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see Communications Satellite CorporationCommunications Satellite Corporation
(Comsat), organization incorporated (1962) by an act of Congress to establish a commercial system of international communications using artificial satellites. Although government sponsored, it was financed by a public stock issue.
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artificial satellite that functions as part of a global radio-communications network. Echo 1, the first communications satellite, launched in 1960, was an instrumented inflatable sphere that passively reflected radio signals back to earth.
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A satellite network, formerly under international control, used for global communication by more than 100 countries; the system uses geostationary satellites over the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans and highly directional antennas at earth stations. Derived from International Telecommunications Satellite.


(company, communications)
A private satellite communications company that provides telephony, corporate network, video and Internet solutions around the globe via capacity on 25 geosynchronous satellites.


(INTELSAT, Washington, DC, A leading supplier of commercial satellite services, including HDTV, broadband and IPTV delivery. Created in 1964, with 11 countries participating, COMSAT is the U.S. signatory of INTELSAT. In 2001, INTELSAT accomplished an historic transformation from a treaty-based organization to a privately held company. Its fleet expanded to more than 50 satellites in 2006 when INTELSAT acquired all assets of PanAmSat.
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In connection with such repayment and redemption of Intelsat Corp's indebtedness, Intelsat Corp intends to cease filing annual and quarterly periodic reports with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, effective immediately.
He also stated that "the creation of New Skies proves that INTELSAT is willing and able to restructure itself to keep pace with the changing demands of the marketplace.
Intelsat 21 and Intelsat 23 are also scheduled for launch in the third quarter.
Finally, South Korean telecommunications company Onse Telecom, one of the largest providers of telephone, broadband and Internet access in South Korea, recently signed an agreement for additional capacity on Intelsat 8 and Intelsat 10.
Strategically located to fulfill INTELSAT's mission of universal service on a nondiscriminatory basis, the new INTELSAT VII and VIII series spacecraft will carry forward INTELSAT's tradition of high-quality, reliable, cost-effective services anywhere on the globe.
In connection with the Intelsat Sub Holdco Tender Offers, Intelsat Sub Holdco is also soliciting the consent of the holders of the Intelsat Sub Holdco Notes (the "Intelsat Sub Holdco Consent Solicitations", and together with the Intelsat Jackson Consent Solicitations and the Intermediate Holdco Consent Solicitation, the "Consent Solicitations") to certain proposed amendments to the indentures governing such notes, among other things, to eliminate substantially all of the restrictive covenants, certain events of default and certain other provisions contained in the applicable indentures.
INTELSAT's next launch, INTELSAT 704, is scheduled for January 10, 1995, on a Martin Marietta Commercial Launch Services Atlas IIAS.
The INTELSAT 703 separated from the Martin Marietta Atlas IIAS vehicle at approximately 28 minutes after liftoff.
The contract with Intelsat enables Avail Media to distribute high-quality video and audio services to our clients in a robust fashion," said Jon Romm, Executive Vice President of Sales for Avial Media.
The demonstration at the INTELSAT booth is being provided by Newsforce, a turnkey television production company that provides broadcast services worldwide.
The senior notes will be used to refinance the $600 million senior unsecured credit facility of Intelsat Bermuda, which is a subsidiary of Intelsat, Ltd.
With 20 satellites in orbit over the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, INTELSAT owns and operates the world's most extensive satellite network, providing service to 219 countries and territories.