Press Release

The SPACECONNECTION Taps Intelsat for Global Occasional Use Capacity

By SpaceRef Editor
April 17, 2007
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Intelsat today announced that The SPACECONNECTION, Inc. signed a definitive agreement for global Occasional Use (OU) space segment capacity. The industry’s leading provider of OU space segment, SPACECONNECTION is extending its relationship for space segment capacity to support satellite newsgathering and television production services worldwide.

“We are pleased to continue building our relationship with Intelsat,” said Mike Antonovich, President and CEO. “We are especially pleased to be able to ensure our continued preferential access to the Intelsat global fleet for the benefit of all our global news, sports and entertainment customers.” “We believe our commitment to the occasional use services business is unmatched and Intelsat continues to invest in this vital sector,” said Kurt Riegelman, Senior Vice President, Americas Sales. “Extending our relationship with The SPACECONNECTION further speaks to our commitment to provide the ubiquitous global coverage, time-sensitive response and high level of support that the world’s broadcasters and programmers have come to expect from Intelsat.”

In the highly competitive Occasional Use market, Intelsat continues to lead the industry in offering the largest OU inventory in the world, packaged with an extensive stable of teleport gateways and an enhanced fiber optic network to support the needs of television programmers, news agencies and broadcasters worldwide.

About The SPACECONNECTION

The SPACECONNECTION is the industry’s leading independent provider of C-Band and Ku-Band satellite space segment. With a satellite transponder inventory assembled from capacity from all the major satellite operators, The SPACECONNECTION offers space segment, both analog and digital, in time increments from five minutes to fifteen years and in increments from 100 KHz to 36 MHz or greater. The SPACECONNECTION has been a leading supplier of satellite capacity for occasional use newsgathering and sports production services, fulltime program distribution to cable television and closed circuit television networks for religious, educational and gaming clients. The SPACECONNECTION is also a leading provider of space segment to the enterprise, government and international markets.

About Intelsat

Intelsat is the largest provider of fixed satellite services (FSS) worldwide and is the leading provider of these services to each of the media, network services and government customer sectors, enabling people and businesses everywhere constant access to information and entertainment. Intelsat offers customers a greater business potential by providing them access to unrivaled resources with ease of business and peace of mind. Our services are utilized by an extensive customer base, including some of the world’s leading media and communications companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and government/military organizations. Real-time, constant communication with people anywhere in the world is closer, by far.

Intelsat Safe Harbor Statement: Some of the statements in this news release constitute “forward-looking statements” that do not directly or exclusively relate to historical facts. The forward-looking statements made in this release reflect Intelsat’s intentions, plans, expectations, assumptions and beliefs about future events and are subject to risks, including known and unknown risks. Detailed information about some of the known risks is included in Intelsat’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Because actual results could differ materially from Intelsat’s intentions, plans, expectations, assumptions and beliefs about the future, you are urged to view all forward-looking statements contained in this news release with caution. Intelsat does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact:

Intelsat
Nick Mitsis, +1 202-944-7044
nick.mitsis@intelsat.com

SpaceRef staff editor.