Intelsat says future spending depends in part on OneWeb relationship

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — Satellite fleet operator Intelsat said its future spending will in part depend on the evolution of its relationship with the OneWeb global constellation of low-orbiting broadband satellites.

Intelsat’s published capex plan ends in 2020 at an estimated $425 million, a relatively low rate for a 50-satellite fleet operator. Its investment in the Epic series of high-throughput satellites (HTS) ends with Horizons 3e, a joint venture with Sky Perfect JSat of Japan to be launched late this year.

“We are looking at how we invest . . .

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