C-Band Transition
Satellite Operator Resources

Your responsibility for performing any tasks or incurring any costs associated with carrying out programmer changes that are part of SES’ and Intelsat’s C-band transition plans are governed by the FCC’s C-Band Order (3/3/20) and Lump Sum Payments Public Notice (7/30/20).  The programming changes that are part of both company’s plans can be found below:

  • Programmer changes associated with Intelsat’s transition can be found in Section 6 (pages 34-49) of Intelsat’s final C-Band Transition Plan.  Modifications to the Transition Plan can be found in Section 4 (pages 5-7) of Intelsat’s quarterly update.
  • Programmer changes associated with SES’ transition can be found in Appendix B of SES’ final C-Band Transition Plan.  Modifications to the Transition Plan can be found in Appendix B of SES’ quarterly update.
For more information:
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Web Address: https://intelsatcbandtransition.com
Email Address: cbandinfo@intelsat.com
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Intelsat complete final Transition Plan (October 28, 2020)
Intelsat complete first quarterly report (December 28, 2020)

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Web Address: https://www.ses.com/north-america/c-band-transition
Email Address: cbandhelp@ses.com
SES C-Band Help Desk Line: (609) 987-4400
SES complete final Transition Plan (October 28, 2020)
SES complete first quarterly report (December 31, 2020)

You may contact Mike Jacobs, ACA Connects Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, at mjacobs@acaconnects.org with any questions.