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Intelsat provides satellite communications services. The Company offers a range of communications services to media companies, fixed and wireless telecommunications operators, data networking service providers; and commercial satellite communication services to the government and military organizations and their contractors. It provides various on-network services, managed services that combine satellite capacity, teleport facilities, satellite communications hardware, and other ground facilities; and channel services primarily used for point-to-point bilateral services to telecommunications providers. The Company also offers off-network and other services, as well as satellite-related consulting and technical services that include full lifecycle of satellite operations and related infrastructure.

TypePublic
Founded1964
HQLuxembourg, LU
Websiteintelsat.com
Employee Ratings3.5

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)1,187(+2%)
Job Openings44
Revenue (FY, 2017)$2.1 B
Share Price (Jun 2019)$18.1 (-1%)

Key People/Management at Intelsat

Stephen Spengler

Stephen Spengler

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer
Jacques D. Kerrest

Jacques D. Kerrest

Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
Michelle Bryan

Michelle Bryan

Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Samer Halawi

Samer Halawi

Executive Vice President, Operations
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Intelsat Office Locations

Intelsat has offices in Luxembourg, McLean, New Delhi, Dubai and in 13 other locations
Luxembourg, LU (HQ)
4 rue Albert Borschette
McLean, US (HQ)
7900 Tysons One Pl
Sydney, AU
Level 44, Grosvenor Place 225 George Street
Rio de Janeiro, BR
Praia de Botafogo, 440 Sala 501
Beijing, CN
Room 651,6F/Tower 2 West Prosper Center, No.5 Chaoyang District
Hannover, DE
Schierholzstrasse 27
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Intelsat Financials and Metrics

Intelsat Revenue

Intelsat's revenue was reported to be $2.15 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

536.9m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

453.6m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

84.5%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

(373.6m)

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

237.3m

Market capitalization (10-Jun-2019)

2.5b

Closing stock price (10-Jun-2019)

18.1

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

660.8m

EV

16.2b
Intelsat's current market capitalization is $2.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017

Revenue

2.1b

Cost of goods sold

322.2m

Gross profit

1.8b

Gross profit Margin, %

85%
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

543.8m537.7m536.9m

Cost of goods sold

82.6m76.5m83.3m

Gross profit

461.2m461.2m453.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

85%86%84%
Annual
USDFY, 2017

Cash

525.2m

Accounts Receivable

221.2m

Prepaid Expenses

56.9m

Current Assets

819.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

492.3m444.0m660.8m

Accounts Receivable

226.7m248.8m250.3m

Prepaid Expenses

26.6m28.1m31.8m

Current Assets

813.1m782.6m1.0b
Annual
USDFY, 2017

Net Income

(174.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

707.8m

Accounts Payable

(42.3m)

Cash From Operating Activities

464.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(65.8m)(111.7m)(485.3m)

Depreciation and Amortization

166.5m340.1m513.5m

Accounts Payable

14.4m22.3m(4.4m)

Cash From Operating Activities

80.9m138.1m174.2m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

68.1 x

EV/CFO

92.7 x

Debt/Equity

-3.6 x

Debt/Assets

1.1 x

Financial Leverage

-3.1 x
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Intelsat Revenue Breakdown

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Intelsat revenue breakdown by business segment: 8.7% from Off-Network and Other Revenues and 91.3% from On-Network Revenues

Intelsat revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 13.0% from Europe, 14.0% from Africa and Middle East, 50.0% from North America, 14.0% from Latin America and Caribbean and 9.0% from Asia-Pacific

Intelsat Online and Social Media Presence

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Intelsat News and Updates

Intelsat still searching for cause of IS-29e loss, replacement satellite TBD

Intelsat estimates the in-orbit failure of its first high-throughput satellite will cost the company between $45 million and $50 million in revenue for the year. SpaceNews.com

Intelsat says satellite made by Boeing fails

Satellite operator Intelsat S.A. said on Thursday one of its satellites made by Boeing Co has failed due to an anomaly related to its propulsion system.

Intelsat says that Boeing-made satellite lost after failure

Intelsat S.A. said late Thursday it has lost one of its satellites, made by Boeing Co. , after an incident earlier this month. An "anomaly" previously disclosed "has resulted in the total loss of the Intelsat 29e spacecraft," the satellite company said. A review board has been convened to go over t…

Intelsat lost communication with Boeing-made satellite

Intelsat S.A. said Wednesday it lost communication with its Intelsat 29e satellite, made by Boeing Co. , that continues to affect wireless operator, aeronautical and maritime customers in the North Atlantic, Latin America and Caribbean regions. Intelsat's stock fell 1.2% and Boeing shares shed 0.9%…

Q&A with Lesley Rahman of Intelsat General

In the Q&A below Lesley touches on the mentor who inspired her, offers her perspective on women working in high tech careers and shares advice for those interested in building a career in the commercial space industry. SpaceNews.com
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Intelsat Blogs

Intelsat Announces Proposed Offering of $300 Million of Intelsat Jackson 9.750% Senior Notes due 2025

Luxembourg, 6 June 2019 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:  I) (“Intelsat”) announced today that its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Intelsat Jackson Holdings S.A. (“Intelsat Jackson”), intends to offer $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 9.750% senior notes due 2025 (the “Notes”). The offering wou…

David M. Tolley to Join Intelsat as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Luxembourg, 28 May 2019 – Intelsat, S.A. (NYSE: I) today announced the appointment of David M. Tolley as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective June 3, 2019.  Tolley will report to Intelsat’s Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Spengler, and oversee Intelsat’s global finance or…

Intelsat’s Chief Executive Officer to Present at J.P. Morgan’s 47th Annual Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference

Luxembourg, 6 May 2019 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), the world’s leading provider of satellite services and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced today that Stephen Spengler, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the J.P. Morgan 47th Annual Global Technology, Media and Communicati…

Intelsat’s Chief Financial Officer to Present at Goldman Sachs’ Fourth Annual Leveraged Finance Conference

Luxembourg, 6 May 2019 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), the world’s leading provider of satellite services and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced today that Jacques Kerrest, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs Fourth Annual Leverage…

Intelsat Announces First Quarter 2019 Results

View Intelsat’s first quarter results here.

Intelsat Announces 2019 First Quarter Conference Call

Luxembourg, 23 April 2019 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and a leader in integrated satellite communications, will hold a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 8:30 am EDT to discuss 2019 first quarter financial results. Separately and…
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Intelsat Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Intelsat founded?

    Intelsat was founded in 1964.

  • Who are Intelsat key executives?

    Intelsat's key executives are Stephen Spengler, Jacques D. Kerrest and Michelle Bryan.

  • How many employees does Intelsat have?

    Intelsat has 1,187 employees.

  • What is Intelsat revenue?

    Latest Intelsat annual revenue is $2.1 b.

  • What is Intelsat revenue per employee?

    Latest Intelsat revenue per employee is $1.8 m.

  • Who are Intelsat competitors?

    Competitors of Intelsat include SES, Sky and Frontier Communications.

  • Where is Intelsat headquarters?

    Intelsat headquarters is located at 4 rue Albert Borschette, Luxembourg.

  • Where are Intelsat offices?

    Intelsat has offices in Luxembourg, McLean, New Delhi, Dubai and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does Intelsat have?

    Intelsat has 18 offices.