Singtel Launches iSHIP, Industry’s First All-in-One Maritime Service

May 12, 2022 – Singtel has unveiled iSHIP, an all-in-one platform providing critical satellite-enabled connectivity and digital services for the maritime industry. iSHIP’s integrated services for crew and fleet management gives ship managers and owners greater flexibility and visibility of their resources and operations, enabling better crew wellbeing, vessel safety and operational efficiency. Presently, nearly…

Inmarsat Elevate Launched to Accelerate IoT Industry Growth

May 10, 2022 – With more businesses recognising the impact of IoT technologies on their operations and on the world, and the number of global satellite IoT connections set to continue growing at a 25% CAGR [Source: Omdia] in the coming years, the need for a ‘one stop shop’ for IoT solutions has never been…

EUTELSAT 172B Selected by Tuvalu to Deliver State-of-the-Art Connectivity to Tuvalu

May 10, 2022 – Eutelsat Communications and The Tuvalu Telecommunications Corporation (TTC) have signed a contract for capacity on EUTELSAT 172B satellite to support the extension of corporate networks for government offices and key enterprises of the Tuvalu Islands. Under the terms of this multi-year agreement, Tuvalu Telecommunications Corporation will be leveraging the unparalleled coverage…

May 2022

  • SKY Perfect JSAT and NTT Agree to Establish Space Compass Corporation
  • OneWeb Agrees Satellite Launch Programme with New Space India
  • Intelsat Supports Programmers with Cloud Connect Media
  • PSN Group Selects Hughes JUPITER System for Third Satellite Serving Indonesia

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SES and ESA to Enable GovSatCom with Medium Earth Orbit Constellation

May 4, 2022 – SES announced today that its non-geostationary medium-earth orbit (MEO) satellite network will now be part of the GovSatCom-grade satellite communications platform that it has developed with the co-funding by ESA. Thanks to SES’s O3b high-throughput, low-latency and secure communications features, its MEO satellite network is ideal for data-intensive applications sought by…

Kacific Launches CommsBox: An All-in-One, Transportable WiFi Communications Solution for Disaster Relief

May 3, 2022 – Kacific Broadband Satellites Group is launching an innovative emergency connectivity solution, CommsBox, designed to provide broadband service in emergency or disaster zones rapidly. Kacific CommsBox is a transportable, all-in-one satellite communications product that can be rapidly deployed in disaster zones when other communication channels fail. The turnkey solution is designed to…

AST SpaceMobile Announces Collaboration with Globe Telecom of the Philippines

April 28, 2022 – AST SpaceMobile, Inc., the company building the first and only space-based cellular broadband network designed to be accessible directly by standard mobile phones, announced a MoU with Globe Telecom, Inc. Globe is a leading digital platform in the Philippines, serving consumers and businesses’ telecommunications and technology needs, including about 86 million…

SES and ComClark to Deliver Educational Content via Satellite to 2,000+ Schools across Philippines

April 26, 2022 – SES and ComClark Network and Technology Corporation announced today that together they are empowering thousands of Philippine educators with high-speed satellite-based connectivity to deliver content to over 2,000 remote schools across the country to improve the quality of teaching and learning. The content delivered via SES’s SES-9 satellite will provide students…

SKY Perfect JSAT and NTT Agree to Establish Space Compass Corporation

April 26, 2022 – NTT Corporation and SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation announced today that the parties have reached an agreement and signed a contract to establish a joint venture company that will launch a novel integrated space computing network to aid the realization of a sustainable society. The joint venture will take on the challenge…

Intelsat Launches VideoNow

April 21, 2022 – Intelsat has launched an electronic program guide (EPG) to help viewers better navigate satellite TV programming while creating more value for broadcasters by increasing viewer-engagement opportunities. VideoNow by Intelsat, in conjunction with EasyBroadcast, is a service for viewers looking for free-to-air (FTA) content on direct-to-home (DTH) platforms. The first Intelsat satellite…

OneWeb Agrees Satellite Launch Programme with New Space India

April 20, 2022 – OneWeb announced that the company and New Space India Limited, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation, have entered into an agreement that will help ensure OneWeb completes its satellite launch programme. The first launch with New Space India is anticipated in 2022 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre…

Kymeta to Offer Mission-Critical LEO Satellite Connectivity Services to Government Market through New Partnership with OneWeb Technologies

April 19, 2022 – Kymeta announced an agreement to distribute reliable, secure, and cost-effective broadband connectivity services to the U.S. government. The new managed satellite service offering enables Kymeta to provide government customers with hardware solutions that are packaged with secure and resilient network access from OneWeb Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of low Earth…

Comtech Telecommunications to Supply SES with O3b mPOWER Gateway and User Terminals

April 12, 2022 – Comtech Telecommunications is supplying gateway and user terminal antenna systems to SES for its second-generation O3b mPOWER Medium Earth Orbit (“MEO”) satellite constellation. These antenna solutions are part of Comtech’s Failsafe Communications product suite and were designed and will be manufactured at Comtech’s new technology center in Basingstoke, United Kingdom. Comtech’s…

PSN Group Selects Hughes JUPITER System for Third Satellite Serving Indonesia

April 12, 2022 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC announced that PT Pasifik Satelit Nusantara (PSN), the oldest private telecommunication and information service provider in Indonesia, selected the Hughes JUPITER™ System to enable services on the Nusantara Lima very high-throughput satellite. Eleven JUPITER gateways will power 100 Gbps of capacity across Indonesia and nearby countries to…