Intelsat Offers New Connectivity Service to Support Programmers’ AWS Access; Clint Crosier quoted


Intelsat has unveiled a new connectivity offering designed to help programmers securely access Amazon Web Services and the IntelsatOne Media Network.

The satellite services company announced its new Connect Media Cloud Service provides a private gateway between Intelsat’s global media delivery network and AWS.

Intelsat expects its AWS partnership to provide customers with a way to access cloud-based video editing and other resources while staying connected to the IntelsatOne Media Network, which centralizes distribution and provides connectivity services managed satellite.

“AWS Direct Connect can support Intelsat’s mission with a low-latency, secure, and private connection to the global AWS network,” said Clint Crosier, director of aerospace and satellites at AWS.

C-SPAN, a nonprofit public affairs network, will use Cloud Connect Media to augment linear workflows used to provide coverage of federal government proceedings.

“Intelsat’s deployment of Cloud Connect Media completes C-SPAN’s transition to a full cloud setup by providing a fast and reliable path from our uplink location directly to Amazon Web Services,” said Roxane Kerr, vice -President of Technology at C-SPAN.

Intelsat’s new offering also extends the company’s existing Cloud Connect services, which launched in 2020 to connect customers to the cloud.


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