Jio Platforms Ltd and SES Announce Joint Venture to Deliver High-Performance Satellite-Based Broadband Services across India

February 14, 2022 – Jio Platforms Limited and SES announced the formation of a joint venture – Jio Space Technology Limited – to deliver the next generation scalable and affordable broadband services in India leveraging satellite technology. JPL and SES will own 51% and 49% equity stake in the joint venture respectively. The joint venture…

Globalstar Signs Contract with MDA for New Satellites

February 24, 2022 – Globalstar, Inc. announced that the Company has entered into a satellite procurement agreement with Macdonald, Dettwiler and Associates Corporation (MDA) pursuant to which Globalstar will acquire 17 new satellites that will replenish and extend the life of Globalstar’s existing constellation. Globalstar is acquiring the satellites to provide continuous satellite services to…

Intelsat Makes Strategic Selection with a Significant Initial Order of Gilat’s New SkyEdge IV Platform

February 10, 2022 – Intelsat completed a strategic selection process and placed a significant initial order for Gilat’s new SkyEdge IV platform, which will be used for its latest high throughput satellite, Intelsat IS-40e, designed to augment inflight connectivity and mobile backhaul services over North America. SkyEdge IV is Gilat’s next generation platform designed to…

Marlink and SES Turbo-Charge Long-term Partnership with O3b mPOWER Commitment

February 9, 2022 – Marlink and SES have signed a multi-year, multi-million-euro deal, which will enable Marlink’s customers to access SES’s next-generation medium Earth orbit constellation (MEO) – O3b mPOWER, the two long-term partners have announced. Under the agreement, Marlink will offer the high-throughput and low-latency O3b mPOWER dedicated connectivity services to its customers with…

SES and Gilat Expand Partnership with Selection of Gilat’s SkyEdge IV Platform for SES-17

February 8, 2022 – Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, announced today the expansion of their strategic partnership with SES. SES has selected Gilat’s SkyEdge IV platform to operate with its SES-17 satellite, a very high throughput satellite (VHTS) to provide fixed services and mobility services. Gilat’s…

Maxar Extends Satellite Capacity Agreement with European Space Imaging and Space Imaging Middle East

February 3, 2022 – Maxar Technologies announced a new five-year agreement with European Space Imaging and Space Imaging Middle East, strategic partners serving customers in Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East. European Space Imaging and Space Imaging Middle East provide Maxar high-resolution satellite imagery to a wide spectrum of government and commercial organizations for…

Intelsat Partners with SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation to Expand High-Throughput Inflight Connectivity Network in Asia

February 1, 2022 – Intelsat has expanded its partnership with SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation to use its next-generation JCSAT-1C high-throughput satellites (HTS) over Japan and Asia, one of the fastest-growing markets for air travel. The partnership benefits both airlines and passengers because it promotes an exceptional passenger experience with faster internet connection speeds onboard flights.…