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ITC Global Chooses Intelsat for Broadband Delivery to Russia and Australia

by david.nunes

ITC Global Chooses Intelsat for Broadband Delivery to Russia and Australia

Luxembourg, 20 December 2012

Intelsat S.A., the world’s leading provider of satellite services, announced today that ITC Global, a leading provider of enterprise-grade satellite communications services to mining, energy and maritime businesses operating in remote and harsh environments, has signed two multi-year agreements for broadband capacity.

In the first agreement, ITC Global will leverage Intelsat 18 at 180° East to provide C-band services to its mining customers in eastern Russia. ITC Global will integrate its services into a sophisticated network, incorporating carrier-in-carrier technology, to achieve optimal efficiency in delivering high-throughput broadband Internet to remote locations.

ITC Global also signed a contract for capacity on Intelsat 906 at 64° East, enabling broadband service to a major natural resources provider in Western Australia.

“Intelsat’s premiere C-band capacity provides an essential element of our newest customized communications offering,” said Michael Spytek, ITC Global Vice President of Engineering. “Operational excellence is a hallmark of our service, and one that our clientele in the mining, energy, and maritime sectors require. Intelsat’s track record of performance and reliability enables us to move forward confidently in designing the right solution for some of the most challenging locations in the world.”

“ITC Global’s customers have come to expect unparalleled reliability in difficult environments that often render other communications platforms unworkable,” said Intelsat SVP of Global Sales Kurt Riegelman. “Intelsat is ideally positioned to offer ITC Global an effective solution that is capable of meeting the varied requirements of their customers.”

About ITC Global

ITC Global is a leading global satellite telecommunications service provider, operating an enterprise grade satellite network with complete global coverage. The Company operates through a seamless network of more than 25 advanced communications satellites. Delivering a complete set of satellite communications solutions on a global basis, ITC Global’s services include custom network design, site engineering, hardware, communications support and high speed reliable bandwidth. With facilities and engineering and technical support staff across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, ITC Global provides satellite communications systems to some of the world’s largest and most successful mining, oil and gas, and maritime companies in some of the most difficult and remote locations. The Company recently completed its acquisition of Spidersat Communications Limited, a leading integrator of global communications solutions focused on providing mission critical satellite-based communication services for companies operating in Africa. For more information, please visit www.itcglobal.com

About Intelsat

Intelsat is the leading provider of satellite services worldwide. For over 45 years, Intelsat has been delivering information and entertainment for many of the world’s leading media and network companies, multinational corporations, Internet Service Providers and governmental agencies. Intelsat’s satellite, teleport and fiber infrastructure is unmatched in the industry, setting the standard for transmissions of video, data and voice services. From the globalization of content and the proliferation of HD, to the expansion of cellular networks and broadband access, with Intelsat, advanced communications anywhere in the world are closer, by far.

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