Aurora Insight Announces Strategic Investment from MAXAR

February 23, 2022 – Aurora Insight, a business analytics company that provides radio frequency (RF) data and advanced analytics about wireless activity, today announced a strategic investment from Maxar Technologies, a leading provider of comprehensive space solutions and secure, precise, geospatial intelligence. Aurora Insight directly measures the global RF environment with terrestrial and satellite-based sensors…

Satellite Vu Signs Launch Deal with SpaceX

February 21, 2022 – Satellite Vu have signed a launch deal with SpaceX to launch the world’s highest resolution thermal imaging satellite in early 2023. Satellite Vu will be part of a rideshare launch on one of SpaceX’s Transporter missions aboard Falcon 9, which have proven to be the most reliable rockets to launch satellites…

INTEGRASYS Joins the Digital IF Interoperability Consortium (DIFI)

February 21, 2022 – INTEGRASYS has joined the DIFI Consortium, an independent space industry group, formed to advance interoperability in satellite and ground system networks. INTEGRASYS joins a growing roster of leading organizations in the space industry coming together to form the Digital IF Interoperability Consortium. These organizations are contributing to the innovation of digital…

Inmarsat and Hughes Support ITU Disaster Relief Efforts with $1.3 Million Donation

February 17, 2022 – Inmarsat and Hughes Network Systems, LLC have donated mobile satellite communications technology and services to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for use in developing nations facing natural and man-made disasters. The donation includes 30 Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) terminals, manufactured by Hughes, and $1.2 million worth of satellite airtime from…

Kacific and Farmer Charlie Team up to Grow Agricultural Output and Support Sustainable Development across Pacific

February 15, 2022 – Kacific Broadband Satellites and Farmer Charlie will bring affordable satellite-powered agricultural information and expertise to farmers in remote and isolated places across South East Asia and the Pacific. The companies have signed an MoU supporting sustainable development and agriculture in small holdings across the region. Kacific and Farmer Charlie will work…

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…