Blue Origin’s 12th Mission Is A Success

December 12, 2019 – New Shepard had a wholly successful mission on December 11, 2019. This mission was another step towards verifying New Shepard for human spaceflight as we continue to mature the safety and reliability of the vehicle. This was the 6th flight for this particular New Shepard vehicle. Blue Origin has so far…

December 2019

  • KT SAT Conducts Satellite 5G Connection
  • Ariane’s 250th Mission is a Success: TIBA-1 and Inmarsat GX5 are in Orbit!
  • The Satellite Industry Welcomes WRC-19 Decisions
  • IPSTAR Launches Broadband Service with VSAT Technology from UHP Networks in New Zealand

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Panasonic Avionics Teams up with Eutelsat to Deliver XTS In-flight Connectivity

December 5, 2019 – Panasonic Avionics Corporation has signed a multi-year agreement for Ku-band capacity on two multi-beam payloads on the EUTELSAT 10B satellite, due to be launched in 2022. This contract with Eutelsat Communications will enable Panasonic to provide multiple gigahertz of new extreme throughput (XTS1) Ku-band connectivity to airlines and their passengers flying…

Hughes JUPITER System to Power Ground Network for SES-17 Satellite

December 4, 2019 – Hughes Network System announced that SES will employ the Hughes JUPITER System to enable services on its SES-17 satellite, which is being built by Thales Alenia Space and expected to launch in 2021. The agreement calls for Hughes to supply its next-generation ground network system, including data centers and hub equipment,…

Thales Alenia Space to Build Nilesat-301 Satellite

December 4, 2019 – Thales Alenia Space announced that it has signed a contract with the Egyptian operator Nilesat to build the Nilesat-301 geostationary communications satellite, winning the contract against an international field of competitors. Positioned at 7° West, Nilesat-301 will work with Nilesat-201 to provide Ku-band services for the Middle East and North Africa.…

Azercosmos and RSCC Sign Satellite Communications Cooperation Agreement

December 3, 2019 – RSCC and Azercosmos signed a cooperation agreement pertaining to satellite communications and broadcasting services in Baku, Azerbaijan. The agreement is aimed at joining the efforts and making arrangements for the collaboration of both Azerbaijani and Russian operators in the domain of creation and development of satellite communications and broadcasting networks for…

The Satellite Industry Welcomes WRC-19 Decisions

November 26, 2019 – ‌The Global Satellite Coalition (GSC) welcomes the decisions taken at the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19), Sharm-el-Sheikh, which allow satellite services to continue to bridge digital, education, health and social divides and connect more and more citizens around the world. At the start of WRC-19, the GSC called for a…

KT SAT Conducts Satellite 5G Connection

November 25, 2019 – KT Corp. said its satellite-operating subsidiary, KT SAT, has successfully conducted a 5G data transmission with a satellite connection. The test was aimed to expand the fifth-generation technology linked to KT’s 5G network and KT SAT’s KOREASAT 6. KT SAT and the KT Institute of Convergence Technology executed the project together.…

Arabsat 6A and Newtec Dialog to Transform Sudasat’s Broadband Internet Connectivity

November 12, 2019 – Arab Satellite Communications Organization (ARABSAT) announced the signing of a contract between leading satellite service provider, Arabsat, Sudan-based VSAT service provider, Sudasat and global leader in IP-based satellite communications, ST Engineering iDirect. The agreement will see the installation of a Newtec Dialog® hub that will provide Internet services across Sudan on…

Comtech EF Data’s Heights Networking Platform Selected by Telefonica

November 6, 2019 – Comtech EF Data Corp. had its Heights™ Networking Platform selected by Telefonica for a multi-year program to upgrade Vivo Brazil and Telefonica Argentina mobile networks in support of 2G, 3G and LTE backhaul. To complement the Heights™ Networking platform, Telefonica also ordered RF amplifiers. Today, both Brazil and Argentina are experiencing…

InterSAT Selects Hughes to Power Satellite Services in Sub-Saharan Africa

November 5, 2019 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC, announced that InterSAT Communication Services FZCO (InterSAT), one of the largest and most respected providers of Internet solutions in Africa, has selected the Hughes JUPITER™ System to power its new SkyFi satellite broadband service for consumers and micro/small-to-medium enterprises (MSME/SME) across sub-Saharan Africa. The agreement calls for…

November 2019

  • Thaicom and CGWIC Sign MoU on UAV and Space Technology Cooperation
  • Eutelsat Launches an Integrated IoT Connectivity Service via Satellite
  • Satellite Industry Calls for Pragmatic Spectrum Allocation Decisions ahead of WRC19
  • Thales Alenia Space to Build EUTELSAT 10B Satellite

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