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Horizons 3e Arrives in French Guiana amid Preparations for September 7th Launch on Ariane 5

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Covering Asia Pacific and the Pacific Ocean Regions, Horizons 3e
to Complete Intelsat Epic
NG
Global Coverage

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:I), operator of the world's first Globalized
Network and leader in integrated satellite solutions, announced today
that Horizons 3e arrived at the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French
Guiana, where it will undergo final preparations before its scheduled
launch on an Ariane 5 rocket on the 7th of September, 2018.

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Horizons 3e arriving in French Guiana in advance of its expected launch on September 7, 2018. (Photo ...

Horizons 3e arriving in French Guiana in advance of its expected launch on September 7, 2018. (Photo: Business Wire)

Horizons 3e is owned by a joint venture between Intelsat and SKY Perfect
JSAT Corporation, marking the fourth satellite project between the two
companies. Built by Boeing and based on the award-winning Intelsat EpicNG
design, Horizons 3e marks the sixth of our Intelsat EpicNG
high throughput satellites ("HTS"). The satellite will complete Intelsat
EpicNG's global coverage and provide wireless operator,
mobility and government customers with unmatched performance, resiliency
and redundancy.

Horizons 3e is the first Intelsat EpicNG satellite to feature
entire Ku-band spot beams utilizing multiport amplifiers that optimize
power across the satellite. This enhanced, advanced digital payload
features the highest throughput of the entire Intelsat EpicNG
fleet with full beam interconnectivity in two commercial bands and
significant upgrades on power, efficiency and coverage flexibility. With
the multiport amplifier, power can be adjusted to each beam to meet
customer throughput demands.

By matching satellite power usage to traffic demands, aeronautical and
maritime mobility, fixed and wireless network operators, corporate
enterprise and government customers can leverage the additional
efficiency improvements to expand their network and applications across
the Asia Pacific region. In addition to the power sharing technology,
Horizons 3e provides additional resiliency to the IntelsatOne Flex
managed service platform, for use in enterprise and mobility
applications.

Horizons 3e is currently scheduled for launch on 7 September, 2018
during a window that is currently scheduled to open at 5:56 pm EDT and
closes at 6:31 pm EDT. Following a successful launch, Horizons 3e will
be placed at the 169° East orbital location, where it will undergo
in-orbit testing prior to its expected in-service date in the first
quarter of 2019.

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About Intelsat

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:I) operates the world's first Globalized Network,
delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services
anywhere in the world. Intelsat's Globalized Network combines the
world's largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure,
managed services and an open, interoperable architecture to enable
customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network
services. Thousands of organizations serving billions of people
worldwide rely on Intelsat to provide ubiquitous broadband connectivity,
multi-format video broadcasting, secure satellite communications and
seamless mobility services. The end result is an entirely new world, one
that allows us to envision the impossible, connect without boundaries
and transform the ways in which we live. For more information, visit www.intelsat.com.

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