The European Telecommunications Satellite Organization
EUTELSAT IGO is an intergovernmental organisation comprising 49 Member States.
Its mission is to maintain the rights to use radio frequencies and orbital locations which were assigned
collectively to the Member States by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and to oversee the
operations of Eutelsat S.A. so as to ensure that the company complies with the EUTELSAT Amended
Convention. EUTELSAT IGO plays an active role within the global satellite telecommunications community.