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ITSO to bite the dust?

The International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (ITSO) comprises 149 member nations. The organisation is the holder of a United Nations mandate created in 1973 and was the forerunner of Intelsat. Intelsat was privatised in 2001 and ITSO’s mission is to monitor the performance of Intelsat’s public service obligations and to safeguard the Parties’ Common Heritage. Intelsat […]

December 3, 2020

Intelsat vs ITSO court hearing delayed

The dispute between Intelsat, itself in Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and the International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (ITSO) and payments claimed as owed by Intelsat to ITSO was due to be heard by the bankruptcy court on June 30th has been delayed. It will now be heard on July 28th during the next ‘Omnibus Hearing’ by […]

June 29, 2020By Chris Forrester

Intelsat rejects ITSO claim

Last month it was reported how the organisation which supervises Intelsat’s public service obligations, the International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (ITSO), had complained to Intelsat’s bankruptcy court that Intelsat had not been paying its dues to ITSO. ITSU had asked the court to authorise a special payment to fund its costs and services. Intelsat responded ahead […]

June 9, 2020