August 3, 2023 – SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation and Intelsat successfully launched a new satellite to satisfy the growing connectivity demands in the North America and Pacific region. Known as Horizons-4/Galaxy 37 (“H-4/G-37”), the satellite was launched aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch vehicle from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, U.S.A at 2:00 p.m. on August 3, 2023, Japan Standard Time (JST) and the satellite was separated from the launch vehicle at 2:33 p.m. JST. It will succeed and replace Horizons-1/Galaxy 13 in geostationary orbit at the 127 degrees West location. Operation is expected to start in the fourth quarter 2023. The H-4/G-37 satellite marks the fifth satellite by SKY Perfect JSAT and Intelsat in 20 years, following Horizons-1 (2003), Horizons-2 (2007), Intelsat 15/JCSAT-85 (2009) and Horizons 3e (2018). The H-4 Ku-band payload, which will be jointly owned by both companies, will provide capacity for mobility connectivity with expanded coverage over the Pacific Ocean, in addition to the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. The G-37 C-band payload, which will be owned by Intelsat, will provide North American capacity for television media and telecommunication network customers.