Eutelsat Entrusts Arianespace with the Launch of its Next-Generation EUTELSAT 10B Satellite

December 15, 2020 – Arianespace and Eutelsat have confirmed that EUTELSAT 10B, Eutelsat’s next generation high-throughput telecommunications satellite, will be launched on an Ariane 5 rocket. EUTELSAT 10B is scheduled for launch in 2022 on one of eight Ariane 5 missions remaining to be performed with the heavy-lift launcher. EUTELSAT 10B is a telecommunications satellite…

SES Enhanced Regional Connectivity with New Satellite Ground Station in Dubbo, NSW

December 14, 2020 – Pivotel and SES today announced they have signed an agreement to build a new satellite ground station at the Pivotel teleport in Dubbo, New South Wales. The ground station will support O3b mPOWER, SES’s next-generation non-geostationary (NGSO) constellation and enable the delivery of enhanced telecommunication services to regional communities. The project,…

Speedcast Launches Next Generation IoT Platform

December 9, 2020 – Speedcast International Limited has launched a next generation Internet of Things (IoT) platform designed to simplify connectivity, provisioning, and device management through a single console. Designed for onshore and offshore customers, the next generation Speedcast IoT Center is deployed on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to increase computing power and interoperability with…

December 2020

  • Telesat to Become Public Company through Agreement with Loral and PSP Investments
  • Eutelsat’s Konnect Ramps up Retail Distribution of New Capacity
  • Speedcast Sells Maritime Customer Contracts to Inmarsat
  • iKO Media Group Expands Kazakh TV Distribution with HD Distribution over MEASAT

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ST Engineering iDirect’s VSAT Modem Hits 600Mbps Speed

December 3, 2020 – ST Engineering iDirect, a global leader in satellite communications, today announced that its MDM5010 modem has achieved an aggregate speed of 600Mbps, making it the industry’s fastest satellite modem for shared bandwidth capacity networks. While these speeds have previously only been achieved with single channel per carrier (SCPC) point-to-point modems, bandwidth-sharing…

Comtech Wins $2.0M Contract for Asia-Pacific Next Generation Emergency Communication System

December 3, 2020 – Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that during its first quarter of fiscal 2021, Comtech Solacom Technologies, Inc., a division of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, was awarded a Next Generation emergency communications contract from an Asia-Pacific country. The contract includes multiple support years and is fully funded. Comtech Solacom will provide a full…

HISe, Inc. is Engaged in Indonesia’s Multi-Functional Satellite Project

December 1, 2020 – HISe, Inc. announced today that it was awarded a three-year contract to act as an Independent Supervisory Consultant (ISC) for Indonesia’s Multi-Functional Satellite (SMF) Project. SMF is Indonesia’s Public Private Partnership (PPP) project to enable Badan Aksesibilitas Telecomunikasi dan Informasi (BAKTI), a unit of Indonesian Ministry of Communications (KOMINFO), to use…