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Wabo Majavu

Wabo Majavu

Market Advisor, Mobile Network Operators




Wabo Majavu is Market Advisor, Mobile Network Operations at Intelsat, a global satellite connectivity provider. In this role Wabo drives Intelsat’s strategy to enhance the value that the Intelsat satellite fleet can bring to MNOs and promote greater integration between satellite and cellular services. In particular, Wabo has a focus on bringing connectivity to Africa and Non-America markets.


Wabo’s career in telecommunications has spanned both cellular and satellite, including:  managing network planning and optimisation functions at MTN and Research leadership in the development of network systems and problem solving at Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).


Wabo holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Universiti Teknologi Petronas in Malaysia and Masters in Electrical Engineering from Witwatersrand University in South Africa.


Wabo is a regular contributor at conferences on topics such as Satellite-Cellular Convergence, Small Cells, Rural Communications & 5G and is passionate about bridging the digital divide in developing markets.



Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) operates the world’s first Globalized Network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat’s Globalized Network combines the world’s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services. Thousands of organizations serving billions of people worldwide rely on Intelsat to provide ubiquitous broadband connectivity, multi-format video broadcasting, secure satellite communications and seamless mobility services. The end result is an entirely new world, one that allows us to envision the impossible, connect without boundaries and transform the ways in which we live. For more information, visit www.intelsat.com.