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…

Marlink and SES Networks Extend Enterprise Services Partnership

September 17, 2018 – SES Announced that Satellite services and solutions provider Marlink has contracted SES Networks’ fibre-like connectivity to enable new low-latency services in its enterprise portfolio. With a highly differentiated range of satellite-based solutions, Marlink is expanding the options and value it offers to meet the evolving demands of its customers. The contract…

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…

Arianespace to Launch the GSAT-31 and GSAT-30 Satellites for India

September 10, 2018 – The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has chosen Arianespace to launch its GSAT-31 and GSAT-30 telecommunications satellites. The two satellites are to be launched on separate Ariane 5s from the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana from end 2018 onwards, starting with GSAT-31. Both satellites will be designed,…

APT Satellite Successfully Launched APSTAR-5C Satellite

September 10, 2018 – In Cape Canaveral, Florida, US, APSTAR-5C was successfully launched to space on a Falcon 9 rocket made by Space X. APSTAR-5C is based on the Space System Loral FS-1300 platform, it is equipped with C-band, Ku-band regional beams and Ku-band HTS payload, providing high power transponder services to customers across the…

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…

Inmarsat Unveils Major New IoT Service for the Shipping Industry

September 5, 2018 – Inmarsat unveils Fleet Data, a new Internet of Things (IoT) service, which will enable ship owners and managers to access and analyse real-time onboard data more efficiently, and as a result will help accelerate the adoption of IoT across the maritime industry. Developed in partnership with Danelec Marine, Fleet Data will…

September 2018

  • Inmarsat Awards Contract for GX-5 Ground Infrastructure to VT iDirect
  • Speedcast Announces Acquisition of Globecomm
  • SpaceX Launched SSL-built Merah Putih Satellite for PT Telkom
  • ISS-Reshetnev Company to Build Two Satellites for RSCC

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Intellian Launches New 85cm Ku to Ka band Convertible Maritime VSAT Antenna

September 3, 2018 – Intellian, the world’s leading provider of satellite communication antenna systems, is launching its new 85cm Ku to Ka band convertible maritime VSAT antenna, the Intellian v85NX, the first to be developed based on the high-performance more reliable NX platform. The v85NX is a future-proof system that supports GEO constellations as well…

Telesat’s Telstar 19 VANTAGE Satellite Now Operational

August 27, 2018 – Telesat announced that its new Telstar 19 VANTAGE high throughput satellite (HTS) is fully operational at 63 degrees West and has entered commercial service. Telstar 19 VANTAGE was launched by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on July 22nd and will serve growing consumer, enterprise and mobility markets across the Americas and…

Chinese Private Space Company to Launch First Carrier Rocket

August 23, 2018 – China will launch its first solid-propellant carrier rocket developed by a Chinese private company late this year. The ZQ-1 rocket was developed by Landspace, a Beijing-based rocket-maker. Its technicians are former state-owned aerospace industry workers. Carrying a small satellite, the rocket will be launched at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in…

Kacific Appoints Brandon Seir to Head Broadband Marketing of Products

August 23, 2018 – Kacific Broadband Satellites has appointed Brandon Seir as Vice President, Sales and Marketing – Asia & International Carriers. He is a marketing, sales and strategic planning specialist with over a decade of experience working in leading international telecommunications, internet service providers and digital technology companies. He spent 11 years over two…

ISS-Reshetnev Company to Build Two Satellites for RSCC

August 16, 2018 – ISS-Reshetnev Company has won a contract to build two new telecommunications satellites Express-AMU3 and Express-AMU7. Contracts for the manufacture of Express-AMU3 and Express-AMU7 have already come into effect. The new satellites are intended to augment Russia’s national orbital constellation of communications and broadcasting satellites. The contracts signed by ISS-Reshetnev Company, RSCC…