MediaTek and Inmarsat Join Forces on Two-way Satellite Communications Direct to Smartphones, IOT Devices and Cars

April 13, 2023 – MediaTek and Inmarsat have expanded their collaboration to bring ultra-reliable, two-way satellite services to smartphones, IoT devices, automotive and other industries. The two industry leaders are focused on enabling mobile operators, smartphone and other device manufacturers to offer satellite services, such as two-way text messaging, emergency communications, device tracking and monitoring,…

Intelsat to Extend Life of Satellite with new Mission Extension Pod

April 13, 2023 – Intelsat ordered a Mission Extension Pod (MEP) from Northrop Grumman Corporation’s SpaceLogistics, which will add life to an Intelsat satellite and provide uninterrupted services to many customers. The MEP “jet pack” will be installed by SpaceLogistics’ mission robotic vehicle (MRV) on an Intelsat satellite operating in geosynchronous orbit, ensuring continuity of…