Speedcast Expands Capacity on AsiaSat 9

April 10, 2018 – AsiaSat announced an expansion and renewal agreement with Speedcast to utilise multiple C- and Ku-band transponders on the brand new AsiaSat 9. This upgrade will enhance high quality managed network services for Speedcast’s global customers in the Mobility, Maritime, Energy, Enterprise and Government sectors, and for cellular backhaul solutions to emerging…

KT Skylife Renews Content Protection Partnership with Nagra

April 6, 2018 – NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and a leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, announced that its NexGuard watermarking solution for pay-TV was selected by Korean satellite broadcaster KT Skylife. This partnership allows KT Skylife to meet forensic watermarking requirements mandated by MovieLabs’ Enhanced Content Protection for premium…

Ariane 5 Orbits DSN-1/Superbird-8 for SKY Perfect JSAT and HYLAS 4 for Avanti Communications

April 5, 2018 – Arianespace has successfully launched two telecommunications satellites: DSN-1/Superbird-8 for SKY Perfect JSAT; and HYLAS 4 for Avanti Communications. Arianespace’s third launch of the year took place on April 5, 2018 from the Guiana Space Center (CSG), Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. Superbird-8 will provide telecom services, primarily for the Japanese market,…

SKY Perfect JSAT Launches Next-Generation Maritime Broadband Service “OceanBB plus”

April 5, 2018 – SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation (SJC) announced the launch of SJC’s next-generation maritime broadband service “OceanBB plus” in partnership with KVH mini-VSAT broadband. “OceanBB plus” provides faster connectivity and wider service coverage compared to SJC’s current “OceanBB” service. “OceanBB plus” has two rate plans; one is the Flat Plan with the speed…

April 2018

  • Global Satellite Coalition Established
  • Intellian to Introduce GX Mediator, a Dual Antenna Solution
  • FashionTv and APT Satellite Cooperate in GWTV
  • SSL Selected to Provide Direct Broadcasting Satellite to B-SAT
  • Thaicom Names Anant Kaewruamvongs CEO

and more…

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Iridium and Speedcast Partner to Deliver Next-generation Satellite Broadband Solutions

March 27, 2018 – Iridium Communications announced that Speedcast has signed an agreement to become a land-mobile service provider for its next-generation satellite broadband technology, Iridium Certus. Speedcast joins a world-class group of service providers and will help further expand the Iridium Certus footprint. Designed for on-the-move vehicles, assets and teams, Iridium Certus will support…

Spacecom Selects SSL to Build AMOS-8 Communications Satellite with Advanced Capabilities

March 26, 2018 – Spacecom announced it has chosen SSL to build its AMOS-8 advanced communications satellite. The satellite will deliver state-of-the-art broadcast, broadband and data services from Spacecom’s 4°degrees West ‘hot spot’ to Europe, Africa and the Middle East. AMOS-8 will include flexible high power Ku-band and Ka-band payloads with steerable antennas to enable…