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Intelsat reinforces its launch schedule with its sights set on a unified multi-orbital network

Ricardo La Guardia, VP of Sales for Latin America at the satellite operator, spoke with Convergencialatina about the commitment to SDN devices, the agreements with cloud providers and the first NOC in Rio de Janeiro.

Intelsat is preparing for a hectic second half of 2022 and the start of 2023 in terms of satellite launches, according to what Ricardo La Guardia, VP of Sales for Latin America of the satellite operator, said in an interview with Convergencialatina. In total there are twelve satellites in production, as part of an NG-SDN (next generation SDN) plan and with four software-defined artifacts procured by Intelsat. The launches of the G31 and G32 (in band C) are foreseen for October or November of this year; the G33 and G34 (also in band C), for November to December; and the IS-40e, for early 2023.

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