Intelsat Establishes Satellite Links in Haiti

 One in C-band and one in Ku-band
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Intelsat said that within hours of receiving its first request, it established two communication networks—one in C-band and one in Ku-band—to provide critical communication links to support government and NGO users. The comectivity includes its GlobalConnexSM Network Broadband service.

Intelsat is using capacity on its Intelsat 907 and Horizons 2 satellites, located at 335.5º E and 74º W respectively.

Intelsat was among the first satellite operators with a dedicated team and a fly-away system in place at Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince, providing on-site coordination and transmission services, the company said.

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