new international business development unit, geared specifically towards expanding the company’s government and defence portfolio in Europe, as well as emerging markets in Africa and the Indo-Pacific region, a senior executive told Janes.

Currently, the majority of the company’s business development efforts are focused on US markets β€œfrom a government and defence sector” perspective, said Rory Welsh, vice-president of Global Government and Satellite Services, at Intelsat.

β€œWe had some international business as well, mainly in Europe and Australia” prior to the establishment of the new Global Government business unit, he said during a 6 September interview.

However, myriad issues affecting the global satellite market, from China’s aggressive expansion in the Indo-Pacific to Russia’s ongoing war in Ukraine, have prompted a surge in demand for satellite capabilities worldwide, according to Welsh.

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