March 2020

  • Kratos to Build Advanced Space Radio Monitoring System
  • Orange and SES Team up on O3b mPOWER Communications System
  • Intelsat Introduces “FlexMove” Managed Service
  • Maxar to Build Intelsat Epic Satellite with NASA Hosted Payload

and more…

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SES Announces Next Phase of Strategic Transformation

March 2, 2020 – SES is launching a comprehensive programme to position itself for future growth and deliver maximum value to current and future customers and stakeholders. The programme, called Simplify and Amplify and executed throughout 2020, comprises a series of strategic actions to enable SES to best deliver against its declared purpose of doing…

Kacific Conducts First Mobile Backhaul over Geo-Stationary Ka-band Satellite in Pacific Islands

February 27, 2020 – Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has successfully conducted the first Geo-Stationary Ka-band mobile backhaul test in the Pacific Islands. The ten-minute call between Kacific CEO Christian Patouraux in Singapore and a large mobile operator in the Melanesia region utilised the recently launched Kacific1 HTS satellite. The trial was quickly set up…

Thaicom 5 Satellite Ends Service

February 27, 2020 – Thaicom Public Company Limited announced the successful migration of its customers from the Thaicom 5 satellite to Thaicom 6 and other satellites. The Company has put in its best effort to resolving the technical anomaly in order to ensure the continuity of services to its customers. The migration and service restoration…

Arianespace Orbits JCSAT-17 and GEO-KOMPSAT-2B

February 18, 2020 – Arianespace successfully launched two satellites using an Ariane 5 rocket from the Guiana Space Center (CSG), Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana (South America): JCSAT-17 for the Japanese operator SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, and GEO-KOMPSAT-2B for the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI). JCSAT-17, built by Lockheed Martin Space, will offer flexible broadband…

Comtech EF Data Receives $1.4 Million Order to Support Maritime Communications Network in Asia

February 13, 2020 – Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has announced that during its second quarter of fiscal 2020, Comtech EF Data Corp. received a $1.4 million equipment order from a major maritime service provider in Asia. The service provider, a long-standing customer of Comtech EF Data, specified the Heights™ Networking Platform and complementary RF products, including…

Eutelsat Selected by AfricaXP for DTH Satellite Services across Sub-Saharan Africa

February 13, 2020 – Channel network and content distributor AfricaXP has signed multi-year agreements with Eutelsat Communications for Ku-band capacity on two Eutelsat satellites, positioned at 16° East and 7° East. This capacity will enable AfricaXP to extend the reach of its DTH free-to-air TV platform, Premium.Free. Currently broadcast in West Africa, the platform will…