Orbith Connects Rural Argentina, Powered by Newtec

February 22, 2018 – Newtec, a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications, announced its technology is being deployed by Orbith, a wholesale provider of high-speed Internet services. Buenos Aires-based Orbith is building a new VSAT network connecting 20,000 sites to provide consumer and business connectivity to the Buenos Aires…

Palau Telecoms to Enjoy ‘always on’ Connectivity with SES Networks

February 19, 2018 – Customers of Palau’s local internet services provider Palau Telecoms will continue to enjoy enhanced and reliable fibre-like connectivity delivered by SES Networks. SES announced that in the latest contract signed, Palau Telecoms, which has been enjoying SES’s Networks exceptional networks performance since 2014, will be extending its contract until 2020, and…

Intellian and Inmarsat Embark on Next-generation FleetBroadband Development

February 19, 2018 – Inmarsat and Intellian signed an outline agreement that will support major enhancements to Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband service for the next decade and beyond. The new agreement will see Intellian design and manufacture a new generation of FleetBroadband terminals that will support the existing I-4 network alongside the major advances coming with Inmarsat’s…

UnicomAirNet Chooses Eutelsat for IFC Services in Asia Pacific

February 16, 2018 – UnicomAirNet (UAN) has signed a multi-year agreement with Eutelsat Asia, an affiliate of Eutelsat Communications, to address the fast-growing in-flight connectivity (IFC) market in the Asia Pacific region. UnicomAirNet was established in 2017 by China Unicom’s broadband network unit and Hangmei, ChineseWi-Fi service and content provider for railways and buses, to…

Gogo’s 2Ku Equipped Aircraft First to Utilize SES-15 HTS Capacity

February 14, 2018 – Gogo announced that it has more than 200 aircraft equipped with its 2Ku inflight connectivity technology utilizing the increased capacity delivered by SES-15. These aircraft came online in SES-15’s first operational month and are the first to benefit from the new high throughput satellite (HTS) capacity. SES-15 entered service in January…

Eurovision Media Services and Eutelsat Extend Long-term Partnership

February 8, 2018 – Eurovision Media Services , the business arm of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), and Eutelsat announced the renewal and expansion of their partnership for capacity in Ku-band via a number of contracts on the EUTELSAT 10A satellite. These multi-year, multi transponder contracts will further expand the infrastructure used by Eurovision Media…

Speedcast Secures Contract with NBN Co Australia

February 5, 2018 – Speedcast International Limited has secured a 10-year contract with Australian government-owned infrastructure provider NBN Co Limited to deliver enterprise-grade satellite services. Speedcast’s wholly-owned subsidiary and dedicated entity, Speedcast Managed Services, will partner with NBN Co to design, build and manage NBN Co’s enterprise satellite services. The value of the base network…

February 2018

  • AsiaSat Grows its Broadcast Product Portfolio
  • Speedcast Awarded Contract for Global Fully-Managed Communications
  • Thuraya Launches its First Dual-mode, Mobile M2M Solution
  • CGWIC Successfully Launches Two SuperView-1 Satellites

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APSCC Supports Community Connect Initiative

APSCC supports a new initiative (click here for full Community Connect Paper) aimed at facilitating global broadband with satellite’s role highlighted. The goals of Community Connect are: Enabling 100% availability of broadband communications services, everywhere Providing consumers, business, governments, hospitals, schools and others access to broadband services, wherever they are locate Stimulating the development of…

January 2018

  • mu Space Becomes First Thai Startup to Acquire Satellite License
  • The Climate Reality Project Goes Global with Intelsat
  • SpaceX to Launch Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter in 2020
  • SES Drives 5G Satellite Demonstration Testbed Initiative with ESA

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December 2017

  • Intelsat, Gilat Add 4G Broadband Solution to Mobile Reach Solar offering
  • Hughes Signs Contract with OneWeb for Production of Ground Network
  • Intellian Awarded Antenna Development Contract for US Navy
  • AsiaSat 9 Fully Operational at 122ºE

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November 2017

  • MHI Successfully Launches MICHIBIKI No.4 Satellite
  • SKY Perfect JSAT Hosts Ground Station Owned by Spire
  • EchoStar 105/ SES-11 Launched on SpaceX’s Falcon 9
  • Myanmar to Launch its Own Satellite System in 2019

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APSCC Quarterly Newsletter: 2017 Issue Four Available Online

APSCC Quarterly Newsletter: 2017 Issue Four IN-FLIGHT CONNECTIVITY A Soaring IFC Landscape for Airlines and Service Providers Florent Rizzo, Euroconsult IFC | HTS Is In-Flight Connectivity Ready to Take Off Doreen Oren, Gilat Satellite Networks IFC | HTS In-flight Connectivity – Meeting Forecast Demand and User Expectations Dave Rehbehn, Peter Pardee, Hughes Network Systems IFC…

October 2017

  • SES Launches O3b mPOWER
  • ABS Expands VSAT Services Using Advanced Technology from UHP Networks
  • Eutelsat and Globecast Renew Partnership to Further Drive HDTV Growth
  • APT Satellite and Telekom Austria Group to Promote 4K TV on APSTAR-7 Satellite

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APSCC Announces Finalists for its First Young Talent Award

APSCC Announces Finalists for its First Young Talent Award Recognizing the Best and Brightest Young Talent in the APAC Satellite Industry Seoul, Korea, 14 September 2017: The Asia Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced the finalists for its first Young Talent Award. The Award is the latest initiative of APSCC to ensure a healthy future…