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MEASAT Provides Astro Kasih Hostels with CONNECTme NOW Service

August 10, 2023 – MEASAT is partnering with Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad (“Astro”) to provide complimentary CONNECTme NOW high-speed broadband services to two Astro Kasih Hostels in East Malaysia. The initiative currently benefits over 200 primary school students from remote hostels in SK Magandai (Kota Marudu) in Sabah and SK Sungai Paku (Kapit) in Sarawak.…

Marlink Simplifies Operations and Expands Network Flexibility with Upgrade to ST Engineering iDirect Dialog 2.5.1

August 8, 2023 – ST Engineering iDirect announced that service provider Marlink has upgraded to the latest Dialog® 2.5.1 release to take full advantage of its global network, increasing performance and simplifying the operations of customers across several markets. The latest release effectively combines the extra-high throughput from high resolution coding (HRC) and scaling from…

Eutelsat and Thaicom to Partner for New Software-Defined Satellite over Asia

August 7, 2023 – Eutelsat Communications announces that its subsidiary Eutelsat Asia PTE. LTD. has signed a partnership agreement with Space Tech Innovation Limited (STI), a subsidiary of Thaicom, a leading Asian satellite operator, related to a new software-defined satellite (SDS) to be positioned at the 119.5° East orbital slot over Asia. Under this partnership,…

SKY Perfect JSAT and Intelsat Launched Horizons-4/Galaxy 37 to Provide Capacity over North America and Pacific

August 3, 2023 – SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation and Intelsat successfully launched a new satellite to satisfy the growing connectivity demands in the North America and Pacific region. Known as Horizons-4/Galaxy 37 (“H-4/G-37”), the satellite was launched aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch vehicle from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, U.S.A at 2:00 p.m. on…

Intelsat Galaxy 37/Horizons-4 Satellite Successfully Launched

August 3, 2023 – Intelsat announced the successful launch of Galaxy 37/Horizons-4 (G-37/H-4), setting a new record for the commercial satellite industry by sending eight geostationary satellites into space within 10 months. The Maxar-manufactured satellite launched aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida at 1:00 a.m. EDT. G-37/H-4 separated…

AXESS Networks Joins Forces with ABS to Expand Satellite Coverage and Capabilities over the Middle East

July 31, 2023 – AXESS Networks (AXESS), a global leader of satellite communications, and ABS, a global satellite operator, have signed an agreement to launch a new network increasing AXESS’ Middle East coverage. The agreement provides AXESS Networks with expanded opportunities for both terrestrial and maritime clients in the region strengthening AXESS’ dual-use strategy for…

Lynk Demonstrates First-Ever Two-Way Standard Phone Voice Calls by Satellite

July 25, 2023 – Lynk Global, Inc., the world’s leading sat2phone telecoms provider, today released the first-ever video of a series of two-way voice calls between standard-mobile-phones connected via satellite. The video shows multiple voice calls using standard mobile phones connected via Lynk’s existing satellite-cell-towers in orbit. Charles Miller, CEO and co-founder of Lynk, stated,…

Iridium Launches Iridium Certus for Aviation Service, Revolutionizing Aircraft Connectivity

July 24, 2023 – Iridium Communications Inc., a leading provider of global voice and data satellite communications, today announced the introduction of its Iridium Certus® aviation commercial service, providing a secure cockpit domain with reliable voice and data capabilities. This milestone achievement marks the availability and certification of Iridium Connected® aviation solutions for commercial transport…

Successful Entry into Service of the Multi-mission EUTELSAT 10B Satellite

July 24, 2023 – Eutelsat Communications announces the successful entry into service of the multi-mission high-capacity EUTELSAT 10B satellite at the 10°East orbital position. Responding to strong growth in demand for mobile connectivity, EUTELSAT 10B is carrying two multi-beam High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) Ku-band payloads: a payload covering the North Atlantic corridor, Europe, the Mediterranean basin,…

Wind River VxWorks Serves as Software Foundation for Astroscale Sustainable Space Systems

July 19, 2023 – Wind River®, a global leader in delivering software for mission-critical intelligent systems, today announced that VxWorks® is used in the On-Board Computer (OBC) to command the Astroscale ELSA-M Servicer spacecraft. Astroscale develops innovative solutions to create sustainable space systems and mitigate the growing and hazardous buildup of debris in space. Astroscale’s…

MEASAT Launches KampungDigital365.com Initiative with Parcel365 to Drive Rural Digital Economy

July 15, 2023 – Malaysia’s Rural Broadband Service Provider has partnered with Parcel365 Sdn Bhd and M2B Services Sdn Bhd (collectively “Parcel365”) to launch the KampungDigital365.com initiative to uplift rural communities through digital economy activities. In the longer term, the KampungDigital365.com initiative promotes the development of rural industries and value-added supply chains, channelling high quality…

Euroconsult Mark 40-year Milestone with Shareholder Refresh

July 11, 2023 – Leading space advisory firm, Euroconsult, has announced a major process of evolution for the group and its shareholders, as the company seeks to enable and drive forward its next decade of success via a simplified, fully integrated operational structure. Since its establishment in 1983 Euroconsult has been at the heart of…

New TVRI World Channel Launches on SES’s Prime TV Neighbourhoods

July 5, 2023 – TVRI, an Indonesian public broadcaster, in collaboration with PT Telkom Indonesia and its subsidiary Telkomsat, are announcing a high-definition (HD) channel, TVRI World, delivered to TV homes via SES’s satellites. From 1 May 2023, the English-language TVRI World channel is broadcast across Europe via ASTRA 19.2 degrees East and the Middle…