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Japanese Approval for SAILOR XTR VSAT Antennas

March 23, 2023 – Cobham Satcom has received Japanese Radio Law certification for use of the innovative SAILOR 1000 XTR and SAILOR 600 XTR Ku VSAT antennas with the ST Engineering iDirect MDM3315 satellite modem. The new modem option provides users with a supported platform for current and future usage whilst offering choice and availability…

AtomBeam Technologies Join Inmarsat’s ELEVATE Programme

March 23, 2023 – AtomBeam Technologies, a data compaction software company, today announced it has joined Inmarsat’s ELEVATE programme. ELEVATE is a development programme, ecosystem and marketplace for providers of software, hardware and solutions, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in commercial land markets. As an ELEVATE partner, AtomBeam Technologies will provide customers with a reliable…

Comtech Awarded $29 Million for Blended Communications Technologies and Location Services

March 16, 2023 – Comtech has announced that Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PJSC (Yahsat) has awarded the company $29 million to deliver communications technologies and location services that will operate on Yahsat’s Thuraya 4-NGS satellite constellation. Under this contract, Comtech will design, develop, install, integrate, and test communications and location-based technologies for Yahsat’s Location…

Intellian and SES to Develop and Deploy Two New SES O3b mPOWER Customers Terminals

March 14, 2023 – Intellian Technologies, Inc. and SES have announced two new customer user terminals designed exclusively for SES’s O3b mPOWER communication system. The new mP85 and mP240 are designed for SES’s telecommunications, enterprise and cloud customers, with an expected delivery later this year. O3b mPOWER is SES’s second-generation medium earth orbit satellite system…

OneWeb Announces Global Agreement with AWS

March 13, 2023 – OneWeb announced that it signed a letter of intent with Amazon Web Services EMEA SARL (AWS), a leading cloud platform, to explore providing cloud-based connectivity and the delivery of innovative services to customers worldwide. OneWeb and AWS will work together to expand both horizontal and vertical services to provide customizable and…

UZ-SAT Chooses Hughes JUPITER System to Help Bridge the Digital Divide

March 9, 2023 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC announced that “UZ-SAT”, JV LLC (UZ-SAT), a joint venture among “Uzbektelecom” JSC, “Satellin Group” LLC and private enterprise in the Uzbekistan Republic, has chosen the Hughes JUPITER™ System ground platform to power satellite solutions to help close the digital divide. UZ-SAT will employ JUPITER System gateways and…

Eutelsat and Intelsat Sign Multi-Orbit Contract Enhancing Connectivity with OneWeb Services

March 9, 2023 – Eutelsat Communications has signed a multi-orbit agreement with Intelsat to enhance connectivity solutions over Europe, the Middle East, and the Pacific, including OneWeb services. Under this new seven-year multi-million-euro capacity agreement with a progressive roll-out of assets over 2023, leveraging Eutelsat’s High-throughput satellites (HTS) in the Ku-band including the recently launched…

Maxar Awards L3Harris Large Deployable Reflectors Contract

March 8, 2023 – L3Harris Technologies today announced a contract from Maxar Technologies to design and build reflector antennas for two geostationary communication satellites. L3Harris today announced a contract from Maxar Technologies to design and build reflector antennas for two geostationary communication satellites. The two nine-meter unfurlable mesh reflector antennas will provide high-power signals and…

Kratos Partners with XipLink to Deploys Satellite Network Acceleration as Software on the OpenSpace Platform

March 2, 2023 – Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. is partnering with XipLink, Inc. to enable its market leading network acceleration product, XipOS, as an orchestrated, cloud-native software module running on Kratos’ OpenSpace dynamic satellite ground platform. Widely used across the communications industry, XipOS enhances the user experience by dramatically improving link utilization and…

Rock Entertainment Holdings Renews Channels on MEASAT Satellite

February 28, 2023 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”), Malaysia’s premier satellite operator, has renewed its partnership with Rock Entertainment Holdings, which will see general entertainment channel ROCK Entertainment, movie channel ROCK Action and children’s channel ZooMoo continue broadcasting via the MEASAT-3a satellite. All of the channels will reach audiences across Asia Pacific. MEASAT-3a is co-located…

Intelsat Completes Multi-Orbit Inflight Wi-Fi Tests

February 28, 2023 – Intelsat announced the successful completion of inflight testing of its new electronically steered array (ESA) antenna. This antenna enables global streaming-fast Wi-Fi service and is available to airlines around the world. Intelsat’s ESA is the only commercially available antenna in the aviation industry that can operate between low Earth orbit satellites…

Comtech Joins Microsoft Azure Operator Nexus Ready Program to Deliver Interoperable Cloud Services

February 27, 2023 – Comtech announced today that the company will join Microsoft’s Azure Operator Nexus Ready Program to offer customers interoperable cloud services. Microsoft’s Azure Nexus Operator Ready Program certifies that Comtech’s Location Management Function (LMF), a standards-based location server for 5G, will be interoperable with Azure Operator Nexus. LMF runs on Comtech’s Dynamic…