Hanwha Phasor and Lufthansa Technik Forge Partnership for Advanced In-flight Connectivity

February 22, 2024 – Satellite communications company Hanwha Phasor and Lufthansa Technik, one of the leading providers of technical aircraft services in the world, have partnered to deliver advanced in-flight connectivity for commercial flights. A recently signed multi-year agreement will see Lufthansa Technik design, build and supply several hundred fuselage-mounted airborne Satellite Communications (SatCom) radomes…

Sateliot Achieved “HELLO WORLD” on NTN 5G, Integrating with KSAT and AWS

February 21, 2024 – Sateliot, which operates a Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) 5G Internet of Things (IoT) satellite constellation acting as a seamless roaming extension of cellular networks, has achieved 5G service messaging connection via the Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) commercial network, KSATlite, together with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The collaboration between Sateliot and KSAT leverages…

Avanti Communications Signs Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Telesat as Part of New Multi-orbit Strategy

February 21, 2024 – Avanti Communications announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with one of the world’s largest and most innovative satellite operators, Telesat to test and develop LEO services as part of its global strategy to deliver bespoke, multi-orbit solutions to customers at scale. Avanti plans to incorporate Telesat’s Lightspeed™ services…

Eutelsat Group’s ADVANCE Maritime Offer Supporting Universal Satcom to Consolidate and Extend its Service Offering

February 21, 2024 – Eutelsat Group has extended its partnership with Universal Satcom, the Dubai-based satellite communication system integrator. Eutelsat and Universal Satcom have been collaborating for some time, and this recent multi-year deal will enable Universal Satcom to leverage Eutelsat’s Geostationary ADVANCE maritime packaged solutions in Ku-band to extend its coverage in MENA and…

Astroscale Successfully Launches World’s First Debris Inspection Spacecraft, ADRAS-J

February 19, 2024 – Astroscale Japan Inc., a subsidiary of Astroscale Holdings Inc., the market leader in satellite servicing and long-term orbital sustainability across all orbits, confirmed the successful launch of its commercial debris inspection demonstration satellite, Active Debris Removal by Astroscale-Japan (ADRAS-J), from Rocket Lab’s Launch Complex 1 in Mahia, New Zealand on Sunday,…

Intelsat is Awarded Air Force Connectivity Contract

February 14, 2024 – Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks, will develop and test multi-orbit satellite communications (SATCOM) systems on several different Air Force aircraft following the award of a new contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory. The deal is part of the Defense Experimentation Using…

Viasat Announces First U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command Ship Installation

February 13, 2024 – Viasat announced the completion of the first ship installation for the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC) under the Next Generation Wideband (NGW) Follow-On (FO) 10-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract awarded to Inmarsat Government by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) on June 30, 2022. Under the contract, the company maintains…