Intelsat S.A. announced today that its Intelsat 4 satellite (IS-4), located at 72° East Longitude, experienced an anomaly on 1 February 2010 at approximately 00:18 GMT. Intelsat is working with affected customers to identify restoration capacity.
At the moment there are some technical issues with Eutelsat W2 (16East). Nobody can receive any of the frequencies from that bird. Let's wait for the official statements from Eutelsat and let's hope that the issues are temporary and will be fixed shortly.
BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan, December 29, 2009 –
International Launch Services (ILS), a leading mission and launch
services provider for the global commercial satellite industry,
successfully carried the DIRECTV 12 satellite into orbit today for
DIRECTV of El Segundo, California, on an ILS Proton.
Intelsat, Ltd., the world’s leading provider of fixed satellite services, announced today that a Zenit-3SLB vehicle successfully launched the Intelsat 15 satellite (IS-15) from the Land Launch facilities at the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan. Liftoff occurred at 4:00 p.m. ET, followed by signal acquisition and spacecraft separation about six and a half hours later at 10:28 p.m. ET.