BSNL Receives License to Operate Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Satcom Services in India

October 20, 2021 – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, today confirmed that its strategic partner BSNL has received the necessary licenses to deliver Inmarsat’s world-leading Global Xpress (GX) mobile broadband services in India. Under BSNL’s Inflight and Maritime Connectivity (IFMC) licence from the Department of Telecommunications, GX will be available to…

AsiaSat Takes a Strategic Stake in Leading Live Streaming Service ‘One Click Go Live’

October 19, 2021 – Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited has acquired a strategic stake in One Click Go Live Limited (formerly known as HERMES Live Technology Limited), a company incorporated in Hong Kong and specialised in video live streaming services and solutions. ‘One Click Go Live’ offers video live-streaming solutions that provide professional, broadcast-grade video…

NCTS Selects Hughes JUPITER System to Deliver Satellite Broadband Connectivity in Egypt

October 14, 2021 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC announced that the National Company for Telecommunications Services (NCTS) has selected the Hughes JUPITER™ System to deliver the ground segment requirements for operation of the Ka-band TIBA-1 satellite. The deployment of the Egyptian government-owned TIBA-1 satellite is a major milestone in the country’s mission to connect the…

Jet Edge Signs as Gogo 5G Launch Customer

October 13, 2021 – Jet Edge International, a leader in full-service private aviation, has signed an agreement with Gogo Business Aviation to become Gogo’s 5G launch customer. Gogo 5G has been designed to deliver high throughput with very low latency to address the increased demand in data-heavy services and applications in use today, as well…

NSIL/ISRO and OneWeb to Collaborate for Taking Digital Connectivity to Every Corner of the World

October 11, 2021 – Bharti-backed OneWeb, announced an arrangement through Letter of Intent with NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), to use the Indian-built PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) and the heavier GSLV-MkIII (Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle) as potential platforms to launch OneWeb’s satellites in India from 2022.…

Eutelsat Raises its Shareholding in OneWeb

October 6, 2021 – Eutelsat Communications has exercised a call option on a portion of the latest OneWeb funding round subscribed by Bharti, for a consideration of $165 million, taking its shareholding from 17.6% to 22.9%. The transaction was undertaken on identical financial terms to Eutelsat’s initial investment of $550 million announced in April and…