SkyStream expands reach with Intelsat


Intelsat, a provider of satellite services, announced
that it has signed two contracts with SkyStream FZ LLC, a Dubai-based provider
of connectivity and satellite services solutions.


SkyStream has contracted for nearly 40 MHz of new C-band
capacity on Intelsat 17 at 66°E to offer GSM backhaul, Internet access and
On-Demand video service to its maritime and terrestrial customers.


SkyStream will offer Internet and On-Demand
services to luxury yachts across the Persian Gulf, the Indian Ocean and the
Mediterranean, and to fixed sites in Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
SkyStream will provide these services via Intelsat 17 and the IntelsatONE
advanced terrestrial network, with connectivity support from Intelsat’s
teleport in Fuchsstadt, Germany.


SkyStream is also using part of the capacity to offer GSM
backhaul services from the yachts and terrestrial sites back to its customers
in the United Arab Emirates.


The vast reach of Intelsat 17 and IntelsatONE helps us
complete our current regional maritime coverage,” said Riyadh Al Adely,
managing director, SkyStream.

SkyStream has
expanded its maritime and terrestrial offerings through the superior
performance of Intelsat 17 and IntelsatONE,” said Kurt Riegelman, senior vice
president of Global Sales, Intelsat.


Intelsat recently announced that Arianespace successfully
the Intelsat New Dawn satellite. The Ariane 5 vehicle lifted off from Kourou,
French Guiana at 5:37 p.m. (EDT), followed by spacecraft separation from the
launch vehicle at 6:12 p.m. and signal acquisition at 6:29 p.m.


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