Intelsat has launched Intelsat 33e, the second of seven EpicNG satellites, which will provide some broadband capacity for aeronautical use. The Boeing-manufactured satellite was launched Aug. 24 from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle, replacing Intelsat 904, which will be redeployed. Intelsat 33e will deliver high-throughput C- and Ku-band coverage for Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, for use by companies including Gogo and Panasonic Avionics. This latest satellite ...

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