Intelsat Overview

  • www.intelsat.com
  • McLean, VA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 2004
  • Company - Public (I)
  • Telecommunications Services
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

As the foundational architects of satellite technology, Intelsat operates the world’s largest and most advanced satellite fleet and connectivity infrastructure. We apply our unparalleled expertise and global scale to connect people, businesses, and communities, no matter how ...

Company Updates

April 11, 2022
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McLean, Va. – Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network and leading provider of inflight connectivity (IFC), has again been chosen by long-time partner, Alaska Airlines, to provide inflight connectivity on 105 of the company’s new fleet of Boeing 737MAX aircraft. Alaska Airlines’ new 737MAX deliveries will be fitted with Intelsat’s inflight connectivity and streaming entertainment system – which is already featured on over 150 aircraft in Alaska’s fleet. This agreement represents Alaska’s continued confidence in Intelsat’s 2Ku inflight connectivity systems for its mainline fleet and is the largest expansion of the IFC relationship between the two companies to date. Onboard, Alaska guests can expect an even better user experience with complete access to everything on the internet, including streaming sites. The companies have partnered to deliver industry-leading inflight connectivity and entertainment to Alaska’s guests since 2010 across the airline’s fleet of Embraer 175, Boeing 737NG and Airbus A320 family aircraft. The two companies h
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March 8, 2022
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McLean, Va. – Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, has tapped David Wajsgras, as its next chief executive officer (CEO). Effective April 4, Wajsgras succeeds Stephen Spengler, who announced his planned retirement in Oct. 2021. Wajsgras has two decades of experience at the senior executive management level, providing operational, strategic and financial leadership in both the commercial and defense industries. He most recently served as president of the global, $7.5-billion, advanced-technology Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) business at the former Raytheon Company, now part of Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX). Before joining Raytheon as chief financial officer, Wajsgras was executive vice president and chief financial officer at Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA) and held other key operations and leadership roles. “Dave Wajsgras is a results-oriented leader with a great track record of performance throughout his career,” said Lisa Hammitt, chairperson of the Intelsat Board of Directors. “He develops talent and builds teams,
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Intelsat Reviews

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79%
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74%
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5.0
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"A diverse organization on a good path forward"

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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

As a returning former employee, I was absent during all of the activity in 2020 and 2021. That being said, I have returned during a time of immense change at Intelsat and it is refreshing. New

Cons

Not specific to Intelsat, but the industry can be a bit slow moving in comparison to other tech companies.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Intelsat

4.1
(89 Reviews)

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Intelsat Interviews

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Positive65%
Negative20%
Neutral15%
Getting an Interview
Applied online87%
Recruiter9%
In Person2%
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Intelsat Awards & Accolades

  • Disruptive Innovator of the Year’Satellite Industry Leader Awards2016

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What are perks and other benefits like at Intelsat?

...great benefits and a lot of chance to grow...

March 7, 2022

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Employees rate Intelsat 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 300 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 79% of employees would recommend working at Intelsat to a friend. This is based on 281 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

65% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Intelsat as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.8 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Intelsat.

74% of employees think that Intelsat has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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