Yahsat Selects SpaceX to Launch Thuraya 4-NGS Satellite

September 9, 2021 – Al Yah Satellite Communications Company has selected SpaceX’s Falcon 9 to launch Thuraya 4-NGS, the Group’s advanced satellite, which employs the latest satellite communications technologies, to expand Thuraya’s coverage across Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa. Thuraya 4-NGS is expected to spur Yahsat’s growth across new and existing product…

Hughes JUPITER System Selected by DTP to Connect Citizens in Papua and Indonesia with Satellite Broadband

September 8, 2021 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC announced that Indonesian Internet Service Provider PT. Dwi Tunggal Putra (DTP) has selected its JUPITER™ System platform to deploy satellite connectivity across 1,400 rural locations. DTP joins more than half a dozen other operators that have implemented the Hughes JUPITER platform across thousands of cellular backhaul and…

Kymeta and OneWeb Successfully Tests LEO-GEO Capable Land and Maritime Flat Panel User Terminal

September 7, 2021 – Kymeta, the communications company making mobile global, and OneWeb, the low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, announced today the successful testing of the Kymeta u8 based LEO terminal with OneWeb’s LEO satellite constellation. Kymeta and OneWeb performed a series of LEO satellite acquisition, tracking and throughput measurements in Toulouse, France.…

Yahsat Selects GMV to Provide Spacecraft Control Systems for Upcoming Thuraya 4-NGS Satellite

September 2, 2021 – Al Yah Satellite Communications Company has selected the Spanish group, GMV, to supply the Spacecraft Control & Flight Dynamics Systems for Thuraya 4-NGS, a next-generation L-band mobile communications satellite system scheduled to begin operations in 2024. Through this new partnership, GMV’s best-in-class solutions will provide Yahsat’s Thuraya 4-NGS with an advanced,…

ThinKom Satellite Antennas Qualified for Operation on Intelsat Flex Networks

August 31, 2021 – ThinKom Solutions today announced that its land-mobile ThinSat 300® phased-array antenna has been qualified for use on Intelsat’s FlexMove for Government satellite network. The qualification was awarded following an extensive battery of over-the-air tests conducted at Intelsat’s Mountainside Teleport in Maryland with Intelsat General. As a result, the ThinSat 300 is…