APSCC Welcomes Avealto as New Member

17 May 2021, Seoul, Korea – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced High Altitude Platform (HAP) provider Avealto has joined the association, breaking new ground in APSCC membership. “It is a pleasure to welcome Avealto into the Association,” said APSCC President Gregg Daffner. “As the pre-eminent satellite industry group in the Asia-Pacific region, APSCC…

SoftBank and OneWeb Agree on Collaboration

May 13, 2021 – SoftBank Corp. and OneWeb, announced an agreement for mutual cooperation to promote OneWeb’s satellite communication services in the global and Japan markets. SoftBank and OneWeb will promote satellite communication services via the combination of OneWeb services and SoftBank’s services, including advanced communication and Digital Transformation (DX) platform services. SoftBank and OneWeb…

GSM Threats Mitigation for Military Forces at Sea

May 11, 2021 – Government and military forces around the globe that make use of ubiquitous civil GSM networks are being jeopardized when sailing from port to port with fraudulent cell towers able to intercept and spoof messages and calls, so personnel privacy and mission operations can be compromised. This kind of events typically occurs…

Eutelsat Expands Use of Express Wi-Fi in Partnership with Facebook to Extend Wi-Fi Connectivity throughout Sub-Saharan Africa

May 7, 2021 – Eutelsat Communications is expanding its use of the Express Wi-Fi platform in partnership with Facebook to provide broadband services via satellite across several regions in Sub-Saharan Africa. With Express Wi-Fi, Eutelsat aims to connect thousands of people in rural and underserved communities spanning Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire,…

Global Eagle Entertainment Signs Capacity Extension with ABS

May 6, 2021 – ABS, a global satellite operator announced today that Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE), the leading provider of high-speed connectivity and entertainment solutions for worldwide mobility markets, has renewed and expanded its multi-year, multi-transponder agreements for its growing demand for mobility connectivity capacity. Besides securing existing ABS capacity on ABS-6 C-band, ABS-3A C-band…