December 2019

  • KT SAT Conducts Satellite 5G Connection
  • Ariane’s 250th Mission is a Success: TIBA-1 and Inmarsat GX5 are in Orbit!
  • The Satellite Industry Welcomes WRC-19 Decisions
  • IPSTAR Launches Broadband Service with VSAT Technology from UHP Networks in New Zealand

and more…

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Panasonic Avionics Teams up with Eutelsat to Deliver XTS In-flight Connectivity

December 5, 2019 – Panasonic Avionics Corporation has signed a multi-year agreement for Ku-band capacity on two multi-beam payloads on the EUTELSAT 10B satellite, due to be launched in 2022. This contract with Eutelsat Communications will enable Panasonic to provide multiple gigahertz of new extreme throughput (XTS1) Ku-band connectivity to airlines and their passengers flying…

Thales Alenia Space to Build Nilesat-301 Satellite

December 4, 2019 – Thales Alenia Space announced that it has signed a contract with the Egyptian operator Nilesat to build the Nilesat-301 geostationary communications satellite, winning the contract against an international field of competitors. Positioned at 7° West, Nilesat-301 will work with Nilesat-201 to provide Ku-band services for the Middle East and North Africa.…

Azercosmos and RSCC Sign Satellite Communications Cooperation Agreement

December 3, 2019 – RSCC and Azercosmos signed a cooperation agreement pertaining to satellite communications and broadcasting services in Baku, Azerbaijan. The agreement is aimed at joining the efforts and making arrangements for the collaboration of both Azerbaijani and Russian operators in the domain of creation and development of satellite communications and broadcasting networks for…

The Satellite Industry Welcomes WRC-19 Decisions

November 26, 2019 – ‌The Global Satellite Coalition (GSC) welcomes the decisions taken at the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19), Sharm-el-Sheikh, which allow satellite services to continue to bridge digital, education, health and social divides and connect more and more citizens around the world. At the start of WRC-19, the GSC called for a…

KT SAT Conducts Satellite 5G Connection

November 25, 2019 – KT Corp. said its satellite-operating subsidiary, KT SAT, has successfully conducted a 5G data transmission with a satellite connection. The test was aimed to expand the fifth-generation technology linked to KT’s 5G network and KT SAT’s KOREASAT 6. KT SAT and the KT Institute of Convergence Technology executed the project together.…

IPSTAR Launches Broadband Service with VSAT Technology from UHP Networks in New Zealand

November 21, 2019 – IPSTAR New Zealand, a major provider of satellite connectivity services in Australia, New Zealand and throughout the Asia-Pacific region through its parent company Thaicom, has launched Choice, a new service in New Zealand. The service provides high-speed broadband access in the country’s rural areas. Key applications include public services, distance learning,…