Intelsat Signs Distribution Agreement with CSC/DVS
November 13, 2009 | Staff Writer
Intelsat Ltd. signed a multi-year distribution agreement with Corporate Satellite Communications (CSC/DVS) for Intelsatís Network Broadband Global Maritime service, the satellite operator announced Nov. 11.
Intelsat's Network Broadband Global Maritime service, part of the GlobalConnex portfolio of services, uses C-band capacity provided via Intelsat 602 at 178 degrees East, Intelsat 707 at 307 degrees East and Intelsat 906 at 64 degrees East.
In 2008, CSC, a wireless communication infrastructure provider, merged its satellite operations with DVS, a system integrator within the maritime segment. DVS has installed more than 1,500 antennas around the globe and maintains more than 200 vessels at sea. CSCís satellite division operates 12 antennas between its Miami and New Jersey sites.