LASCOM Awards Gilat for Japan’s Next Generation Disaster Response Platform

December 10, 2018 – Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announced the selection of Gilat for a multi-million-dollar project by the Japanese government agency, Local Authorities Satellite Communication (LASCOM), for delivery of the next generation disaster response platform to Japan’s forty-seven prefectures. Gilat in partnership with JSAT will ensure essential communication services for the people of Japan…

SpaceX Launches Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express

December 3, 2018 – SpaceX successfully launched Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express to a low Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Carrying 64 payloads, this mission represented the largest single rideshare mission from a U.S.-based launch vehicle to date. A series of six deployments occurred approximately 13 to…

Speedcast Launches Innovative Fleet Xpress Dual Antenna Solution

November 28, 2018 – Speedcast International Limited has successfully launched an innovative dual antenna solution for Fleet Xpress customers. The company also announced two unique promotions to celebrate this first-to-market launch of Fleet Xpress dual Ka-Band antenna systems onboard commercial maritime vessels, adventure cruise ships, and offshore supply vessels. With dual Ka-Band antennas installed onboard,…

Inmarsat Signs with Europe’s Air Navigation Services Providers for Iris Program

November 21, 2018 – Inmarsat has signed agreements with five major Air Navigation Services Providers (ANSPs) in support of the Iris program to modernise air traffic management (ATM) across Europe. DFS (Germany), ENAIRE (Spain), ENAV (Italy), EUROCONTROL MUAC (North-West Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands) and NATS (UK), who together handle the majority of European…