Global Eagle Entertainment, Intelsat sign expansion deal

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) and Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) (NASDAQ: ENT) have contracted to deliver reliable, high-performance broadband connectivity across five continents and multiple vertical markets across air, land and sea, the companies said.

The multi-year, global service will utilize C- and Ku-band services on eight satellites in Intelsat´s current mobility infrastructure as well as two Intelsat EpicNG satellites, Intelsat 33e and Intelsat 35e. Overall, GEE now has contracted satellite services on three out of the seven planned Intelsat EpicNG satellites and 17 Intelsat satellites in total.

Intelsat operates a globalized network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world.

Global Eagle Entertainment provides satellite-based connectivity and media to fast-growing, global mobility markets across air, sea and land.