Chinese Space Startup to Send Heavy Satellite

August 14, 2019 – China’s Smart Dragon-1 rocket will carry a heavy satellite developed by a commercial Chinese space company in its upcoming launch, the Beijing Daily reported. The satellite, which weighs 65 kg, was manufactured by Beijing Qiansheng Exploration Technology Co., Ltd. founded in 2017 with a license to develop microsatellites and satellite data…

OneWeb Secures Global Spectrum Rights

August 7, 2019 – OneWeb, whose mission is to connect everyone everywhere, is pleased to announce it has succeeded in bringing into use its spectrum rights in the Ku- and Ka-band spectrum. To achieve this milestone, OneWeb’s satellites have been transmitting at the designated frequencies in the correct orbit for more than 90 days, enabling…

August 2019

  • Intelsat and Lintasarta to Expand Internet and Mobile Access across Indonesia
  • OneWeb’s Satellites Deliver Real-Time HD Streaming from Space
  • Hughes JUPITER System Selected to Power New Indonesian High-Throughput Satellite
  • Speedcast Wins Contract for Fully-Managed Communications with Color Line

and more…

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SES Pioneers Cloud-Based Network Automation and Service Orchestration

August 5, 2019 – SES will create an open, standards-based network automation and service orchestration platform, built on Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) and powered by Amdocs’ network functions virtualization (NFV) technology. With today’s announcement, SES is the first satellite network solutions provider to adopt ONAP, an open software platform designed for orchestrating the creation…

Hyundai Global Service and Intellian Sign Strategic Partnership in Satellite Communications

July 16, 2019 – Intellian has signed a strategic partnership in satellite communications with Hyundai Global Service (HGS), a marine engineering & service provider and subsidiary of world’s No.1 shipbuilding company Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) group, on July 15. As the first step of the cooperation, both companies will expand HGS’ innovative ‘Integrated Smart Ship…