Astroscale Japan Awarded Grant of up to U.S. $80 Million by Government of Japan to Inspect a Large Defunct Satellite in Orbit

October 2, 2023 – Astroscale Japan Inc. has been selected by the Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (“MEXT”) for its Small and Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to develop an on-orbit inspection demonstration mission that will image and diagnose a large, defunct satellite in space. The MEXT-funded project is divided into…

Eutelsat and OneWeb Combination Heralds New Era in Space Connectivity as World’s First GEO-LEO Operator

September 28, 2023 – Eutelsat announced the completion of its all-share combination with OneWeb, the global low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications network, following the approval today at the Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meeting of Eutelsat shareholders. This combination forms Eutelsat Group. The Company remains headquartered in Paris. OneWeb will be a subsidiary operating commercially…

Schools in Remote Areas Empowered by CONNECTme NOW Services

September 22, 2023 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”), Malaysia’s Rural Broadband Service Provider, is now connecting close to 600 school sites in remote locations nationwide through its CONNECTme NOW high-speed wireless satellite broadband services, in line with its commitment to provide greater access to connectivity for education, especially in underserved rural communities. The CONNECTme NOW…

Eutelsat and Eurovision Services Sign New Long-term Partnership to Deliver Live Sports Events over Europe and MENA

September 19, 2023 – Eutelsat Communications announces that Eurovision Services has signed a new agreement, renewing their long-standing partnership, for capacity on several satellites including 7° East and 10° East, two leading orbital locations for professional video services. This multi-year agreement enables Eurovision Services (ES) to support the live transmission of major sports events to…

Intellian and OneWeb Announce Innovative Flat Panel Series for Global LEO Connectivity

September 19, 2023 – Intellian Technologies Inc., a global provider of resilient multi-constellation, feature-rich satellite user terminals and communications solutions, and OneWeb, the low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, have today announced a new product portfolio of Intellian Flat Panel user terminals for use on OneWeb’s network. Intellian’s Flat Panel Series is a suite…

Intelsat Inflight Connectivity Expanded to All Airbus Aircraft

September 19, 2023 – Intelsat announced that its multi-orbit network offerings, relying on LEO and GEO satellites, will be available to airlines and aircraft lessors through Airbus’ Airspace Link (HBCplus) solution. Intelsat will be the largest service provider in the manufacturer’s flexible IFC service catalogue. Starting with aircraft deliveries targeting the first half of 2026,…

Intelsat Delivers New Reliable Broadcast Connectivity Service

September 15, 2023 – Intelsat announced a new content distribution system that will use the internet to transport quality video content around the globe. The IntelsatOne IP service capitalizes on Intelsat’s decades of satellite and terrestrial experience to deliver reliability, customer service, global reach, content backup capabilities and scalability. IntelsatOne IP is designed as a…

Intelsat Delivers New Reliable Broadcast Connectivity Service

September 15, 2023 – Intelsat announced a new content distribution system that will use the internet to transport quality video content around the globe. The IntelsatOne IP service capitalizes on Intelsat’s decades of satellite and terrestrial experience to deliver reliability, customer service, global reach, content backup capabilities and scalability. IntelsatOne IP is designed as a…

Comtech Launches Network Agnostic Dynamic Cloud Platform for Satellite Providers

September 14, 2023 – Comtech announced today its Dynamic Cloud Platform (DCP) is now available for commercial and government satellite service providers in U.S. and international markets. Comtech’s DCP will enable traditionally disparate satellite systems and ground station infrastructures to be easily integrated, creating a new path to introduce cloud-based applications, waveforms, and services. The…

Arianespace Signs Agreement with Intelsat for Launch of IS-45

September 13, 2023 – Intelsat again chooses Arianespace to deliver next generation system IS-45 delivering Ku- band fixed-satellite services. Intelsat IS-45 is the 67th satellite to be launched by Arianespace to the benefit of longtime customer Intelsat (since 1983). Arianespace today announced a contract with Intelsat to launch the IS-45 payload with Ariane 6. IS-45…

Thaicom Contracts Airbus for a OneSat Flexible Telecommunications Satellite

September 11, 2023 – Thaicom Public Company Limited, a leading Asian satellite operator and space technology company, has selected Airbus for its new generation software-defined high throughput satellite. Airbus will provide one of its latest designed satellites – a fully reconfigurable OneSat. This Thaicom satellite will provide extended connectivity in Ku-band over the Asia-Pacific region…

INTEGRASYS Bolsters Expansion Strategy with the Acquisition of SCIURUS

September 5, 2023 – INTEGRASYS S.A, a pioneering leader in software satellite communications solutions, has announced the successful acquisition of SCIURUS, a Spanish dynamic technology company known for its cutting-edge innovation, and intellectual property with state-of-the-art prototypes. This strategic move marks a significant step in INTEGRASYS group’s ambitious expansion plan, which has been steadily unfolding…

Intelsat Selected by Air Canada for Expanded Fleet Connectivity

September 5, 2023 – Air Canada and Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and leading provider of in-flight connectivity (IFC), today announced an agreement for Intelsat to provide connectivity systems for nearly 100 additional aircraft across the airline’s fleet, including Intelsat’s new multi-orbit electronically steered array (ESA) antenna…

September 2023

  • SES and Telemor Expand Partnership to Deliver Enhanced Connectivity Services in Timor-Leste
  • Korean Air Selects Viasat Inflight Broadband Service for Airbus A321neo Fleet
  • Eutelsat and Thaicom to Partner for New Software-Defined Satellite over Asia
  • Intelsat Wins U.S. Defense Department Low Earth Orbit Satellite Opportunity

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Sat One Secures OneWeb Capacity for Australia and New Zealand

September 1, 2023 – OneWeb and Sat One, the Perth based satellite service company that provides telecommunications services to enterprise customers, announced today a multi-year, multi-million dollar partnership to deliver OneWeb’s low Earth orbit (LEO) connectivity solutions across Australia and New Zealand. Powered by OneWeb’s LEO satellite communications network, Sat One will be able to…

SES and Telemor Expand Partnership to Deliver Enhanced Connectivity Services in Timor-Leste

August 31, 2023 – Telemor (Viettel Timor Unipessoal Lda), the leading mobile operator in Timor-Leste, and SES announced the renewal of their eight-year partnership which involves enabling Telemor to deliver upgraded mobile connectivity to residents and businesses in Timor-Leste. Under the new agreement, Telemor will increase its service uptake substantially on SES’s O3b constellation operating…