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SES vs Intelsat week 2 update

The hearing of the litigation between SES and Intelsat in front of Judge Keith Phillips is now well into its second week. The dispute concerns the division of FCC ‘incentive’ payments. SES is claiming 50 per cent of the FCC’s allocation of payments, plus damages against Intelsat.. One of the many Intelsat lawyers on the […]

February 16, 2022

Release: Arabsat chooses AXESS for C-Band services

AXESS Networks (AXESS) a global provider of encompassing connectivity solutions via satellite has been chosen by ARAB Satellite Communications Organization (ARABSAT) to provide connectivity and teleport services on Appendix 30B C-Band space segment on-board its ARABSAT-5A Satellite at an orbital location of 30.5°E with coverage footprint across Europe, Middle East, and Africa. AXESS global infrastructure […]

August 31, 2021

SES vs Intelsat C-band claim gets specific

Intelsat’s bankruptcy court on December 3rd said the dispute between SES Americom and Intelsat would go to trial next June. The news coincides with a 126-page filing to Intelsat’s court from SES which pulls no punches in its claims. At the heart of the legal dispute between SES and Intelsat is an argument over Intelsat’s […]

December 7, 2020By Chris Forrester

Intelsat did pay some CBA dues

Last week it was reported that SES Americom was arguing with Intelsat’s bankruptcy court that Intelsat should pay $1.8 billion in compensation and damages to SES because of an alleged “contract violation” over the pair’s C-band Alliance (CBA) agreement and the clearance of spectrum for 5G. SES Americom is alleging that it and Intelsat had […]

July 20, 2020By Chris Forrester

C-Band: SES wants $1.8bn from bankrupt Intelsat

SES Americom, the US division of the Luxemburg-based satellite operator, is seeking $1.8 billion (€1.5bn) in damages from Intelsat which is in bankruptcy. SES is alleging that Intelsat has breached the contract between the two operators which was agreed to handle the sale of C-band frequencies over the US. The SES filing, lodged on July […]

July 15, 2020By Chris Forrester