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14 - 15 September 2021
Virtual Event

Christian Ilunga
Principal Sales Engineer at Intelsat


Christian Ilunga is a Principal Sales Engineer at Intelsat where he designs technical solutions and plays a strategic advisory role to existing customers and prospects in francophone Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). His customer base includes amongst other banks, public and private sector organizations, Internet Service Providers (ISP) and Mobile Network Operators (MNO) across the continent.

Prior to joining Intelsat, Christian worked for Huawei Technologies where he was responsible for the dimensioning, planning, configuration, roll-out, and maintenance of 2G/3G/4G Base Station Sub-system (BSS) across multiple mobile network operators in South Africa. The role included the analysis and reporting of critical Network Quality Performance Indicator as well as network assurance activities.

Christian Ilunga holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (Cum laude) from the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria and an MBA (Strategy) from the Wits Business School in Johannesburg. He’s currently based at the Sandton Office in Johannesburg, South Africa.

As the foundational architects of satellite technology, Intelsat operates the largest, most advanced satellite fleet and connectivity infrastructure in the world. We apply our unparalleled expertise and global scale to reliably and seamlessly connect people, devices and networks in even the most challenging and remote locations. Transformation happens when businesses, governments and communities build a ubiquitously connected future through Intelsat’s next-generation global network and simplified managed services. At Intelsat, we turn possibilities into reality. Imagine here, with us, at Intelsat.com.

Programme Sessions

  • Enabling a Brighter Tomorrow in Africa

  • Panel Discussion: The challenges and opportunities of delivering mobile broadband services in Rural and Remote areas