Hispasat and Intelsat Expand Their Strategic Agreement to Provide Inflight Connectivity through Amazonas Nexus

May 11, 2023 – Hispasat and Intelsat, the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation, have reached an agreement to expand and extend the agreement reached in 2019 to lease the capacity on Hispasat’s latest satellite, Amazonas Nexus. Specifically, this new partnership includes long-term leasing of the entire satellite capacity available…

SES and TESAT to Develop Payload for Europe’s First Quantum Cryptography LEO Satellite System EAGLE-1

May 11, 2023 – EAGLE-1 consortium lead SES announces a new key partner, TESAT, responsible for developing and integrating the Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) payload for the EAGLE-1 satellite. The SES and TESAT partnership is aimed at achieving the next key milestone in building and implementing Europe’s pioneering quantum secure communications initiative EAGLE-1. Supported by…

SKY Perfect JSAT and KSAT to Jointly Provide Ground Station Services to JAXA

May 9, 2023 – By entering into a long-term agreement, SKY Perfect JSAT and KSAT will establish new earth stations globally to provide Near-Earth Tracking and Control Services to JAXA and other Japanese governmental organizations. SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, Asia’s largest satellite operator, and Kongsberg Satellite Services AS, KSAT, the world-leading ground network operator and…

APSCC Appoints Membership Sales Representative

8 May 2023, Seoul, Korea – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced the appointment of Vishaal Mathur as membership sales representative, augmenting its reach to the space and satellite industry in South Asia. The appointment is part of the organization’s initiative to substantially expand its membership and to strengthen representation in the region. Vishaal brings with…

May 2023

  • OneWeb Signs Contract with Intellian for Flat Panel User Terminals
  • Astroscale Secures JPY 3 Billion Loan Agreement with Mizuho Bank
  • Perdana Petroleum Berhad Picks MEASAT for Managed Bandwidth Services
  • Ariane 5 Successfully Launches the JUICE Space Probe for ESA

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MEASAT Rolls out Portable Satellite Service with Mont Aero

May 8, 2023 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”), Malaysia’s leading satellite solutions provider, has deployed a portable, Communications-on-the-Pause (“COTP”) service for Mont Aero Sdn Bhd (“Mont Aero”), a technology solutions company that specialises in the oil and gas and maritime industries. The portable COTP service is a quick to deploy mobile satellite broadband solution that…

Profen to Deliver High Performance Networks across Türkiye and beyond with SES’s O3b mPOWER System

May 3, 2023 – The energy companies, government agencies, the telco companies and humanitarian aid organisations in Türkiye, the Middle East and Africa will soon be able to access high-performance, low-latency satellite-based connectivity services, Profen and SES announced today. The combined capacity and infrastructure agreements will see Profen, the global high-tech solutions company, deploy SES’s…

Terry Bleakley Appointed as APSCC President

2 May 2023, Seoul, Korea – In an election taking place over in April, the membership of the Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) has appointed Terry Bleakley as APSCC President. The appointment takes effect immediately and continues through the end of April 2025. Bleakley assumes the leadership of APSCC, succeeding Gregg Daffner in the position.…

OneWeb Signs Contract with Intellian for Flat Panel User Terminals

April 27, 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, announce a contract for the supply of Intellian’s OW11FL user terminals with mass-production beginning in Q4 2023. The OW11FL is an Electronically Scanned Array (ESA)…

DISH TV Adding to Fleet with New Maxar Satellite Order

April 18, 2023 – Maxar Technologies, provider of comprehensive space solutions and secure, precise, geospatial intelligence, received an order for a direct broadcast satellite from DISH, designated ES XXV. This geostationary (GEO) communications satellite will be operated by DISH and deliver content across North America. ES XXV will be built on the proven Maxar 1300TM…

Intelsat Exclusive Satellite Provider for Delivery of PBS Content

April 17, 2023 – Intelsat recently started delivering Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) educational, music and arts content across the continental United States, as part of an exclusive satellite distribution agreement. PBS is a private, nonprofit corporation, founded in 1969, whose members are America’s public TV stations. It is a multi-platform media organization that serves America…

Kratos and ALL.SPACE to Work Together to Develop Advanced Terminal Solutions for Software-Defined Satellite Ground Systems

April 17, 2023 – Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. and ALL.SPACE announced a strategic partnership aimed at jointly developing and delivering solutions that will enable software-defined satellite ground systems to better leverage the capabilities of next-generation smart terminals. The combined solutions are expected to enhance dynamic operations end-to-end across the ground segment from the…

Hughes Introduces Smart Network Edge Software for Mission-Critical DoD Communications

April 17, 2023 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC announced availability of Hughes Smart Network Edge software for defense network operations. Leveraging the company’s experience managing widely distributed, multi-transport networks for commercial and government customers, the Hughes Smart Network Edge serves as a virtualized SD-WAN router, interconnecting at the management layer to enable network interoperability across…

Ariane 5 Successfully Launches the JUICE Space Probe for ESA

April 14, 2023 – On Friday, April 14, 2023 at 09:14 am local time, an Ariane 5 launcher, operated by Arianespace, successfully lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, carrying the European Space Agency (ESA) JUICE space probe. The spacecraft, built by Airbus Defence and Space for ESA, will carry out Europe’s first…

MediaTek and Inmarsat Join Forces on Two-way Satellite Communications Direct to Smartphones, IOT Devices and Cars

April 13, 2023 – MediaTek and Inmarsat have expanded their collaboration to bring ultra-reliable, two-way satellite services to smartphones, IoT devices, automotive and other industries. The two industry leaders are focused on enabling mobile operators, smartphone and other device manufacturers to offer satellite services, such as two-way text messaging, emergency communications, device tracking and monitoring,…

SES Secures €75 Million of Multi-Year Video Contract Extensions

April 13, 2023 – SES announced today that it has signed multi-year capacity agreements totalling more than €75 million in backlog with multiple German private and public broadcasters. The majority of renewals span several years and will enable millions of satellite TV households across Germany to continue watching SD and HD content, reinforcing SES’s position…