Thales Alenia Space and Telkom Indonesia to Build HTS 113BT Telecommunication Satellite

October 28, 2021 – Thales Alenia Space announced that it has signed a contract with the leading satellite service provider in Indonesia, PT Telkom Satelit Indonesia (Telkomsat) as subsidiary of PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (Telkom) a state-owned digital telecommunication company in Indonesia, to build HTS 113BT, a new High Throughput Satellite telecommunications satellite in…

ST Engineering iDirect Partners with XipLink to Implement Advanced Security Feature for 4G LTE

October 26, 2021 – ST Engineering iDirect has collaborated with technology provider XipLink to implement a security feature required for 4G backhaul services. The feature will support IP security (IPsec) encryption with CMPv2 digital certificate management, building upon the existing high levels of security already offered by ST Engineering iDirect whilst maintaining satellite traffic optimization…

Kymeta’s Test Demonstrates the Potential to Deliver Private LTE or 5GNR into a Smartphone via Broadband Satellite

October 26, 2021 – Kymeta announced today the successful testing of private Long Term Evolution (LTE) small cell on Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS), demonstrating a complete connectivity solution that provides users with more reliable and robust connectivity directly to their smartphone and CBRS capable devices. The trial was performed at Kymeta headquarters with a…

Operated by Arianespace for the Benefit of SES and the French Ministry of the Armed Forces

October 24, 2021 – On Sunday, October 24, at 02:10 UTC, Ariane 5 lifted off from the Guiana Space Center (CSG), Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, successfully orbiting two satellites built by Thales Alenia Space: SES-17, a telecommunications satellite operated by SES, and SYRACUSE 4A, a telecommunications satellite developed for the French Ministry of…

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…