Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) said that Marlink has signed an agreement for high-throughput connectivity from Intelsat´s Horizons 3e satellite.
Horizons 3e, a joint venture satellite owned by Intelsat and SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, will be stationed at 169Â° East to deliver connectivity in the Asia-Pacific region.
The satellite is scheduled for launch in the second half of 2018, and when combined with the already contracted high-throughput broadband services provided by Intelsat 29e, Intelsat 33e and Intelsat 35e, Marlink will offer Intelsat EpicNG performance to its maritime customers traversing the world´s busiest shipping routes.
Complementing the global Intelsat EpicNG services, Marlink will also leverage IntelsatOne uplink and virtual network operator services, including those from Intelsat´s teleport in Napa, Calif.
Intelsat delivers video and broadband services anywhere in the world.
Marlink is a pioneer of business critical communication solutions for customers operating in remote environments.