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EX-21.1 - EXHIBIT 21.1 - GCI, LLCexhibit21-1.htm
EX-31.1 - EXHIBIT 31.1 - GCI, LLCexhibit31-1.htm
EX-32.2 - EXHIBIT 32.2 - GCI, LLCexhibit32-2.htm
EX-32.1 - EXHIBIT 32.1 - GCI, LLCexhibit32-1.htm
EX-31.2 - EXHIBIT 31.2 - GCI, LLCexhibit31-2.htm
EX-10.181 - EXHIBIT 10.181 - GCI, LLCexhibit10-181.htm
EX-10.178 - EXHIBIT 10.178 - GCI, LLCexhibit10-178.htm
EX-10.188 - EXHIBIT 10.188 - GCI, LLCexhibit10-188.htm
EX-10.183 - EXHIBIT 10.183 - GCI, LLCexhibit10-183.htm
EX-10.184 - EXHIBIT 10.184 - GCI, LLCexhibit10-184.htm
EX-10.182 - EXHIBIT 10.182 - GCI, LLCexhibit10-182.htm
EX-10.186 - EXHIBIT 10.186 - GCI, LLCexhibit10-186.htm
EX-10.187 - EXHIBIT 10.187 - GCI, LLCexhibit10-187.htm
10-K - GCI, INC. FORM 10-K - GCI, LLCincform10k12312010.htm
EX-10.179 - EXHIBIT 10.179 - GCI, LLCexhibit10-179.htm

Exhibit 10.180 


*** Confidential Portion has been omitted pursuant to a request for confidential treatment by the Company to, and the material has been separately filed with, the SEC. Each omitted Confidential Portion is marked by three Asterisks.


This Tenth Amendment to the Full-Time Transponder Capacity Agreement (Pre-Launch) (the “Tenth Amendment”) is made and entered into as of this 24th day of September, 2010 by and between INTELSAT CORPORATION, formerly known as PanAmSat Corporation, a Delaware corporation (“Intelsat”), and GCI COMMUNICATION CORP., an Alaskan corporation (“Customer”).


WHEREAS, pursuant to that certain Full-Time Transponder Capacity Agreement (Pre-Launch) dated as of March 31, 2006, as amended (collectively, the “Agreement”) between Intelsat and Customer, Intelsat is providing Customer with *** transponders and *** transponders on Horizons 1 and *** Transponder Segment from Horizons 1;

WHEREAS, Customer and Intelsat wish to amend the terms of the Agreement to increase *** Transponder Capacity by *** Transponder on the Galaxy 13 satellite;


NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and of mutual covenants and agreements hereinafter set forth, the sufficiency and receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties agree as follows:

Except as specifically provided herein, all terms and provisions of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

Section 1.1, Description of Capacity.  This Section shall be deleted and replaced with the following:

Intelsat agrees to provide to Customer and Customer agrees to accept from Intelsat, on a full time basis twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week), in outerspace, for the Capacity Term (as defined here), the Customer’s Transponder Capacity (defined below) meeting the “Performance Specifications” set forth in the “Technical Appendix” attached hereto as Appendix B.  For purposes of this Agreement, the “Customer’s Transponder Capacity” or “Customer’s Transponders” shall consist of (a) *** transponders (collectively, the “*** Transponders’ and individually, the “*** Transponder”) from that certain U.S. domestic satellite referred to by Intelsat as “Galaxy 18,” located in geostationary orbit at 123 degrees West Longitude, (b) *** transponders from the *** payload of that certain satellite referred to by Intelsat as “Horizons 1” at 127 degrees West Longitude (“*** Transponder”); (c) *** Transponder Capacity from that certain U.S. domestic satellite referred to by Intelsat as “Horizons 1,” located in geostationary orbit at 127 degrees West Longitude (the “Horizons 1 Transponder Segment”); and (d) *** transponders from the *** payload of that certain satellite referred to by Intelsat as “Galaxy 13” at 127 degrees West Longitude (the “Galaxy 13 *** Transponder”) meeting the Performance Specifications set forth in the attached Appendix B-1 which *** Transponder on Galaxy 13, meeting the Performance Specifications set forth in the attached Appendix B-2, pursuant to the terms set forth below (the “*** Galaxy 13 Transponder”).

For purposes of this Tenth Amendment, “***” means Intelsat *** Customer *** as a result of *** transponder *** or ***.

For the purposes of this Tenth Amendment, a *** Transponder is a transponder that will be *** to the Protected Parties of *** Transponders with respect to the performance of their *** Transponders.  *** Transponders shall be *** the *** Transponders (or such ***) executed transponder purchase, lease, or use agreement for such *** Transponders.

The transponders on the Satellite and the beams in which these transponders are grouped are referred to as “Transponder(s)” and the “Beam(s),” respectively.  Galaxy 18, Galaxy 13 or Horizons 1 or such other satellite as to which Customer may at the time be using capacity hereunder, as applied in context herein, is referred to as the “Satellite.”  Intelsat shall not preempt or interrupt the provision of the Customer’s Transponder Capacity to Customer, except as specifically permitted under this Agreement.

Capacity Term.  The Capacity Term for the Galaxy 13 *** Transponder shall commence on *** Customer *** Galaxy 13 Transponder *** and ***.

Monthly Fee.  The Monthly Fee for the Galaxy 13 *** Transponder shall be US$*** per month, exclusive of *** Protection Fee, and the Monthly Fee for the *** Galaxy 13 Transponder shall be US$***, exclusive of *** Protection Fee,.

*** of *** Galaxy 13 Transponder.  Intelsat shall *** Customer’s service on the *** Galaxy 13 Transponder to *** transponder on the Galaxy 18 satellite located at 123 degrees East Longitude once such transponder becomes available (the “*** Capacity”) meeting the Performance Specifications provided upon notice that the *** Capacity is available.  Intelsat shall provide Customer with thirty (30) days advance written notice of availability of the *** Capacity and Customer’s rate for the *** Capacity on  a *** transponder shall be $*** (inclusive of *** Protection Fee) or the US$*** if it is on a *** transponder (inclusive of *** Protection Fee).  Once Customer moves to the *** Capacity, Customer shall have no further rights to use and no obligation to pay for the Galaxy 13 *** Transponder and the Capacity Term for the *** Capacity shall be as identified in Section 3 above.

Except as specifically set forth in this Amendment, all terms and conditions of the Agreement remain in full force and effect.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, each of the parties hereto has duly executed and delivered this Tenth Amendment as of the day and year above written.

INTELSAT CORPORATION                                                                           GCI COMMUNICATION CORP.

By:       /s/Patricia Casey_______________                                                                           By:  /s/ Jimmy R. Sipes
Name:  __Patricia Casey_______________                                                                            Name:  Jimmy R. Sipes
Senior VP and Deputy General Counsel
Title:  VP Network Services & Chief






[This appendix consists of technical engineering information and is not included in the filing of the agreement with the SEC as being not material to investor decisions.]

[There is no Appendix A to this document.]