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Fully Operational SES-17 Starts Delivering Connectivity Services across Americas

June 16, 2022 – SES announced today that its newest geostationary Ka-band satellite, SES-17, is now fully operational over the Americas, the Caribbean and the Atlantic Ocean at 67.1 degrees West. The all-electric propulsion satellite has reached orbit per schedule after months of in-orbit raising and successful in-orbit testing. The very high throughput SES-17 satellite…

Hughes Successfully Tests 5G Satellite Backhaul, Verifies Interoperability

June 14, 2022 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), an innovator in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks for 50 years, today announced the successful testing of 5G satellite backhaul with the company’s JUPITER™ System ground platform. Over a series of tests at its Germantown, MD, gateway, Hughes engineers connected 5G smartphones to the internet…

NILESAT 301 Communications Satellite Successfully Launched

June 9, 2022 – The NILESAT 301 communications satellite built by Thales Alenia Space for the Egyptian operator NILESAT was successfully launched today from Cape Canaveral launch pad, Florida (USA), on board of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Thanks to a powerful Ku-band mission NILESAT 301 will reinforce NILESAT commercial leadership in broadcast services at…

INTEGRASYS Opens New Office in Australia

June 8, 2022 – Continuing with the expansion, INTEGRASYS founded INTEGRASYS Australia and opens the new Australian facility at 2 Park Street, Sydney, New South Wales, the central business district of Sydney. INTEGRASYS Australia will be managed by our newly appointed Australia Sales Director, Erik Sorlie. INTEGRASYS has invested in having local offices worldwide, to…

Kcell and SES Successfully Demonstrate Cellular Network Connectivity in Kazakhstan

May 25, 2022 – Kcell, Kazakhstan’s leading mobile network operator, and SES, the leading global content connectivity provider via satellite, have successfully demonstrated satellite-enabled cellular networks in remote parts of Kazakhstan. Kcell’s terrestrial network was paired with SES’s O3b satellites operating in medium earth orbit (MEO) to establish and test connectivity for 3G and 4G…

Satellogic Announces Enhanced Operations in Australia to Serve the APAC Region

May 23, 2022 – Satellogic Inc., a leader in sub-meter resolution Earth Observation data collection, announced today that it is enhancing its operations in the Australian market to strengthen its regional customer relationships and provide local support for a growing APAC space economy. The regional presence will be overseen by Ken Fritschel, Vice President, International…

ABS Delivering Satellite Connectivity to Oil and Gas Operations in Myanmar

May 18, 2022 – ABS, a global satellite operator, has announced it has secured a multi-year, multi-link contract with Seanet Technologies Myanmar Co. Ltd (SEANET), a VSAT service provider to expand its oil and gas communications services. The deal will deliver satellite connectivity to the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea around Myanmar via…

ST Engineering iDirect Positions InterSAT for Business Growth with Significant Technology Upgrade

May 16, 2022 – ST Engineering iDirect, a global leader in satellite communications, will provide internet service provider and longtime customer, InterSAT Communication Services FZCO, with a significant technology upgrade, enabling it to deliver enhanced services to its customers across the African continent. The upgrade to its existing Evolution® platform will allow InterSAT to leverage…

Singtel Launches iSHIP, Industry’s First All-in-One Maritime Service

May 12, 2022 – Singtel has unveiled iSHIP, an all-in-one platform providing critical satellite-enabled connectivity and digital services for the maritime industry. iSHIP’s integrated services for crew and fleet management gives ship managers and owners greater flexibility and visibility of their resources and operations, enabling better crew wellbeing, vessel safety and operational efficiency. Presently, nearly…

Inmarsat Elevate Launched to Accelerate IoT Industry Growth

May 10, 2022 – With more businesses recognising the impact of IoT technologies on their operations and on the world, and the number of global satellite IoT connections set to continue growing at a 25% CAGR [Source: Omdia] in the coming years, the need for a ‘one stop shop’ for IoT solutions has never been…

EUTELSAT 172B Selected by Tuvalu to Deliver State-of-the-Art Connectivity to Tuvalu

May 10, 2022 – Eutelsat Communications and The Tuvalu Telecommunications Corporation (TTC) have signed a contract for capacity on EUTELSAT 172B satellite to support the extension of corporate networks for government offices and key enterprises of the Tuvalu Islands. Under the terms of this multi-year agreement, Tuvalu Telecommunications Corporation will be leveraging the unparalleled coverage…

SES and ESA to Enable GovSatCom with Medium Earth Orbit Constellation

May 4, 2022 – SES announced today that its non-geostationary medium-earth orbit (MEO) satellite network will now be part of the GovSatCom-grade satellite communications platform that it has developed with the co-funding by ESA. Thanks to SES’s O3b high-throughput, low-latency and secure communications features, its MEO satellite network is ideal for data-intensive applications sought by…