Speedcast Launches Innovative Fleet Xpress Dual Antenna Solution

November 28, 2018 – Speedcast International Limited has successfully launched an innovative dual antenna solution for Fleet Xpress customers. The company also announced two unique promotions to celebrate this first-to-market launch of Fleet Xpress dual Ka-Band antenna systems onboard commercial maritime vessels, adventure cruise ships, and offshore supply vessels. With dual Ka-Band antennas installed onboard,…

Inmarsat Signs with Europe’s Air Navigation Services Providers for Iris Program

November 21, 2018 – Inmarsat has signed agreements with five major Air Navigation Services Providers (ANSPs) in support of the Iris program to modernise air traffic management (ATM) across Europe. DFS (Germany), ENAIRE (Spain), ENAV (Italy), EUROCONTROL MUAC (North-West Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands) and NATS (UK), who together handle the majority of European…

Eutelsat Orders Replacement Satellites from Airbus for its HOTBIRD Neighbourhood at 13° East

November 19, 2018 – Eutelsat Communications has ordered two new satellites from Airbus Defence and Space to replace the three existing HOTBIRD satellites at its 13° East flagship neighbourhood. These all-electric high-power satellites are set to enter into service in 2022, serving Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The new satellites will reinforce and…

Intellian’s Tri-band and Multi-orbit Antenna Endorsed by SES Networks

November 19, 2018 – Intellian, the world’s leading provider of satellite antenna systems, today announced that SES Networks has endorsed the world’s first and only tri-band, multi-orbit, 2.4-meter antenna, the v240MT, for use on its Ku, Ka and C-band satellites. Intellian’s 2.4m multi-band, Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) and Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) broadband antennas provide…

GHGSat Selects Arianespace to Launch GHGSat-C1 on Vega

November 15, 2018 – Arianespace has been selected by GHGSat Inc. to launch the GHGSat-C1 satellite on the Vega launch vehicle as part of the Small Spacecraft Mission Service flight in 2019. Montreal, Canada-based GHGSat is building the GHGSat-C1 spacecraft to measure greenhouse gases emissions from industrial facilities around the world. GHGSat-C1 is a follow-on…

Speedcast Expands Services around the Globe for Schlumberger

November 12, 2018 – Speedcast International Limited has been awarded multi-year contracts in multiple countries to enhance existing global services for Schlumberger, the world’s leading oilfield services provider. The newest improvements include equipment and network upgrades leveraging the latest in modem and terminal technologies in countries such as Pakistan, China, Australia and New Zealand, adding…

Newtec to Power NIGCOMSAT’s Ka Broadband Services

November 12, 2018 – Newtec announced its technology will be used by leading satellite operator NIGCOMSAT as it expands its enterprise, government and consumer Ka-band broadband services in Nigeria. Following on from its continued success with Newtec’s VSAT platform Newtec Dialog®, NIGCOMSAT – which was founded in 2006 by the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Communication…

Arianespace Orbits Metop-C for EUMETSAT

November 6, 2018 – Arianespace has successfully launched the Metop-C satellite for EUMETSAT, the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites. Arianespace’s eighth launch of the year, and the second using a Soyuz rocket, took place on November 6 from the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. With the launch of this…

CGWIC Launches Brand-New Full–Electric Propulsion Small Communication Satellite Platform

November 6, 2018 – China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC), APT Mobile SatCom Limited (APSATCOM) and APT Satellite Company Limited (APT) formally held the Signing Ceremony of “Letter of Intent in APSTAR SMALL GEO Communication Satellites System”. The three parties shall develop The APSTAR SMALL GEO Communication Satellites System based on Dong Fang Hong-4 Full-electric…