APSCC Board Appoints Christopher Slaughter

Monday, 16 September 2019, Seoul, Korea – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) has appointed Christopher Slaughter in an interim position to consult with both the APSCC Board and Secretariat to accelerate the organization’s developmental and strategic goals. “The Board of Directors recognizes the rapid changes in the Asian space industry and believes that APSCC can actively…

Thales Alenia Space Introduces Fully Digital Satellite to Address Fast Moving Market Needs

September 10, 2019 – Thales Alenia Space has launched its new Space Inspire satellite product line (INstant SPace In-orbit REconfiguration) which allows seamless mission and services reconfiguration, instant in-orbit adjustment to the demand, transition from video broadcasting to broadband connectivity services while maximizing the efficiency & effective use of the satellite resources. Over the past…

CGWIC to Provide Gateway RF Front-End System for New Indonesian High-Throughput Satellite

September 6, 2019 – China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) and Indonesia PT. Satelit Nusantara Tiga (SNT) signed a contract for 13M RF front-end system for Ka-band Gateway to serve a new high-throughput satellite over Indonesia. Indonesia’s Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (Kominfo) has selected the consortium led by the domestic satellite operator Pasifik…

September 2019

  • SES Pioneers Cloud-Based Network Automation and Service Orchestration
  • PSN Selects Kratos for Unified Monitoring Solution for Region’s First VHTS
  • Arianespace Successfully Orbits Communications Satellites for Intelsat and Airbus
  • OneWeb Secures Global Spectrum Rights

and more…

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Iridium and Thales Expand Partnership to Deliver Aircraft Connectivity Services

September 3, 2019 – Iridium Communications Inc. announced Thales as the newest Iridium Certus aviation service provider.  While already developing the Iridium Certus-based FlytLINK terminal and antenna, Thales will now be able to offer both Iridium Certus terminals and Iridium Certus connectivity services to business jets, commercial aircraft, rotorcraft, general aviation and UAVs.  Iridium Certus is the…

Inmarsat’s Satellite Technology Saves Lives, Supports Sustainable Fishing in Indonesia

September 3, 2019 – Inmarsat, working with the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, its Department of Fisheries, the UK Space Agency and other partners marked the successful closure of a three-year fisheries innovation project. Using low-cost, solar-powered satellite technology on smaller fishing vessels, the project aimed to enhance safety, efficiency, ship to shore…