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Sateliot Achieved “HELLO WORLD” on NTN 5G, Integrating with KSAT and AWS

February 21, 2024 – Sateliot, which operates a Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) 5G Internet of Things (IoT) satellite constellation acting as a seamless roaming extension of cellular networks, has achieved 5G service messaging connection via the Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) commercial network, KSATlite, together with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The collaboration between Sateliot and KSAT leverages…

Avanti Communications Signs Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Telesat as Part of New Multi-orbit Strategy

February 21, 2024 – Avanti Communications announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with one of the world’s largest and most innovative satellite operators, Telesat to test and develop LEO services as part of its global strategy to deliver bespoke, multi-orbit solutions to customers at scale. Avanti plans to incorporate Telesat’s Lightspeed™ services…

Eutelsat Group’s ADVANCE Maritime Offer Supporting Universal Satcom to Consolidate and Extend its Service Offering

February 21, 2024 – Eutelsat Group has extended its partnership with Universal Satcom, the Dubai-based satellite communication system integrator. Eutelsat and Universal Satcom have been collaborating for some time, and this recent multi-year deal will enable Universal Satcom to leverage Eutelsat’s Geostationary ADVANCE maritime packaged solutions in Ku-band to extend its coverage in MENA and…

Astroscale Successfully Launches World’s First Debris Inspection Spacecraft, ADRAS-J

February 19, 2024 – Astroscale Japan Inc., a subsidiary of Astroscale Holdings Inc., the market leader in satellite servicing and long-term orbital sustainability across all orbits, confirmed the successful launch of its commercial debris inspection demonstration satellite, Active Debris Removal by Astroscale-Japan (ADRAS-J), from Rocket Lab’s Launch Complex 1 in Mahia, New Zealand on Sunday,…

Intelsat is Awarded Air Force Connectivity Contract

February 14, 2024 – Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks, will develop and test multi-orbit satellite communications (SATCOM) systems on several different Air Force aircraft following the award of a new contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory. The deal is part of the Defense Experimentation Using…

Viasat Announces First U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command Ship Installation

February 13, 2024 – Viasat announced the completion of the first ship installation for the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC) under the Next Generation Wideband (NGW) Follow-On (FO) 10-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract awarded to Inmarsat Government by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) on June 30, 2022. Under the contract, the company maintains…

hiSky Announces Investment and Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Intelsat

February 5, 2024 – hiSky Ltd. signed an investment and strategic collaboration agreement with Intelsat, marking a transformative development in the delivery of reliable, high-throughput satellite connectivity. Intelsat’s investment in hiSky underscores hiSky’s technological prowess and market potential and places Intelsat as shareholders in the Israel-based company, joining Singapore-based ST Engineering’s Corporate Venture Capital, UAE-based…

Intelsat Makes History with Arctic Circle High-Speed Aircraft Connectivity

February 5, 2024 – Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and leading provider of in-flight connectivity (IFC), has completed a series of historic test flights to the Arctic Circle demonstrating that airlines that require inflight internet connectivity on long-haul flights at extreme northerly latitudes can access low-latency, high-throughput…

CGWIC Successfully Launches Eleven GeeSAT-5 Satellites by LM-2C

February 3, 2024 – Long March 2C (LM-2C) Launch Vehicle successfully launched 11 satellites (collectively known as the second orbit plane of Geely Future Mobility Constellation) from Xichang Satellite Launch Center (XSLC). China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC), a subsidiary of China Aerospace Science & Technology Corporation (CASC), provides the launch services for the 11…

AST Joins Viasat’s ELEVATE Program to Provide End-to-End, Remote Connectivity

February 1, 2024 – Viasat, Inc. announced AST (Applied Satellite Technology), a leading global innovator in satellite communication solutions, has joined its ELEVATE program. ELEVATE is a growth program, ecosystem and marketplace for ambitious IoT solution providers, connectivity wholesalers, enablers and OEMs who want to work with Viasat to use its network and footprint to scale.…

Comtech Receives Government Approval to Move Forward on $544 Million U.S. Army Contract

February 1, 2024 – Comtech announced it received approval from the U.S. Army Contracting Command to move forward on the Company’s previously announced $544 million Global Field Service Representative (GFSR) contract. Under this contract, Comtech will provide onsite professional engineering services, as well as supply and support the Company’s market leading satellite and terrestrial networking…

SKY Perfect JSAT and JAXA Startup Tenchijin Conclude Investment Agreement Accelerating Expansion of Satellite Data Business

January 31, 2024 – SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation announced that it has entered into an investment agreement with Tenchijin, Inc., a Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) startup, during the Series A 1st close. Through this capital participation, the companies will also promote to strengthen business collaborations, aiming to further expand the satellite data business using…

Lufthansa Group Selects Viasat for In-Flight Connectivity Upgrades

January 24, 2024 – Viasat, Inc. announced that Lufthansa Group has selected Viasat to equip more than 150 additional aircraft – across its Lufthansa, SWISS, and Austrian Airlines fleets – with the European Aviation Network (EAN) in-flight connectivity (IFC) solution. EAN combines S-band satellite coverage provided by Viasat with a complementary ground component network operated…

Astroscale’s ELSA-d Finalizes De-Orbit Operations Marking Successful Mission Conclusion

January 24, 2024 – Astroscale Holdings Inc. (“Astroscale”), the market leader in satellite servicing and long-term orbital sustainability across all orbits, announces it has completed the final phase of its End-of-Life Services by Astroscale (ELSA-d) mission with the safe and controlled de-orbit operations of the ELSA-d servicer satellite using the remaining operational thrusters, marking the…

Intellian and SES Expand O3b mPOWER Partnership with New Terminals

January 24, 2024 – Intellian Technologies Inc., a leading global provider of feature-rich, resilient satellite communications solutions has announced the addition of the ARC-M4-Block 1 and X150D to their SES O3b mPOWER terminal portfolio, following successful over- the-air testing with SES at their R&D Center in South Korea. For navy forces, the ARC-M4-Block 1 naval…