in the case of a dispute for which, in accordance with Article XVI of this agreement, the agreement between the parties to the dispute is a precondition for the arbitration procedure provided for here in this appendix, proof of such an agreement; and CONSIDERING that the International Organization for Satellite Telecommunications is an international organization, community or institution, and that on August 20, 1971 in Washington, D.C., in the agreement on the International Organization of Telecommunications Satellites, amended in Washington on November 17, 2000, is such an agreement. “Lifeline Connectivity Obligation” or “LCO,” the company`s obligation to provide other telecommunications services to the LCO customer under the LCO contract; In the event that the entity or any future entity using the allocation of the common wealth spectrum renounces these spectrum allocations, uses or declares bankruptcy in a manner different from that defined in this agreement, the notifying authorities only allow the use of such spectrum allocations by companies that have signed a public service agreement, which allows ITSO to ensure that the selected companies comply with the basic principles. Recognizing that increased competition in the provision of telecommunications services has necessitated the transfer of its space system by the International Organization of Satellite Telecommunications to the company defined in Article I, d), of this agreement, in order to maintain the commercial viability of the space system, the International Organization of Telecommunications Satellites (INTELSAT) is an intergovernmental international organization. , founded in 1971, Portugal being one of the founding members. Considering that paragraph (c of Article XV of the Agreement on the International Organization of Telecommunications Satellites (INTELSAT) provides that each party, including the party in the territory of which INTELSAT is headquartered, grants appropriate privileges, immunities and immunities; IntelSAT`s restructuring must take into account regulatory and competitive pressure, while ensuring that universal service and access obligations can continue to be met over the long term. The restructuring led to the creation of a private entity, Intelsat S.A., and the continuation of the intergovernmental organization with a new acronym (ITSO) and a new mission. In addition, the residual intergovernmental organization and new name ITSO (International Telecommunications Satellite Organization) has remained in place and its functions are limited to monitoring compliance with the basic principles of the new company, in particular the LCO. “space segment,” the telecommunications satellites and the location, telemetry, command, control, surveillance and related equipment satellites needed to support the operation of these satellites; “agreement,” the agreement reached in Washington on 20 August 1971 concerning the international satellite telecommunications organization “INTELSAT”; national telecommunications utilities between areas that are not interconnected by high-speed terrestrial networks and are separated by natural barriers of such an exceptional nature that they hinder the viability of the implementation of terrestrial broadband networks between these zones, provided that permission has been granted. (d) with family members who are part of their homes, the same immunity from restrictions on the admission, registration and departure of foreigners, as well as the same opportunities for return to times of international crisis as those normally granted to agents of intergovernmental organizations; Considering that the International Satellite Telecommunications Organization has set up, in accordance with its original objective, a global system of providing telecommunications services to all regions of the world, which has contributed to global peace and understanding. , on a commercial basis, international public telecommunications services to ensure compliance with fundamental principles.