Comtech Receives Additional Funding for U.S. Army Communications

February 7, 2023 – Comtech was awarded four Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) III Satellite Systems and Services task order modifications exceeding $20 million dollars, under the Global Tactical Advanced Communication Systems (GTACS) IDIQ award, to support global U.S. Army operations. Comtech’s portfolio of defense and security technologies are uniquely positioned to deliver capabilities that…

February 2023

  • ATLAS Works with AWS to Advance Federated Network and Expand Ground Station Coverage
  • MEASAT Partners Parcel365 to Unlock Digital Economy Potential in Rural Areas
  • APSTAR-6E Successfully Launched
  • OneWeb Confirms Successful Deployment of 40 Satellites Launched with SpaceX

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Gilat Awarded Multimillion-Dollar Contract for SATCOM Expansion on Trains in Asia-Pacific

February 2, 2023 – Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, announced today that the company was awarded a multimillion-dollar contract for the expansion of satellite communications (SATCOM) capabilities on trains in Asia-Pacific. Gilat’s ER7000 SATCOM On-The-Move antennas were chosen by a leading integrator, for installation on trains…

Thales Alenia Space to Provide TETRA Electric Propulsion for Korea’S GEO-KOMPSAT-3 Satellite

February 1, 2023 – Thales Alenia Space has signed a contract with the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) to provide electric propulsion for incorporation on their GEO-KOMPSAT-3 (GK3) satellite. Scheduled for launch in 2027, GK3 is a multi-band communications satellite that will provide broadband satellite communication services in the Korean Peninsula and surrounding maritime areas.…

MEASAT Partners Parcel365 to Unlock Digital Economy Potential in Rural Areas

January 27, 2023 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”), Malaysia’s Rural Broadband Service Provider, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Parcel365 Sdn Bhd and M2B Services Sdn Bhd (collectively “Parcel365”) to collaborate on the Digital Village365 initiative that aims to uplift rural communities and stimulate digital economic activities for B40 communities. In the Digital…

APSTAR-6E Successfully Launched

January 13, 2023 – APSTAR-6E satellite was launched at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center. APSTAR-6E satellite is a geostationary orbit satellite based on the DFH-3E satellite platform. It is purchased and owned by APSTAR Alliance Satcom Limited, an associate of APT Satellite. APT Satellite provides operation and technical support to the APSTAR-6E programme. APSTAR-6E will…

Intellian Expand Their Ku/Ka-band, Multi-orbit XEO Series

January 10, 2023 – Intellian today announces the expansion of its XEO Series, a Ku/Ka electronically switching dual-band multi-orbit VSAT antennas, with the addition of the X100D and X150D. The XEO Series has seen great traction with the X130D and X130D PM across commercial and military markets since they were first unveiled in March 2022…

CAAC Validation for Viasat’s Ka-Band In-flight Connectivity Integration Issued for Boeing 737 Series Aircraft

January 10, 2023 – Viasat Inc. has been awarded a Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) Validation of Supplemental Type Certificate (VSTC) to install its advanced Ka-band satellite connectivity system on the Boeing 737 aircraft series. Following the validation of the A320 series in April 2022, this latest approval for the 737-NG series further strengthens…

OneWeb Confirms Successful Deployment of 40 Satellites Launched with SpaceX

January 10, 2023 – OneWeb confirmed the successful deployment of 40 satellites launched by SpaceX from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. This launch is OneWeb’s 16th to-date, with only two more launches remaining to complete its first-generation constellation enabling global connectivity in 2023. With 542 satellites now in orbit, OneWeb has more than 80% of…

Hughes Launches New Managed Cybersecurity Services for Small to Mid-sized Enterprise Networks

January 5, 2023 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC, has expanded its suite of managed cybersecurity services for distributed enterprises to include managed detection and response (MDR) and SOC as a service (SOCaaS). The new offerings bring network security expertise from Hughes, plus the benefits of in-house, enterprise-grade protections, to small and mid-sized enterprises, tailored and…

Airbus to Provide Poland with a Very High Resolution Optical Satellite System

January 4, 2023 – Airbus Defence and Space has signed a contract with Poland to provide a geospatial intelligence system including the development, manufacture, launch and delivery in orbit of two high-performance optical Earth observation satellites. The contract also covers the associated ground segment, including Direct Receiving Station in Poland, launch services, training for the…

APSCC Welcomes Astroscale as Newest Member

3 January 2022, Seoul, Korea – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced that on-orbit servicing (OOS) company, Astroscale has joined the trade group, augmenting its already-broad reach in the space and satellite industry across the Asia Pacific region. “APSCC is delighted to welcome Astroscale as our newest member,” said APSCC President Gregg Daffner. “Their…