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The APSCC Monthly News is distributed free of charge via email. It is read every month by subscribers around the world. The Monthly News consists of news briefs about the satellite community divided into five categories: Satellite, Broadcasting, Space/Launch, Executive Moves, and Upcoming Events. The Monthly News also features information on the latest developments in APSCC.

The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) produces this monthly e-newsletter as part of its information services for its members and professionals in the satellite industry. APSCC aims to keep its members and subscribers updated with the latest industry news as well as APSCC activities.

News, comments, and suggestions can be sent to the editor at info@apscc.or.kr.

May 2021

  • Eutelsat Enters LEO Space through Investment in OneWeb
  • 18th Vega Mission Marks Arianespace’s Second Successful Launch in 72 Hours
  • SES’s Next-gen NGSO System Readies for Launch with 8 Initial O3b mPOWER Satellite Ground Stations
  • Thales Alenia Space Selected as a Key Contract in the Development of Galileo Second Generation

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April 2021

  • Arianespace Successfully Deploys OneWeb Constellation Satellites
  • SES Announces Total Rreach of 361 Million TV Homes Worldwide
  • Airbus Pioneers First Satellite Factory in Space
  • NASA and SpaceX Sign Joint Spaceflight Safety Agreement

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March 2021

  • SATRIA Indonesian Telecommunication Broadband Satellite to Reduce the Digital Divide over Indonesia
  • TheAngle and ABS Extend Partnership to Serve Customers in the MENA Region
  • Airbus Defence and Space Completed Manufacturing of the First Eurostar Neo Satellite
  • Thales Alenia Space Partners with KT SAT for the 5G Satellite Backhauling Demonstration

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February 2021

  • Airbus Signs Multi-satellite Contract with Intelsat for OneSat Flexible Satellites
  • EIB Supports Eutelsat for the Procurement and Launch of the KONNECT VHTS Satellite
  • OneWeb Secures Investment from Softbank and Hughes Network Systems
  • Satellogic and SpaceX Announce Multiple Launch Agreement

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January 2021

  • AsiaSat Adds HERMES Live’s Streaming Service to its Media Solution Offerings
  • Viasat Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire RigNet
  • Hughes Selected by OneWeb for Ground System Development and Production
  • Eutelsat Entrusts Arianespace with the Launch of its Next-Generation EUTELSAT 10B Satellite

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December 2020

  • Telesat to Become Public Company through Agreement with Loral and PSP Investments
  • Eutelsat’s Konnect Ramps up Retail Distribution of New Capacity
  • Speedcast Sells Maritime Customer Contracts to Inmarsat
  • iKO Media Group Expands Kazakh TV Distribution with HD Distribution over MEASAT

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November 2020

  • SpaceX Launches 100th Rocket in Landmark Milestone, Fuelling the Road to Rocket Reusability
  • Avanti and ST Engineering iDirect Support Successful Integration of 5G into Satellite Network
  • Arianespace Offers New Shared Smallsat Payload Opportunities on its Vega Launcher
  • Kratos Introduces OpenSpace™ Platform Supporting Dynamic, Software-Defined Satellite Ground Systems

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October 2020

  • Thales Alenia Space to Start Work on Indonesia’s SATRIA Telecoms Satellite
  • Inmarsat’s GX Aviation Inflight Broadband Now Available on 100 Qatar Airways Aircraft
  • Kratos Introduces OpenSpace Wideband Software Receiver for EO and Remote Sensing Missions
  • Arianespace Successfully Performs the First European Mission to Launch Multiple Small Satellites

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September 2020

  • Gogo to Sell Its Commercial Aviation Business to Intelsat
  • New Solution Boosts IoT Device Connectivity
  • Integrasys’s Beam Budget Ready for LEO and Flat Panel Antennas
  • Comtech Seeks Russian Regulatory Approval

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August 2020

  • Optus Satellite’s Foxtel Partnership Extended to 2031
  • Successful Launch of APSTAR-6D Satellite
  • MHI Launches the Emirates Mars Mission, HOPE spacecraft
  • Viasat Eliminates Ka-band Speed Limits for Business Aviation In-flight Connectivity

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July 2020

  • Kratos Completes Acquisition of Satellite Antenna Manufacturer ASC
    Signal from CPI
  • Viasat’s Real-Time Earth Ground Station Now Open in Australia
  • Thaicom and CAT Announce Satellite Business Joint Venture
  • VIVACOM Selects ST Engineering iDirect to Expand Broadcast Service
    Offerings

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June 2020

  • Cignal TV Selects Hughes JUPITER System to Launch Satellite Internet Service in Philippines
  • Inmarsat and Cobham Launch New Solution Connecting Remote Workers
  • Thales Alenia Space Wins Two Contracts from ESA to Study EGNOS Upgrades
  • Airbus Wins ESA Contract to Construct Third European Service Module for NASA’s Orion Spacecraft

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