Intelsat: $2.1B in 2023 revenue, forecasting ~5%/year growth though 2026, MEO constellation looks unlikely

by Peter B. de Selding

McLEAN, Virginia — Satellite fleet operator Intelsat expects to report a slight increase in revenue for 2023 compared to 2022 and then to post about 5% average annual growth through 2026 as its mobility business, led by commercial aviation, grows at double-digit rates.

But the bigger news for Intelsat’s 2023 results is the reduction in debt by some 67%. The company entered the year with $5.8 billion in debt, or 5.4 times its adjusted EBITDA. By the end of 2023, debt will have dropped to $2.1 billion, or 2.3 times EBITDA.

“It’s . . .

To view the entire article, become a subscriber!

You may also like