Intelsat General introduces end-to-end managed service for government aircraft

Intelsat General Communications LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intelsat, S.A. (NYSE: I), has announced that it is launching FlexAir, a managed end-to-end service providing cost-effective high-performance, in-flight broadband connectivity to a wide range of military aircraft to support en route communications and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) applications.

FlexAir´s broadband service utilizes Intelsat´s global Ku-band satellite fleet and integrates layers of high-throughput satellite (HTS) coverage from the company´s proven Intelsat EpicNG fleet with the company´s wide-beam satellites to deliver the added redundancy and security needed for the most critical missions.

FlexAir also offers committed capacity for ISR applications such as sensor data, video transmission, and communications relay to deliver immediate access at 3 Mbps from the aircraft with optional scalability to 6 Mbps.

Intelsat General Communications (IGC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Intelsat, operator of the world´s first Globalized Network. IGC provides its government and commercial customers with high-quality, cost-effective, communications solutions via Intelsat´s satellite backbone and terrestrial infrastructure.