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Intelsat Donates Satellite Capacity to Support the Broadcast of the "12-12-12" Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert
[December 12, 2012]

Intelsat Donates Satellite Capacity to Support the Broadcast of the "12-12-12" Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert

LUXEMBOURG --(Business Wire)--

Intelsat (News - Alert) S.A., the world's leading provider of satellite services, is donating satellite distribution services for the "12-12-12" Hurricane Sandy relief concert in New York City, working with AMC Networks. Intelsat will provide capacity for the Dec. 12 event via its Galaxy 17, Intelsat 11 and Intelsat 805 satellites, enabling viewership across North America and South America.

"12-12-12" will be distributed worldwide to nearly two billion people through television feeds, radio and online streaming. It will be available to 114 million television households in the United States, and to more than 400 million television homes outside the country via networks and feeds in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.

Scheduled to take place at Madison Square Garden, the event will feature Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney.

"It is an honor to support this event through our donation of satellite capacity, which will directly assist those impacted by the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy," said Intelsat SVP of Global Sales Kurt Riegelman. "Intelsat has a long history of providing support in times of need, and we hope that through this donation, more people will tune in and come forward with their generous contributions."

Th concert is being produced by James Dolan, Executive Chairman of The Madison Square Garden Company; John Sykes (News - Alert), President of Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises; and Harvey Weinstein, Co-Founder and Chairman of The Weinstein Company.

All proceeds from ticket purchases and donations will go to serve the victims of Hurricane Sandy through the Robin Hood Relief Fund.

For more information on the event and to make a donation, visit

About Intelsat

Intelsat is the leading provider of satellite services worldwide. For over 45 years, Intelsat has been delivering information and entertainment for many of the world's leading media and network companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and governmental agencies. Intelsat's satellite, teleport and fiber infrastructure is unmatched in the industry, setting the standard for transmissions of video, data and voice services. From the globalization of content and the proliferation of HD, to the expansion of cellular networks and broadband access, with Intelsat, advanced communications anywhere in the world are closer, by far.

Intelsat Safe Harbor Statement

Some of the statements in this news release constitute "forward-looking statements" that do not directly or exclusively relate to historical facts. The forward-looking statements made in this release reflect Intelsat's intentions, plans, expectations, assumptions and beliefs about future events and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside of Intelsat's control. Known risks include, among others, the risks included in Intelsat's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 and its other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the political, economic and legal conditions in the markets we are targeting for communications services or in which we operate and other risks and uncertainties inherent in the telecommunications business in general and the satellite communications business in particular. Because actual results could differ materially from Intelsat's intentions, plans, expectations, assumptions and beliefs about the future, you are urged to view all forward-looking statements contained in this news release with caution. Intelsat does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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