Communications & Technology
The dynamic nature of the Communications and Technology industries demands an aggregate institutional knowledge and experience that we are uniquely equipped to offer. Our ability to deliver sound counsel to our clients is reflected in the firm's range of projects, from traditional regulatory and transactional work in telecommunications and media to representation involving advanced technologies, convergence and the Internet. European Counsel has called our communications practice "one of the strongest in Washington."
Paul, Weiss client Intelsat S.A., the world's leading provider of satellite services, and SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, Asia's largest satellite operator, announced an agreement to form a joint venture that will launch a new satellite with optimized C-band and high throughput Ku-band capacity to satisfy the growing mobility and broadband connectivity demands in the Asia-Pacific region. The newly formed JV also entered into an agreement with Boeing for the construction of the satellite, which will be called Horizons 3e. The spacecraft is based on the Intelsat EpicNG high throughput design and will complete the global footprint of the Intelsat EpicNG next generation platform. This is the fourth joint satellite project of Intelsat and JSAT. Launch is expected in the second half of 2018.November 4, 2015