Bridging the Digital Divide
Our CEO, Stephen Spengler, serves as a commissioner for the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development — a group focused on achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Targets for 2025 include affordable broadband services in developing countries and connecting Micro-, Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises.
Team Intelsat Gives Back
Formed in 2016, this corporate-wide initiative invites employees to volunteer their time to non-governmental organizations, such as orphanages, food banks, and homeless shelters. Intelsat also matches donations made by employees for charitable causes including the American and International Red Cross, World Vision, and Team Rubicon.
Educating the Next Generation
Through the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce Job Shadow program, a group of STEM students from local high schools visit and shadow our engineers, participating in a hands-on satellite model-building competition and observing the day-to-day work of our satellite controllers.
Intelsat Disaster Relief Program
The Intelsat Disaster Relief program is an employee-led initiative that combines the talent, passion and technical expertise of our employees across the company to respond to humanitarian crises across the world. Based on Intelsat’s proven commercial emergency-communications capabilities, our company will provide temporary, no cost solutions to qualifying humanitarian organizations during natural disasters or other crises. Intelsat has a proud history of responding to crises all over the world since its founding more than 50 years ago.
Intelsat satellite connectivity, in partnership with the world’s leading equipment manufacturers and logistics companies, can now respond to requests for disaster assistance with support decisions and dispatches of equipment and service across the globe in less than 24 hours. Contact: DisasterRelief@intelsat.com for further information.
Education in Africa
In support of Mindset Network, Intelsat provides satellite bandwidth that enables the delivery of quality educational resources to schools, homes, community centers, teacher centers, and public health facilities throughout the African continent.