Speedcast International Ltd Files Plan of Reorganisation

October 12, 2020 – Speedcast International Limited has filed a Plan of Reorganisation and Disclosure Statement outlining the terms for its financial restructuring under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The documents set out a clear and defined timeline for creditors to submit their votes in advance of a Plan confirmation hearing anticipated…

Eutelsat Announces Successful 8-year Bond Issuance

October 7, 2020 – Eutelsat Communications today announced the successful issue by Eutelsat S.A., of 8-year senior unsecured bonds for a total of €600 million. Eutelsat has taken advantage of the current competitive market environment to raise long-term financing with an 8-year maturity on attractive terms. The transaction was well received by a diversified investor…

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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Comtech and Gilat Terminate Merger Agreement and Settle Litigation

October 5, 2020 – Comtech Telecommunications and Gilat Satellite Networks announced today that the companies have agreed to terminate the merger agreement first announced on January 29, 2020 and have settled all pending litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery. In connection with the termination and settlement agreement, Comtech has agreed to make a payment…

mu Space Uncovered the Plan of Pushing Thai Technology into Space Industry

September 30, 2020 – mu Space revealed the space technology development plan after the press conference of MoU signing between TOT and muSpace for advancement of research and development in space industry. mu Space, led by Mr. James Varayuth Yenbamroong, a space and satellite industry entrepreneur and engineer revealed another space technology development plan, confirming…

Arianespace Announces the Resumption of OneWeb Constellation’s Deployment

September 21, 2020 – Arianespace and OneWeb will resume launch operations to continue the deployment of the OneWeb constellation. The next Soyuz launch is planned as soon as December 2020 from the Vostochny Cosmodrome. Pursuant to an amended launch contract with OneWeb, the London-based communications company, Arianespace will perform 16 more Soyuz launches from three…

Intelsat Finalizes Satellite and Launch Vehicle Contracts for U.S. C-band Spectrum Transition

September 17, 2020 – Intelsat has finalized all of its required contracts with satellite manufacturers and launch-vehicle providers to move forward and meet the accelerated C-band spectrum clearing timelines established by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) earlier this year. The company has entered into a formal agreement with U.S.-based Maxar Technologies to build the final…

Equatorial Space Signs MoU with Space Development Nexus

September 15, 2020 – Singapore’s launcher startup, Equatorial Space Systems, signs an memorandum of understanding with India’s Space Development Nexus-SDNx, for suborbital launch services using the company’s Dorado rocket. The MOU is the first foray of Equatorial Space into the Indian market, and involves extensive collaboration in providing responsive, suborbital launch operations to academic and…

GMV Announces Merger of its UK Company and NSL

September 7, 2020 – GMV Innovating Solutions Limited, the UK aerospace company belonging to the Spanish technology multinational GMV, has signed a merger agreement with Nottingham Scientific Limited (NSL). GMV trades in the aerospace, defense, ICT and intelligent-transportation-systems markets while NSL is UK leader in satellite navigation and critical applications. After the agreement GMV becomes…

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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Sky Italia Renews Capacity Contract at Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD Position

September 2, 2020 – Eutelsat Communications and Sky Italia have reached a strategic agreement for the renewal of Sky’s capacity contract at Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD position. The agreement represents the latest step in the long-standing partnership between Sky, the pre-eminent anchor customer on HOTBIRD, and Eutelsat which has supported since 2003 the development of Sky, the…

Speedcast Extends Colombian Rural High-speed Internet with Hughes

September 2, 2020 – Speedcast International Limited, the world’s most trusted satellite services and IT solutions provider, has been awarded a project to provide high-speed internet to 250 sites across rural Colombia. The government initiative will provide Colombians from Guajira to Amazonas with near-instant internet access – even in regions where fiber, cable and LTE…