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Eutelsat Ku-band Capacity Selected by InterSAT to Extend its Pan-African Satellite Services to Enterprise and Retail Customers

May 23, 2024 – Eutelsat Group has extended its partnership with InterSAT one of Africa’s leading satellite service providers to support InterSAT’s growth in the Pan-African enterprise and retail segments. Under the latest multi-year strategic deal, InterSAT will add Ku-Band capacity over Central and Eastern Africa on Eutelsat’s EUTELSAT 70B satellite to its current portfolio…

Intelsat to Extend Life of Additional Satellites with Mission Extension Vehicles

May 23, 2024 – Intelsat will deliver years of additional reliable broadband, video distribution and mobile satellite service to customers across three continents thanks to the success of Northrop Grumman’s innovative Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV) that will ultimately provide an expected additional nine years of life to the Intelsat 10-02 (IS-10-02) geosynchronous satellite. Geosynchronous Earth…

Viasat and Azercosmos to Expand Satellite Services across EMEA and Asia

May 23, 2024 – Viasat announced it is working with Azercosmos to bring its highly reliable L-band satellite services to Azerbaijan and beyond. Under the proposed arrangement, Azercosmos and Viasat will provide connectivity for a range of industrial applications to help organizations operate more efficiently, sustainably, or safely – even in the most remote locations.…

ST Engineering iDirect and Arabsat Strengthen Partnership for Expanded Market Access on Arabsat BADR-7 and 6A Broadband Managed Services

May 22, 2024 – ST Engineering iDirect and Arabsat are extending their successful multi-year partnership to bring connectivity to new markets in the Middle East, Africa and West/Central Asia. While Arabsat’s BADR-7 Ka-band satellite and 6A Ku-Band satellite currently service locations including Africa, Middle East and parts of Asia, the government-backed satellite service provider is…

Yahsat Partners with Eutelsat Group to Leverage EUTELSAT KONNECT Satellite to Drive Growth across its Global Footprint

May 22, 2024 – Eutelsat Group and YahClick, the data solutions’ arm of Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PJSC (Yahsat), the UAE’s flagship satellite solutions, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), enabling YahClick to leverage capacity on Eutelsat’s geostationary satellite, EUTELSAT KONNECT. The collaboration between the two leading satellite operators is…

AT&T and AST SpaceMobile Announce Definitive Commercial Agreement

May 16, 2024 – AT&T and AST SpaceMobile have entered a definitive commercial agreement to provide a space-based broadband network direct to everyday cell phones. This agreement extends until 2030. Previously the companies were working together under a MoU. This summer, AST SpaceMobile plans to deliver its first commercial satellites to Cape Canaveral for launch…

DISH TV and Hughes Debut First Bundled Service Offering to Enhance Connectivity and Entertainment across Rural America

May 16, 2024 – DISH Network and Hughes Network Systems, both EchoStar companies, announced a new bundled service offering that brings the power of DISH satellite TV together with Hughesnet® satellite internet to create a superior solution in TV and internet for rural America. In today’s fast-paced, ultra-connected world, quality entertainment and reliable connectivity are…

Thuraya Unveils Groundbreaking Next Generation IP NEO Terminal Developed in Collaboration with Cobham Satcom

May 15, 2024 – Thuraya Telecommunications Company has announced IP NEO, the first in a new family of next-generation satellite communications products packed with advanced features and technology. The state-of-the-art IP NEO has been designed to deliver powerful simultaneous voice and data transfer capabilities making it the ideal product for government, non-governmental organisations, the energy…

mu Space: Pioneering the Future of Space Tech and Smart Electronics in Thailand

May 9, 2024 – In addition to its endeavors in space technology, mu Space has also received a second BOI approval for the development of Advanced Inference Machine for Oculars (AIMO) products. This initiative reflects the company’s commitment to advancing smart electronics and leveraging emerging technologies to drive growth in this sector. These innovative products…

QVC Signs Multi-Year Contract Extensions with SES in Germany and the UK

May 7, 2024 – Home shoppers across Germany, Austria and Switzerland as well as the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland will continue to receive an immersive, high-quality in-home shopping experience as QVC Germany and QVC UK have extended their partnerships with SES in multi-year agreements. For QVC Germany, the extension secures capacity on…

SES’s O3b mPOWER System Launches Service via Gilat’s SkyEdge IV Platform

May 7, 2024 – Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, announced today that its SkyEdge IV platform is enabling SES’s O3b mPower System to deliver high-performance connectivity services. SkyEdge IV is Gilat’s next-generation multi-service platform. It is the industry’s first VSAT platform enabling multi-orbit operations supporting service…

SES to Acquire Intelsat in Compelling Transaction Focused on the Future

April 30, 2024 – SES and Intelsat announce an agreement for SES to acquire Intelsat through the purchase of 100% of the equity of Intelsat Holdings S.a.r.l. for a cash consideration of $3.1 billion (€2.8 billion) and certain contingent value rights. The combination will create a stronger multi-orbit operator with greater coverage, improved resiliency, expanded…

Airbus Expands its Earth Observation Constellation with Pléiades Neo Next

April 29, 2024 – Airbus has launched the Pléiades Neo Next programme to expand its very high resolution Earth observation constellation. This new programme will result in new satellite assets and capabilities, including enhanced native resolution. As a first step of Pléiades Neo Next, Airbus is developing a new satellite which will be launched in…

Hughes Opens New Manufacturing Facility and Private 5G Incubation Center in Maryland

April 26, 2024 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), an EchoStar company, today announced the opening of a new cutting-edge manufacturing facility and private 5G incubation center in Germantown, Maryland, underscoring the long-standing commitment of Hughes to technological advancement and fostering local talent in the region. The Hughes Manufacturing Facility (EXM) produces U.S.-made hardware that…