November 2019

  • Thaicom and CGWIC Sign MoU on UAV and Space Technology Cooperation
  • Eutelsat Launches an Integrated IoT Connectivity Service via Satellite
  • Satellite Industry Calls for Pragmatic Spectrum Allocation Decisions ahead of WRC19
  • Thales Alenia Space to Build EUTELSAT 10B Satellite

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Thales Alenia Space to Build EUTELSAT 10B Satellite

October 29, 2019 – Thales Alenia Space has signed a letter of agreement with Eutelsat Communications for the procurement of a new all-electric satellite, EUTELSAT 10B. The EUTELSAT 10B satellite is based on the Spacebus NEO Thales Alenia Space product line and will address particularly HTS (High Throughput Services) missions over Europe, the Mediterranean basin,…

Eutelsat Launches an Integrated IoT Connectivity Service via Satellite

October 28, 2019 – On the eve of the IOT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona, Eutelsat Communications announces the launch of a pioneering satellite-based IoT connectivity service: Eutelsat IoT FIRST. Having recently unveiled its ELO constellation of nanosatellites in Low Earth Orbit, dedicated to the Internet of Things, Eutelsat has taken further steps towards its…

SES and Thales Reach Record Speed and Enhanced Coverage via Integrated GEO/MEO Network

October 23, 2019 – SES and Thales have taken inflight connectivity to a new level, successfully demonstrating uninterrupted access to high-throughput broadband applications for the first time over a platform supporting multi-orbit interoperability, switching seamlessly between SES’s geostationary (GEO) and O3b medium earth orbit (MEO) satellite beams. The demo flight from Melbourne, Florida to the…

Thaicom and China Great Wall Sign MoU on UAV and Space Technology Cooperation

October 10, 2019 – Thaicom Public Company Limited has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) – China’s leader in commercial launch services, satellite systems, and space technology cooperation. The companies will cooperate in the area of application development for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and BeiDou – China’s proprietary Global Navigation Satellite System…

Intelsat’s FlexMaritime Powers KVH Elite Streaming Service for Yachts

October 9, 2019 – Intelsat announced that its FlexMaritime service will power KVH Elite – a new, unlimited VSAT streaming service that provides high-definition (HD)-quality, dedicated bandwidth for yachts and leisure charters. FlexMaritime provides a high-speed, flexible service that delivers the consistent and reliable performance that yacht owners need. The multi-layered satellite coverage ensures a…

October 2019

  • Eutelsat Kicks off ELO, its Constellation of Nanosatellites Dedicated to the Internet of Things
  • Thaicom and Russian Satellite Communications Company Enter into Partnership Agreement
  • Iridium and OneWeb to Collaborate on a Global Satellite Services Offering
  • SES Selects SpaceX to Launch O3b mPOWER MEO Communications System

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Inmarsat’s GX Aviation Inflight Broadband Now Available with Leading Low-Cost Airline AirAsia

September 20, 2019 – Inmarsat announced that its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband solution has entered commercial service with leading low-cost airline AirAsia. AirAsia is currently offering GX Aviation to passengers onboard a number of initial aircraft through its RedBeat Ventures subsidiary, ROKKI, marking a significant upgrade to their inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) experience.…

Thaicom and Russian Satellite Communications Company Enter into Partnership Agreement

September 20, 2019 – Thaicom Public Company Limited, Thailand’s first satellite operator, announced the signature of an Agreement of Intention with Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC), a Russian leading satellite operator, to collaborate on the joint development of a service offering for maritime satellite broadband connectivity.  According to the framework of the agreement, Thaicom and…

APSCC Board Appoints Christopher Slaughter

Monday, 16 September 2019, Seoul, Korea – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) has appointed Christopher Slaughter in an interim position to consult with both the APSCC Board and Secretariat to accelerate the organization’s developmental and strategic goals. “The Board of Directors recognizes the rapid changes in the Asian space industry and believes that APSCC can actively…

Iridium and OneWeb to Collaborate on a Global Satellite Services Offering

September 17, 2019 – Iridium Communications and OneWeb announced they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together toward a combined service offering. This combined service offering would be designed to make it easier for their mutual partners to offer unique bundling and co-marketing opportunities for the Iridium Certus L-band services and…

Thales Alenia Space Introduces Fully Digital Satellite to Address Fast Moving Market Needs

September 10, 2019 – Thales Alenia Space has launched its new Space Inspire satellite product line (INstant SPace In-orbit REconfiguration) which allows seamless mission and services reconfiguration, instant in-orbit adjustment to the demand, transition from video broadcasting to broadband connectivity services while maximizing the efficiency & effective use of the satellite resources. Over the past…