ABS Assures Essential, High-speed Connectivity to the Remote Pacific Islands

March 4, 2021 – ABS has reinforced its commitment to the delivery of high-speed connectivity to the remote Pacific Islands and upgraded Tuvalu Telecommunications Corporation’s (TTC) network to bolster essential connectivity to its population. International and inter-island voice and data connectivity in Tuvalu is provided exclusively by the deployment of satellite links. Due to the…

Comtech Telecommunications Closes Acquisition of UHP Networks

March 3, 2021 – Comtech Telecommunications announced today that it has closed the acquisition of UHP Networks Inc., a leading provider of innovative and disruptive satellite ground station technology solutions. Founded in 2011, UHP is based in Canada and has developed revolutionary technology that is transforming the growing Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) market. UHP’s…

SATRIA Indonesian Telecommunication Broadband Satellite to Reduce the Digital Divide over Indonesia

February 26, 2021 – Satelit Nusantara Tiga (SNT) and Thales Alenia Space announce today the financial closing to fully develop the SATRIA program dedicated to reduce the digital divide over Indonesia. This crucial milestone follows the September 2020 signature of a Preliminary Work Agreement allowing to start the activities. Thales Alenia Space, acting as prime…

NHK WORLD-JAPAN Extends Multi-year Contract with SES on ASTRA 19.2 Degrees East

February 23, 2021 – Japan International Broadcasting Inc. (JIB), a subsidiary of Japan’s sole public broadcaster NHK and official distributor of NHK WORLD-JAPAN, has renewed its multi-year contract with SES for satellite capacity. The agreement will permit NHK’s free-to-air, English-language news and information channel in High Definition (HD) to continue to be distributed in SES’s…