MEASAT and Parcel365 to Accelerate Rural Entrepreneurship in Partnership with Corporate Sectora

August 24, 2023 – MEASAT officially activated the Program Transformasi Usahawan (PTU) segment of the KampungDigital365.com initiative today, in partnership with Parcel365 Sdn Bhd and M2B Services Sdn Bhd (collectively “Parcel365”). The activation was marked by a launch event that included the introduction of the PTU platform, which enables corporations and individuals to support the…

Viasat Provides Status of Inmarsat-6 F2

August 24, 2023 – Viasat Inc. confirmed that its Inmarsat-6 F2 (I6 F2) satellite, which was launched on February 18, 2023, has suffered a power subsystem anomaly during its orbit raising phase. At this stage, Viasat and Airbus, the satellite’s manufacturer, are working to determine the root cause of the anomaly and assess whether the…

SES and We Are IT to Deliver Internet Connectivity to 43 Commission of Elections Sites across Mindanao, the Philippines

August 23, 2023 – SES and We Are IT (WIT), the Philippines’ leading telecommunications service provider, announced their first partnership to deliver connectivity services via the SES-9 satellite to 43 Filipino Commission of Elections (COMELEC) offices. The partnership will see SES enable WIT to deliver reliable and secure connectivity to COMELEC offices in Mindanao, the…

Intelsat Wins U.S. Defense Department Low Earth Orbit Satellite Opportunity

August 23, 2023 – Intelsat has been tapped to provide commercial satellite communications bandwidth, equipment and services to the U.S. Defense Department, as part of a 10-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) U.S. Space Force contract. “As a trusted provider of resilient satellite communication services to the U.S. Government for 60 years, Intelsat is uniquely…

Equatorial Launch Australia Signs Multi-Launch Contract with Innospace

August 17, 2023 – Equatorial Launch Australia (ELA) has today signed a multi-year, multi-launch contract with Korean aerospace company, INNOSPACE, for a series of orbital launches from the Australian spaceport. The agreement will see the launch of several INNOSPACE rocket variants each carrying between 50kg and 500kg payloads into low earth orbit from the ASC…

Viasat Real-Time Earth Opens Ground Station in Japan

August 14, 2023 – Viasat Inc. announced the opening of a Real-Time Earth (RTE) ground station in Hokkaido, Japan, now enabling RTE customers the ability to downlink Ka-band payload data in the northwestern Pacific at the site hosted by RTE partner Infostellar. This new ground site gives RTE customers unique access to a strategic location…

MEASAT Provides Astro Kasih Hostels with CONNECTme NOW Service

August 10, 2023 – MEASAT is partnering with Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad (“Astro”) to provide complimentary CONNECTme NOW high-speed broadband services to two Astro Kasih Hostels in East Malaysia. The initiative currently benefits over 200 primary school students from remote hostels in SK Magandai (Kota Marudu) in Sabah and SK Sungai Paku (Kapit) in Sarawak.…

Marlink Simplifies Operations and Expands Network Flexibility with Upgrade to ST Engineering iDirect Dialog 2.5.1

August 8, 2023 – ST Engineering iDirect announced that service provider Marlink has upgraded to the latest Dialog® 2.5.1 release to take full advantage of its global network, increasing performance and simplifying the operations of customers across several markets. The latest release effectively combines the extra-high throughput from high resolution coding (HRC) and scaling from…

August 2023

  • AXESS Networks Joins Forces with ABS to Expand Satellite Coverage and Capabilities over the Middle East
  • Successful Entry into Service of the Multi-mission EUTELSAT 10B Satellite
  • Hughes JUPITER 3 Satellite Successfully Launches, Heralds the Start of a New Era of Connectivity
  • Astranis & Orbits Corp to Launch the First-ever Internet Satellite Dedicated to the Philippines

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Eutelsat and Thaicom to Partner for New Software-Defined Satellite over Asia

August 7, 2023 – Eutelsat Communications announces that its subsidiary Eutelsat Asia PTE. LTD. has signed a partnership agreement with Space Tech Innovation Limited (STI), a subsidiary of Thaicom, a leading Asian satellite operator, related to a new software-defined satellite (SDS) to be positioned at the 119.5° East orbital slot over Asia. Under this partnership,…

SKY Perfect JSAT and Intelsat Launched Horizons-4/Galaxy 37 to Provide Capacity over North America and Pacific

August 3, 2023 – SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation and Intelsat successfully launched a new satellite to satisfy the growing connectivity demands in the North America and Pacific region. Known as Horizons-4/Galaxy 37 (“H-4/G-37”), the satellite was launched aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch vehicle from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, U.S.A at 2:00 p.m. on…

Intelsat Galaxy 37/Horizons-4 Satellite Successfully Launched

August 3, 2023 – Intelsat announced the successful launch of Galaxy 37/Horizons-4 (G-37/H-4), setting a new record for the commercial satellite industry by sending eight geostationary satellites into space within 10 months. The Maxar-manufactured satellite launched aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida at 1:00 a.m. EDT. G-37/H-4 separated…