Kymeta Achieves ISO 9001 Certification for Global Quality

June 3, 2021 – Kymeta, the communications company making mobile global, is proud to announce it has received ISO 9001:2015 certification. ISO 9001:2015 is the world’s most widely recognized quality management standard. This standard was selected to validate Kymeta’s quality management system specifically to meet the quality expectations and requirements of Kymeta’s customers, partners, and…

Thuraya Launches SatTrack, a Tracking and Monitoring Service for its Maritime Customers

June 3, 2021 – Thuraya has launched its web-based SatTrack maritime tracking and monitoring service in partnership with FrontM, a leading international developer of software applications. Developed for vessels and fleets serviced by the Thuraya MarineStar Solution (supporting voice, tracking and monitoring), SatTrack facilitates sustainable fishing practices, improved crew welfare and safety, better fleet visibility…

Viasat Signs Ka-Band Capacity Lease Deal with Avanti Communications

June 3, 2021 – Viasat Inc., a global communications company, today announced it signed a Ka-band capacity lease agreement with Avanti Communications Group plc (Avanti) to provide additional coverage and capacity across the Middle East and Western Europe – ahead of its ViaSat-3 global constellation – to support Viasat’s expanding global mobility and enterprise businesses,…

Successful Launch Brings OneWeb Closer to ‘Five to 50’ Ambition

May 29, 2021 – OneWeb confirmed the next successful launch of 36 satellites by Arianespace from the Vostochny Cosmodrome. This launch brings OneWeb a step closer to completing its ‘Five to 50’ ambition and the start of commercial service by the end of the year. Liftoff occurred on 28 May at 18:38 BST. OneWeb’s satellites…

We4Sea Signs Inmarsat Application Provider Agreement

May 27, 2021 – Dutch performance monitoring company We4Sea and Inmarsat have signed an agreement for We4Sea to join the fast-growing group of more than 40 certified providers offering applications via Inmarsat’s digital solutions Fleet Data and Fleet Connect. The announcement coincides with news of a first We4Sea-Inmarsat collaboration to secure fleet-wide uptake for We4Sea’s…

C-COM Antennas Deployed by Netsat in Pakistan

May 26, 2021 – C-COM Satellite Systems Inc., a leading global provider of commercial grade mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, announced today that its Karachi based integrator has deployed multiple C-COM 1.2m vehicle mounted iNetVu® antenna systems for the Punjab Land Record Authority. NETSAT, Pakistan’s leading service provider and system integrator of satellite equipment, has…

Hanwha Systems $30M Investment into Kymeta Corp. Approved by CFIUS

May 26, 2021 – Kymeta Corporation announced today that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has approved a $30 million investment by Hanwha Systems Co., Ltd. (HSC) (www.hanwha.com), a leading global solutions company that provides differentiated smart technologies in defense electronics and information infrastructure, in Kymeta. The approval provided by CFIUS…

APSCC Welcomes Kymeta as New Member

24 May 2021, Seoul, Korea – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced that antenna innovator Kymeta has joined the association, further broadening the industry group’s participation from manufacturing sector of the space and satellite industry. “APSCC is delighted to welcome Kymeta as our newest member,” said APSCC President Gregg Daffner. “Their participation will strengthen…

Oneweb Establishes Key Distribution Partnership for Canada with Rock Networks

May 18, 2021 – OneWeb announced a distribution partnership for Canada with ROCK Networks, the end-to-end communications systems integrator focused on wireless and broadband solutions. The announcement was made during The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries Canadian Defence Marketplace event. OneWeb’s partnership with ROCK Networks will utilize the power of OneWeb’s Low Earth…

Hughes Debuts First-Of-Its-Kind S-band Satellite/Cellular Hybrid Terminal

May 18, 2021 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC announced availability of the Hughes 4510 satellite/cellular hybrid terminal for customers in Europe. The first-of-its-kind dual-transport terminal intelligently routes IP traffic via terrestrial or mobile satellite system (MSS) networks, enabling reliable, ubiquitous connectivity for critical applications. As the terminal moves in and out of terrestrial cellular coverage…

APSCC Welcomes Avealto as New Member

17 May 2021, Seoul, Korea – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced High Altitude Platform (HAP) provider Avealto has joined the association, breaking new ground in APSCC membership. “It is a pleasure to welcome Avealto into the Association,” said APSCC President Gregg Daffner. “As the pre-eminent satellite industry group in the Asia-Pacific region, APSCC…

Google Cloud and SpaceX’s Starlink to Deliver Secure, Global Connectivity

May 13, 2021 – Google Cloud and SpaceX today announced a new partnership to deliver data, cloud services, and applications to customers at the network edge, leveraging Starlink’s ability to provide high-speed broadband internet around the world and Google Cloud’s infrastructure. Under this partnership, SpaceX will begin to locate Starlink ground stations within Google data…

SoftBank and OneWeb Agree on Collaboration

May 13, 2021 – SoftBank Corp. and OneWeb, announced an agreement for mutual cooperation to promote OneWeb’s satellite communication services in the global and Japan markets. SoftBank and OneWeb will promote satellite communication services via the combination of OneWeb services and SoftBank’s services, including advanced communication and Digital Transformation (DX) platform services. SoftBank and OneWeb…

GSM Threats Mitigation for Military Forces at Sea

May 11, 2021 – Government and military forces around the globe that make use of ubiquitous civil GSM networks are being jeopardized when sailing from port to port with fraudulent cell towers able to intercept and spoof messages and calls, so personnel privacy and mission operations can be compromised. This kind of events typically occurs…