Inmarsat and Panasonic Enter into Strategic Collaboration for Commercial Aviation

September 20, 2018 – Inmarsat and Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) have agreed a strategic collaboration, for an initial ten-year period, that enables them to combine their highly complementary market leading services to offer broadband in-flight connectivity (IFC) paired with high-value solutions and services to customers in the commercial aviation industry worldwide. This collaboration will enable…

Thaicom and Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Sign Consulting Contract

September 18, 2018 – Thaicom Public Company, a leading Asian satellite operator and provider of integrated satellite end-to-end solutions, and Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited (BCSCL), a Bangladesh Government owned satellite operator, announce the signing of a multi-year consultancy service agreement. Under the agreement, Thaicom will provide BCSCL comprehensive business and market development services for…

Arabsat and Newtec Sign New Multi-Million Euro Agreement

September 15, 2018 – Newtec – a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications – and Arab Satellite Communications (Arabsat) have signed a new multi-million Euro contract, expanding their long-term partnership. The new agreement will enable the launch of new High Throughput Satellite (HTS) services in the Middle East and…

GapSat Selects Terran Orbital for GEO Mission

September 12, 2018 – GapSat has commissioned a geosynchronous satellite from Terran Orbital Corporation, a leading aerospace provider of small satellites and services. GapSat-1 is a multi-band system offering wide band solutions in C-band, Ku-band, Ka-band and Q/V bands. The spacecraft will be injected directly into the geosynchronous arc. The system is equipped with an…

SatADSL, APT Satellite and iSAT Partner to Provide Connectivity in Africa

September 6, 2018 – A new partnership between professional VSAT services provider SatADSL, iSAT Africa, and APT Satellite will see affordable broadband via satellite offered across Africa. Under the agreement, SatADSL will provide its innovative Cloud-based Service Delivery Platform (C-SDP). This will enable iSAT to offer a suite of new services, including voucher services, VNOFlex…

Kratos Receives Contract to Build Multi-Site Gateways for Kacific’s New HTS Network

September 6, 2018 – Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced that it has been awarded an $11 million contract by Kacific Broadband Satellites, to design and build ground stations for Kacific’s new Ka-band High Throughput Satellite (HTS) network. The Kacific-1 HTS satellite, launching in 2019, will deliver broadband…