Successful Entry into Service of the EUTELSAT KONNECT VHTS Satellite

October 26, 2023 – Eutelsat Communications announces today the successful entry into service of its state-of-the-art EUTELSAT KONNECT VHTS Very High Throughput Satellite, at the 2.7°E orbital position. EUTELSAT KONNECT VHTS, a very high throughput satellite built by Thales Alenia Space, will provide fixed, mobile and government connectivity across Europe, North Africa and the Middle…

INTEGRASYS Announces Collaboration with Ukrainian Embassy to Donate Essential Equipment and Smart Solutions to Aid Ukraine

October 24, 2023 – INTEGRASYS, a leading provider of cutting-edge technology solutions, is proud to announce its collaboration with the Ukrainian MoD to extend support to Ukraine. As part of this initiative, INTEGRASYS will donate crucial equipment and smart solutions aimed at bolstering the country’s capabilities and demonstrating unwavering commitment during these difficult times of…

Intellian and Inmarsat Sign Agreement for Development of Next Generation Maritime Safety Terminal

October 23, 2023 – Intellian Technologies, Inc., the leading global technology and solutions provider for satellite communications and Inmarsat Maritime, a Viasat business, have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the development of a next generation GMDSS safety terminal, designed for operation over Inmarsat’s ELERA L-band network. The new safety terminals will become…

ABS Launches New Brand to Underpin Next Phase of Strategy and Growth

October 23, 2023 – ABS, a leading global satellite operator, is unveiling a dynamic new brand identity that reflects a transformative new phase of the company. With new ownership and new management in place since last year, and an ambitious strategic vision, “ABS – Agility Beyond Space” is poised to elevate its role on the…

Obituary Notice

It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we inform our members of the death of Mitsutoshi Akao, who passed away on the 11th of October 2023.   Akao had been a member of the APSCC Board of Directors from 2016 to 2020, and his support of APSCC was always incredibly strong.   We…

New Satellite Agreement to Strengthen Strategic Partnership between France and Mongolia

October 13, 2023 – A landmark agreement to construct a Mongolian national satellite telecommunications system has been reached which will strengthen the strategic partnership between Mongolia and France and boost connectivity for all Mongolians. The partnership agreement between Thales Alenia Space, a major European satellite specialist, and the Mongolia Ministry of Digital Development and Communications,…

Relativity Space and Intelsat Sign Multi-Launch Agreement for Terran R

October 11, 2023 – Relativity Space has signed a multi-year, multi-launch Launch Services Agreement (LSA) with Intelsat, operator of the largest integrated space and terrestrial network in the world. Under the agreement, Relativity will launch Intelsat satellites on Terran R as early as 2026. As a medium-to-heavy-lift, reusable launch vehicle made for growing satellite launch…

Relativity Space and Intelsat Sign Multi-Launch Agreement for Terran R

October 11, 2023 – Relativity Space has signed a multi-year, multi-launch Launch Services Agreement (LSA) with Intelsat, operator of the largest integrated space and terrestrial network in the world. Under the agreement, Relativity will launch Intelsat satellites on Terran R as early as 2026. As a medium-to-heavy-lift, reusable launch vehicle made for growing satellite launch…

Kratos’ OpenSpace® Satellite Ground Platform Achieves MEF 3.0 Carrier Ethernet Certification

October 10, 2023 – Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a technology company in Defense, National Security and Global Markets, announced today that its OpenSpace® Platform is the first commercially available, fully virtualized satellite ground system to achieve MEF 3.0 Carrier Ethernet certification. The OpenSpace Platform enables satellite operators to deliver and manage their services…

October 2023

  • Eutelsat and OneWeb Combination Heralds New Era in Space Connectivity as World’s First GEO-LEO Operator
  • Intelsat Delivers New Reliable Broadcast Connectivity Service
  • SES Introduces Cruise Industry’s First Integrated MEO-LEO Service with Starlink
  • Arianespace Signs Agreement with Intelsat for Launch of IS-45

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INTEGRASYS and Network Innovations Forge Strategic Partnership to Enhance Satellite Communication Solutions

October 4, 2023 – INTEGRASYS, a 33 years old global leader in advanced telecommunications solutions, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Network Innovations, a renowned industry player with a remarkable 35-year legacy as a global technology integrator. The formal relationship specifically features Network Innovations’ Advanced Networks division, which is dedicated to providing end-to-end…

U.S. Army Awards Comtech $48.6 Million for Next Generation EDIM SATCOM Solutions

October 3, 2023 – Comtech was recently awarded a $48.6 million contract to deliver Enterprise Digital Intermediate Frequency Multi-Carrier (EDIM) modems in support of U.S. Army satellite communications (SATCOM) digitization and modernization programs. Under the contract, Comtech will design, develop, test, and deliver EDIM units and provide hardware, software, and sustainment services to support performance…