SATRIA Indonesian Telecommunication Broadband Satellite to Reduce the Digital Divide over Indonesia

February 26, 2021 – Satelit Nusantara Tiga (SNT) and Thales Alenia Space announce today the financial closing to fully develop the SATRIA program dedicated to reduce the digital divide over Indonesia. This crucial milestone follows the September 2020 signature of a Preliminary Work Agreement allowing to start the activities. Thales Alenia Space, acting as prime…

NHK WORLD-JAPAN Extends Multi-year Contract with SES on ASTRA 19.2 Degrees East

February 23, 2021 – Japan International Broadcasting Inc. (JIB), a subsidiary of Japan’s sole public broadcaster NHK and official distributor of NHK WORLD-JAPAN, has renewed its multi-year contract with SES for satellite capacity. The agreement will permit NHK’s free-to-air, English-language news and information channel in High Definition (HD) to continue to be distributed in SES’s…

Gilat Launches Next Generation VSAT Family Supporting 5G Networks and LEO/MEO Constellations

February 18, 2021 – Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announced the launch of its next generation family of VSATs, Aquarius, supporting 5G networks and LEO/MEO constellations. The ultra-high-performance, multi-orbit VSATs provide over 2 Gigabits per second of concurrent speeds and support seamless satellite handover. As 5G networks are deployed and customer demands continue to exponentially grow,…