Intelsat, the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network and leading provider of inflight connectivity (IFC) has announced that it is partnering with Sky Perfect JSAT Corporation to provide seamless and exception in-flight Wi-Fi service to the airlines and passengers in Asia.
“When it comes to inflight connectivity, customers and passengers today expect a top-notch, seamless experience,” said Dave Bijur, senior vice president-commercial at Intelsat Commercial Aviation. “Our expanded partnership with SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation to augment our network provides a leading experience, exceeding airline and passenger expectations.”
“JSAT continues to be an important and preferred partner of Intelsat, providing high-quality capacity in Asia,“ said Intelsat’s Vice President of Business Development- Network Partnerships Adam Troy. “We have partnered with JSAT for many years, dating back to our first joint venture satellite, Horizons-1. We know we can count on JSAT’s support to serve our customers’ needs across multiple market sectors, augmenting our global satellite network. This capacity, in particular, will allow Intelsat to continue providing best-in-class in-flight connectivity over Japan for years to come.”
“We’ve had a long-lasting partnership with Intelsat, starting with our JCSAT-5A satellite for Intelsat’s service to Japan Airlines (JAL),” said Teruo Yamashita, Group President of Global Business Group at SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation. “As air traffic continues to grow in Japan and Asia, expanding our partnership with Intelsat was a logical solution because of the company’s reputation for delivering reliable, state-of-the-art communications and its forward-looking solutions to support global mobility.”