August 2018

  • Eutelsat Partners with Intelsat and SES in U.S. C-band Spectrum Proposal
  • Bangladesh Opens Satellite Ground Stations
  • mu Space Makes History for Asia with Successful Blue Origin Flight
  • Arianespace Orbits Four More Galileo Satellites

and more…

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Yahsat Completes Acquisition of Thuraya

August 5, 2018 – Yahsat completed the acquisition of a majority and controlling stake in the mobile satellite services operator Thuraya. The acquisition of the UAE’s first home grown satellite operator, Thuraya, is set to significantly expand Yahsat’s current satellite solutions portfolio on both commercial and government fronts and creates a strong platform to capture…

Sky and Space Global Signed MOU with CGWIC

July 10, 2018 – Sky and Space Global Ltd (SAS) has signed a MOU with China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) to explore the provision of launch services to SAS. Under the terms of the MOU, SAS will assess whether CGWIC’s capabilities meet SAS’ technical and operational launch requirements and, if so, enter into formal…

Telesat and Gilat Join Forces to Develop Broadband Communication Modem for LEO Satellites

July 9, 2018 – Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announced a collaborative project with Telesat for development of broadband communication technology using low earth orbit (LEO) satellites. CIIRDF will fund the project to facilitate faster and more secure data transmission over satellite. The joint Canada-Israel innovation project will combine Telesat’s and Gilat’s engineering capabilities to do…